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Dynamic Ridesharing in Peak Travel Periods

Hui Luo, Zhifeng Bao, Farhana Choudhury, Shane Culpepper
2019 IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering  
In this paper, we study a variant of the dynamic ridesharing problem with a specific focus on peak hours: Given a set of drivers and rider requests, we aim to match drivers to each rider request by achieving  ...  Our problem can be distinguished from existing work in three aspects: (1) Previous work did not fully explore the impact of peak travel periods where the number of rider requests is much greater than the  ...  In this paper, we focus on the dynamic ridesharing problem, specifically during peak hour travel periods.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tkde.2019.2961341 fatcat:hk6ea7udnbbfdh4e22fb67zpvm

Dynamic Ridesharing

Caroline Rodier, Farzad Alemi, Dylan Smith
2016 Transportation Research Record  
The analysis also suggests a potentially promising policy combination: a moderately used regional dynamic ridesharing system with a 10-to 30-cent increase in the per mile cost of auto travel, which together  ...  Moderate dynamic ridesharing alone compares favorably, with a 9% reduction in VMT, to transit-oriented development and auto pricing scenarios.  ...  Network assignment is for the following time periods: the early off-peak period (3 to 6 a.m.), the morning peak period (6 to 10 a.m.), midday (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), the p.m. peak (3 to 7 p.m.), and off-peak  ... 
doi:10.3141/2542-15 fatcat:byno4dpf2zgcteekik3hddkmkm

Markets for Dynamic Ridesharing?

Elizabeth Deakin, Karen Trapenberg Frick, Kevin M. Shively
2010 Transportation Research Record  
About half of the students arrive during the morning peak period, whereas just one-quarter typically departs from the campus during the afternoon peak period.  ...  Are there enough potential users in the same corridors for dynamic ridesharing to be a viable and sustainable form of travel? 3. When and how might commuters use a dynamic ridematching service? 4.  ... 
doi:10.3141/2187-17 fatcat:zqbh6puhojhgvhywlbrlyeq5ru

Dynamic Optimal Pricing of Ridesharing Platforms under Network Externalities with Stochastic Demand

Wenjie Wang, Lei Xie, Baogui Xin
2021 Complexity  
We propose dynamic pricing strategies under two demand scenarios that minimize order loss in the surge demand period and maximize social welfare in the declining demand period.  ...  The main purpose of this paper is to establish the optimal pricing model of ridesharing platforms to dynamically coordinate uncertain supply and stochastic demand with network externalities in order to  ...  Dynamic pricing is used in electricity market for load management in the peak period [26] . Sharifi et al.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/6442797 fatcat:urfc55ug5bhglcswtyyvascey4

Spatial Heterogeneous Characteristics of Ridesharing in Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei Region of China

Ye Ma, Biying Yu, Meimei Xue
2018 Energies  
Then, this paper conducts an in-depth study by summarizing the travel pattern characteristics and evaluating the environmental impacts that result from individuals participating in ridesharing services  ...  Ridesharing is becoming popular in many cities in China where transportation alternatives are easily accessible.  ...  Thus, ridesharing could be a better supplementary travel mode for people in Shijiazhuang in non-peak hours.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en11113214 fatcat:epggiucambcu5gmar7dltbv2v4

A Distributed Urban Traffic Congestion Prevention Mechanism for Mixed Flow of Human-Driven and Autonomous Electric Vehicles

Chenn-Jung Huang, Kai-Wen Hu, Hsing Yi Ho, Bing Zhen Xie, Chien-Chih Feng, Hung-Wen Chuang
2021 International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems  
Accordingly, this work tackles the complex task of traffic management in urban areas during peak periods by using practical congestion prevention strategies that consider the characteristics of mixed traffic  ...  A B S T R A C T Traffic congestion in urban areas has become a critical problem that municipal governments cannot overlook.  ...  However, the disparity in the travel times between off-peak periods and peak periods cannot be overlooked because the driving speeds of CAV fleet vehicles can be automatically raised owing to the low traffic  ... 
doi:10.2991/ijcis.d.210608.001 fatcat:7yatm2hrdbduzoww33fz4hew2e

Dynamic Taxi-Sharing Service Using Intelligent Transportation System Technologies

Chi-Chung Tao
2007 2007 International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Mobile Computing  
This paper gives an overview of the taxi-sharing service, presents key algorithms for dynamic rideshare matching processes, describes the field trial operation of the system in Taipei Nei-Hu Science and  ...  Technology Park and discusses empirical results to provide valuable implications for better taxisharing service in the future.  ...  Dynamic rideshare matching differs from traditional rideshare matching in following ways: Traditional systems assume the traveler has a fixed schedule and a fixed set of origins and destinations [5] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/wicom.2007.795 fatcat:3wzcxnjxarfahlk65hprcseygi

Demand for shared mobility to replace private mobility using connected and automated vehicles [article]

Seyed Mehdi Meshkani and Shadi Djavadian and Bilal Farooq
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Moreover, total travel time of the network goes down by seven per cent indicating that traffic congestion was reduced in the network.  ...  We examine how introduction of Shared Connected and Automated vehicles (SCAVs) as a new mobility mode could affect travel demand, welfare, as well as traffic congestion in the network.  ...  Study period for our simulation is 7:45am-8:00am which is part of morning peak period and just vehicles whose both origin and destinations are in downtown Toronto are considered.  ... 
arXiv:2103.09951v1 fatcat:ekfcy4zbgrfadaukrle3pev4gu

Promoting Peer-to-Peer Ridesharing Services as Transit System Feeders

Neda Masoud, Daisik Nam, Jiangbo Yu, R. Jayakrishnan
2017 Transportation Research Record  
Peer-to-peer ridesharing is a recently emerging travel alternative that can help accommodate the growth in urban travel demand and at the same time alleviate problems such as excessive vehicular emissions  ...  Prior ridesharing projects suggest that the demand for ridesharing is usually shifted from transit, while its true benefits are realized when the demand shifts from single-occupancy vehicles.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge the University of California Center on Economic Competitiveness in Transportation (UCConnect), the region 9 center of the US Department of Transportation University  ... 
doi:10.3141/2650-09 fatcat:tpsbumiuy5ek3a7cao62tt7gim

Simulation-Based Modelling of the Impact of Ridesharing on Urban System

J. Sun, S. F. Liu, X. H. Zhang, D. Q. Gong
2022 International Journal of Simulation Modelling  
Then, in the ridesharing system (RS), four levels of supply are taken as examples, and passenger travel time is disaggregated to quantify how the definition of vicinity in the matching process affects  ...  Finally, a summary of the level of supply and the range of vicinity where ridesharing can be effective is presented in terms of the total distance travelled by the system.  ...  The work presented in this study remains the sole responsibility of the authors.  ... 
doi:10.2507/ijsimm21-1-co2 fatcat:7nxqh7fzdvfrnidvkxovukqsni

Shared Mobility and Last-Mile Connectivity to Metro Public Transport: Survey Design Aspects for Determining Willingness for Intermodal Ridesharing in Athens

Alexandros Deloukas, Georgios Georgiadis, Panagiotis Papaioannou
2020 Zenodo  
The paper envisages the behavioural underpinning of combined rail- rideshare travel companion platform in the first/last mile context through the design of a SP experiment, as mode choice is concerned.  ...  Shared mobility in the form of car- pooling is a viable alternative in connection to urban rail, especially when appropriate incentives and ridematching tools are effectuated.  ...  This work is funded by the EU SHIFT2RAIL programme under grant agreement no. 881825 'RIDE2RAIL -Travel Companion enhancements and RIDE-sharing services synchronized to RAIL and Public Transport' (duration  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4943539 fatcat:kaxftmeu35frjd546oh33zulbi

Simulation analysis of a dynamic ridesharing model

Antoni Guasch, Jaume Figueras, Pau Fonseca i Casas, Cristina Montanola-Sales, Josep Casanovas-Garcia
2014 Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2014  
This paper describes a dynamic ridesharing model proposal for commuters living in a small community in the Barcelona metropolitan area.  ...  The quality of a dynamic ridesharing service is critical for commuters who need to reach their end destination on time every day.  ...  during off-peak periods and the cost of reaching low-demand areas.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2014.7020043 dblp:conf/wsc/GuaschJCMC14 fatcat:jcd3eclskzdb5jticw3vxad2f4

Modeling autonomous dynamic vanpooling services in SUMO by integrating a dynamic routing scheduler

Moeid Qurashi, Hai Jiang, Constantinos Antoniou
2020 Zenodo  
The platform implementation is still in the final phases and some preliminary results are depicted for different van fleet sizes and passenger requests served, running the scheduler based on dynamic travel  ...  , demographics, peak-offpeak hours, etc.).  ...  , peak-offpeak hours etc.).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4955079 fatcat:6ipcgeihujeo5p52telkffv6zu

Incentives for Ridesharing: A Case Study of Welfare and Traffic Congestion

Changle Song, Julien Monteil, Jean-Luc Ygnace, David Rey, Dilum Dissanayake
2021 Journal of Advanced Transportation  
commuting periods.  ...  Ridesharing, in the sense of carpooling, has emerged as a travel mode with the potential to reduce congestion by increasing the average vehicle occupancy rates and reduce the number of vehicles during  ...  First, many ridesharing platforms use dynamic transaction fee rates which influences users' preferences in the long run [65] .  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/6627660 fatcat:zdjtcjq2w5cpzash2go6otxsky

Measuring Taxi Accessibility Using Grid-Based Method with Trajectory Data

Shixiong Jiang, Wei Guan, Zhengbing He, Liu Yang
2018 Sustainability  
In general, grid cells with higher accessibilities in one time period are likely to also have higher accessibilities in other time periods.  ...  Both the GPS signals and opportunities that include the constant points of interest, total drop-offs, and dynamic drop-offs, are aggregated in these grid cells.  ...  Acknowledgments: The author is grateful to Xu Chen for the assistance in English writing.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10093187 fatcat:fbzdhnhfvvcwbgz6xtxsepvivi
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