Operating headway-based transit service during high frequency service hours can reduce bus bunching.
Analysis of bus dispatch system data from Portland, Oregon.
Made Public Date
09/26/2017

1076

TriMet Route 15
Portland
Oregon
United States
TwitterLinkedInFacebook
Identifier
2015-00726

Lessons Learned

It is suggested that transit operators consider moving from a schedule-based service to a headway-based service during high frequency service hours to reduce bus bunching. Late departures of the first bus and on-time or early departures of the following bus are major causes of bus bunching.

Using Archived AVL/APC Bus Data to Identify Spatial-Temporal Causes of Bus Bunching

Using Archived AVL/APC Bus Data to Identify Spatial-Temporal Causes of Bus Bunching
Publication Sort Date
01/01/2011
Author
Feng, Wei; and Miguel Figliozzi
Publisher
Transportation Research Board

(Our website has many links to other organizations. While we offer these electronic linkages for your convenience in accessing transportation-related information, please be aware that when you exit our website, the privacy and accessibility policies stated on our website may not be the same as that on other websites.)

Goal Areas
System Engineering Elements

Focus Areas Taxonomy: