Overcoming the Last-Mile Problem with Transportation and Land-Use Improvements: An Agent-Based Approach

  title={Overcoming the Last-Mile Problem with Transportation and Land-Use Improvements: An Agent-Based Approach},
  author={Moira L. Zellner and Dean Massey and Yoram Shiftan and Jonathan Levine and Maria Josefa Arquero},
Transit in the United States often suffers from the problem of inability to deliver travelers all the way from their point of origin to their destination. This “last-mile” problem is thought to deter transit use among riders with auto access, even when high quality transit service is provided for the majority of the trip distance. This study explores how transportation improvements, including automated driverless shuttles between origins of trips and nearby transit stations, and physical… 

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