Optimisation of vehicle population and reduction of CO2 emission
by Huajun Tang; Chuan Pang; Chi To Ng
International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics (IJSTL), Vol. 6, No. 4, 2014

Abstract: This paper aims to reduce the population and CO2 emission of the free shuttle bus (FSB) in Macau. Firstly, we investigate the operational conditions of the FSBs among the 15 casinos in Macau, including the transit time of FSBs and the number of visitors. Then we build a series of integer programming models to optimise the population of FSBs with a reduction of 49.4%. Finally, based on the reduction result of the vehicle population, we conclude that the CO2 emission of FSBs could be reduced by 60.4% with the present service level.

Online publication date: Tue, 10-Jun-2014

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