Impact of traffic conditions and carpool lane availability on peer-to-peer ridesharing demand

Sara Masoud, Young Jun Son, Neda Masoud, Jay Jayakrishnan

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Abstract

A peer-to-peer ridesharing system connects drivers who are using their personal vehicles to conduct their daily activities with passengers who are looking for rides. A well-designed and properly implemented ridesharing system can bring about social benefits, such as alleviating congestion and its adverse environmental impacts, as well as personal benefits in terms of shorter travel times and/or financial savings for the individuals involved. In this paper, the goal is to study the impact of availability of carpool lanes and traffic conditions on ridesharing demand using an agent-based simulation model. Agents will be given the option to use their personal vehicles, or participate in a ridesharing system. An exact many-to-many ride-matching algorithm, where each driver can pick-up and drop-off multiple passengers and each passenger can complete his/her trip by transferring between multiple vehicle, is used to match drivers with passengers. The proposed approach is implemented in AnyLogic® ABS software with a real travel data set of Los Angeles, California. The results of this research will shed light on the types of urban settings that will be more recipient towards ridesharing services.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages2067-2072
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020
Event2016 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, ISERC 2016 - Anaheim, United States
Duration: May 21 2016May 24 2016

Conference

Conference2016 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, ISERC 2016
CountryUnited States
CityAnaheim
Period5/21/165/24/16

Keywords

  • Agent-Based Simulation (ABS)
  • Peer-to-peer ridesharing
  • Ride-matching algorithm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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