• TRB 100th Annual Meeting - A Virtual Event

      January 2021

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Lectern Session 1610

Innovations in Bus Transit Systems Planning, Design, and Operations

Tuesday, January 14 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM ET
Lectern | AICP Certification
Thomas Schwetz, Lane Transit District
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Bus Transit Systems (AP050A)

Innovation is a key to promote bus transit systems planning, design, and operations. Many transit agencies have adopted innovated technology, operation plans and strategies in order to enhance and/or supplement their transit services to the public. This section discusses the innovations in bus rapid transit systems, tactical transit lanes, electric bus holding, and energy and emission impact of autonomous bus. Audiences who are interested in how innovations enhance bus transit systems are welcome to join this session. 

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Title Presentation Number
Understanding the Effectiveness of Bus Rapid Transit Systems in Small- and Medium-Sized Cities in North America
Michaela Sidloski, University of Saskatchewan
Ehab Diab, University of Saskatchewan
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Tactical Transit Lanes: Recent Trends
John Gahbauer, University of California, Los Angeles
Juan Matute, University of California, Los Angeles
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Bus Holding of Electric Vehicles: An Exact Optimization Approach
Konstantinos Gkiotsalitis, University of Twente
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Evaluating Energy and Emission Impact of Autonomous Bus on Urban Expressway
Yixin Zhang, Beijing Jiaotong University
Xumei Chen, Beijing Jiaotong University
Lei Yu, Texas Southern University
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