Fleet Management for Vehicle Sharing Operations

  title={Fleet Management for Vehicle Sharing Operations},
  author={Rahul Nair and Elise Miller-Hooks},
  journal={Transportation Science},
Transit, touted as a solution to urban mobility problems, cannot match the addictive flexibility of the automobile. 86.5% of all trips in the U.S. are in personal vehicles (USDOT 2001). A more recent approach to reduce automobile ownership is through the use of vehicle sharing programs (VSPs). A VSP involves a fleet of vehicles located strategically at stations across the transportation network. In its most flexible form, users are free to check out vehicles at any station and return them to… CONTINUE READING
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