ITE Seminar Series


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513 Weil Hall
1949 Stadium Rd.
Gainesville, FL 32611


Operations of Modular Transit Vehicles under Oversaturated Traffic

Dynamic capacity design holds promise for reducing the energy consumption of urban mass transit systems, e.g., urban rail transits, bus rapid transits, shared autonomous vehicles. In this study, we investigate the joint design problem of dispatch headway and vehicle capacity for a transit system under oversaturated traffic. Two optimization models are proposed to solve a shuttle problem from both microscopic and macroscopic views, and the results will be presented.

Dr. Xiaopeng Li is an associate professor at the University of South Florida. His major research interests include network shared mobility, connected and autonomous traffic
control, integrating macroscopic timespace network modeling with microscopic vehicle trajectory control. He is a recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award. He has published 41 peer-reviewed journal papers. He has been the PI or a co-PI for multiple federal and state research projects, including four sponsored by NSF.


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