Urban Transportation Networks
by Yosef Sheffi
Publisher: Prentice Hall 1985
Number of pages: 415
This book describes how the flow pattern throughout an urban network can be determined by modeling two mechanisms -- travel decisions and congestion. The analysis here looks at transportation level of service (or its inverse, travel disutility) and flows.
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