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    • A mathematical approach and review of the modeling of taxi services 

      Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel; Salanova Grau, Josep Maria (2012)
      Conference report
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      This paper presents a mathematical model for the estimation of the key performance indicators of the taxi markets in urban areas. These key parameters are basically the demand and supply for taxi services, the waiting time ...
    • A Methodology for assessing the impact of living labs on urban design: the case of the furnish project 

      Aquilué Junyent, Inés; Caicedo, Angélica; Moreno Sanz, Joan; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel; Pagès Giralt, Laia (2021-04-20)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper presents a framework to support the assessment of urban design projects through Urban Living Labs (ULLs). The framework is based on the Tactical Urbanism (TU) practices and involves the use of Mobile Urban ...
    • Agent based modeling for simulating taxi services[: case study in Barcelona] 

      Salanova Grau, Josep Maria; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel (Elsevier, 2015)
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      Taxi services account for a significant part of the daily trips in most of cities around the world. Due to the fact that most of the taxi markets are regulated by a central authority there is the need for developing tools ...
    • Agent based modeling for simulation of taxi services 

      Salanova Grau, Josep Maria; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel; Mitsakis, Evangelos; Stamos, Iraklis (2013-12)
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      This paper presents an agent based model for simulating taxi services in urban areas. The three operation modes (hailing, stand and dispatching) are modeled and tested in the Sioux Falls network. Taxi models presented in ...
    • Agent-based simulation framework for the taxi sector modeling 

      Salanova Grau, Josep Maria; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel; Tzenos, Panagiotis; Aifandopoulou, G. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Conference report
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      Taxi services account for a significant part of the daily trips in most cities around the world. These services are regulated by a central authority, which usually monitors the performance of the taxi services provision ...
    • Aggregated modeling of urban taxi services 

      Salanova Grau, Josep Maria; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel; Amat Bertran, Carles (2014)
      Conference report
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      Various models have been developed for calculating the variables that characterize the taxi services in urban regions and defining the principal policy measures such as fleet size, fares or available operational modes. ...
    • An evaluation of urban consolidation centers through continuous analysis with non-equal market share companies 

      Roca Riu, Mireia; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel; Fernández Aréizaga, Elena (2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper analyzes the logistic cost savings caused by the implementation of Urban Consolidation Centers (UCC) in a dense area of a city. In these urban terminals, freight flows from interurban carriers are consolidated ...
    • Analysis of an autonomous driving modular bus system 

      Romea i Miquel, Guillem; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel (Elsevier, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      One of the main complaints about the performance of the bus systems is the time lost at recurrent stops along the route, that results in a low bus speed service. Among the potential measures to speed up the bus service, ...
    • Analysis of an autonomous driving modular bus system 

      Romea i Miquel, Guillem; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel (2021)
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      One of the main complaints about the performance of the bus systems is the time lost at recurrent stops along the route, that results on a low bus speed service. Among the potential measures to speed up the bus service, ...
    • Análisis de estrategias eficientes en la logística de distribución de paquetería 

      Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-12-18)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      La tesis doctoral propone una nueva metodología de optimización del problema de diseño rutas de distribución de muchos orígenes a muchos destinos en paquetería. La optimización minimiza los costes de transporte del sistema ...
    • Análisis estructural de redes de transporte público usando teoría de redes: caso de Guadalajara México 

      Barraza Aguilar, Orlando Marath; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel (2021)
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      Dentro del contexto de planeación de transporte público el análisis estructural es clave para entender la eficiencia del sistema. En este trabajo se propone una metodología de análisis estructural aplicada a una red ...
    • Assessment of taxi sector efficiency and profitability based on continuous monitoring and methodology to review fares 

      Amat Bertran, Carles; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel; Ortigosa Marín, Javier (2014)
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      The taxi sector presents many challenges to adequately serve the demand while maximising efficiency and profitability and minimising externalities. Many authors have dealt with the ‘taxi industry’ by modelling and forecasting ...
    • Assessment of the public transportation supply in a local level 

      Campos Cacheda, Jose Magin; Alsina, Guillem; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel (2011)
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      This article presents new methodology for assessing the quality provided by urban surface transit systems in terms of comfort, speed and coverage. A set of robust indicators are presented to measure how transit supply ...
    • Battery electric bus network: efficient design and cost comparison of different powertrains 

      Barraza Aguilar, Orlando Marath; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel (2021-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      Recent advances in the electromobility of bus fleets improve transit service sustainability but require the development of vehicle recharging facilities. The paper defines a methodology to design an efficient transit network ...
    • Boost I&E concept for urban mobility education 

      Sayrol Clols, Elisa; Roncoli, Claudio; Aba, Attila; Banfi, Miklos; Bloemer, Alexander; Bragós Bardia, Ramon; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel; Macario, Rosario; Marques da Costa, Nuno; Minner, Stefan; Mohammadi, Roozbeh; Pinhas, Nathan; Shiftan, Yoram; Ribas Vila, Immaculada; Witlox, Frank (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-09)
      Conference report
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      Modern higher education needs to provide skills needed in working life, such as entrepreneurship, besides the more traditional technological competence. The Boost I&E Project2 was developed in 2020 and 2021 with the aim ...
    • Bus control strategies in corridors with signalized intersections 

      Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel; Mension, Josep; Aymamí, Josep M; Torres, Laura (2016-10)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper proposes a new dynamic bus control strategy aimed at reducing the negative effects of time-headway variations on route performance, based on real-time bus tracking data at stops. In routes with high demand, any ...
    • Bus network structure and mobility pattern: a monocentric analytical approach on a grid street layout 

      Badia Rodríguez, Hugo; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel; Robusté Antón, Francesc (2016-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      This study discusses which transit network structure is the best option to serve urban mobility. As a consequence of the evolution of urban form, cities have undergone a process of dispersion of their activities that has ...
    • Charging operations in battery electric bus systems at the depot 

      Campos Cacheda, Jose Magin; Mension, Josep; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel (2021)
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      This paper analyzes the effect of the limited range of battery electric bus on the operation of the bus services charged at the bus garage. A model has been built to calculate the performance of the routes according to the ...
    • Charging operations in battery electric bus systems at the depot 

      Campos Cacheda, Jose Magin; Mension Camps, Josep; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel (Elsevier, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper analyzes the effect of the limited range of battery electric bus on the operation of the bus services charged at the bus garage. A model has been built to calculate the performance of the routes according to the ...
    • Charging operations in battery electric bus systems considering fleet size variability along the service 

      Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel; Mension Camps, Josep; Salicrú Pagés, Miguel; Badia Rodríguez, Hugo (2022-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper analyzes the new operations induced by the energy range limitation in battery electric bus (BEB) systems to ensure the service provision along the whole day. An operating model has been developed to estimate the ...