In this paper, we propose a new network representation for modeling schedule-based transit systems. The proposed network representation, called trip-based, uses transit vehicle trips as network edges and takes into account the transfer stop hierarchy in transit networks. Based on the trip-based network, we propose a set of path algorithms for schedule-based transit networks, including algorithms for the shortest path, a logit-based hyperpath, and a transit A*. The algorithms are applied to a large-scale transit network and shown to have better computational performance compared to the existing labeling algorithms.
- Network hierarchy
- Public transit modeling
- Schedule-based transit network
- Shortest path
- Transit A*