Intermodal Transit Station Computer Simulation Model

by J. Sam Lott, JKH Mobility Services, Inc, Houston, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Automated People Movers IV

Abstract:

The specifications and features of an Intermodal Transit Station simulation model are discussed, including train schedule data base preparation, ticketing and baggage claim processing, boarding and alighting activity, and passage from public to paid areas through controlled process points. A description is given of a working computer simulation specifically designed to model the pedestrian flows through the curbfronts, corridors, concessions, elevators/escalators and fare collection turnstiles of an example intermodal transit station.



Subject Headings: Computer models | Flow simulation | Public transportation | Railroad stations | Rail transportation | Scheduling | Simulation models | Databases

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