Public Transport to the fORe ! ∗

  title={Public Transport to the fORe ! ∗},
  author={Ralf Bornd{\"o}rfer and Martin Gr{\"o}tschel and Marc E. Pfetsch}
Can OR methods help the public transport industry to break even? How would you build a public transport system? For example, have a look at Berlin. The BVG, Berlin’s public transport company, maintains a network of 2,423 km, operates 197 lines with 3,286 stops, using 1,554 busses, 1,391 subway cars, and 599 trams from 12 depots, and has 13,409 employees [7]. The BVG currently transports about 800 million passengers per year and covers about 40% of the total non-pedestrian traffic volume of the… CONTINUE READING

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