Demand-Responsive Shared Transportation: A Self-Interested Proposal

Pasqual Martí, Jaume Jordán, Fernando De la Prieta, Holger Billhardt, Vicente Julian
2021 Electronics  
With the world population highly increasing, efficient methods of transportation are more necessary than ever. On the other hand, the sharing economy must be explored and applied where possible, aiming to palliate the effects of human development on the environment. In this paper we explore demand-responsive shared transportation as a system with the potential to serve its users' displacement needs while being less polluting. In contrast with previous works, we focus on a distributed proposal
more » ... at allows each vehicle to retain its private information. Our work describes a partially dynamic system in which the vehicles are self-interested: they decide which users to serve according to the benefit it reports them. With our modelling, the system can be adapted to mobility platforms of autonomous drivers and even simulate the competition among different companies.
doi:10.3390/electronics11010078 fatcat:rb244di6avb6jiyhqtcot6zofy