Line Planning with Minimal Traveling Time

Anita SchöBel & Susanne Scholl
An important strategic element in the planning process of public transportation is the development of a line concept, i.e. to find a set of paths for operating lines on them. So far, most of the models in the literature aim to minimize the costs or to maximize the number of direct travelers. In this paper we present a new approach minimizing the travel times over all customers including penalties for the transfers needed. This approach...