A service choice model for optimizing taxi service delivery

Shih-Fen Cheng, Xin Qu
2009 2009 12th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems  
Taxi service has undergone radical revamp in recent years. In particular, significant investments in communication system and GPS devices have improved quality of taxi services through better dispatches. In this paper, we propose to leverage on such infrastructure and build a service choice model that helps individual drivers in deciding whether to serve a specific taxi stand or not. We demonstrate the value of our model by applying it to a real-world scenario. We also highlight interesting new
more » ... potential approaches that could significantly improve the quality of taxi services.
doi:10.1109/itsc.2009.5309520 fatcat:jju7yzx7tbfsxlsbu7lokrbvge