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Assessment of innovative measures implemented in European bus systems using key performance indicators
Año:2014
Áreas de investigación
  • Ingenierías,
  • Transporte
Datos
Descripción
This paper reports the results of the assessment of a range of measures implemented in bus systems in five European cities to improve the use of public transport by increasing its attractiveness and enhancing its image in urban areas. This research was conducted as part of the EBSF project (European Bus System of the Future) from 2008 to 2012. New buses (prototypes), new vehicle and infrastructure technologies, and operational best practices were introduced, all of which were combined in a system approach. The measures were assessed using multicriteria analysis to simultaneously evaluate a certain number of criteria that need to be aggregated. Each criterion is measured by one or more key performance indicators (KPI) calculated in two scenarios (reference scenario, with no measure implemented; and project scenario, with the implementation of some measures), in order to evaluate the difference in the KPI performance between the reference and project scenario. The results indicate that the measures produce a greater benefit in issues related to bus system productivity and customer satisfaction, with the greatest impact on aspects of perceptions of comfort, cleanliness and quality of service, information to passengers and environmental issues. The study also reveals that the implementation of several measures has greater social utility than very specific and isolated measures.
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
No
Título de la revista
Public Transport
ISSN
1613-7159
Factor de impacto JCR
Información de impacto
Volumen
DOI
10.1007/s12469-014-0085-0
Número de revista
6
Desde la página
257
Hasta la página
282
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Participantes
  • Autor: Rocío Cascajo Jiménez (UPM)
  • Autor: Andres Monzon De Caceres (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Planificación del Transporte
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de Investigación del Transporte
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Civil: Transporte y Territorio
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