Introduction to Network Reliability in Practice

  • David M. Levinson
  • Henry Liu
  • Michael G. H. Bell
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-0947-2_1

Part of the Transportation Research, Economics and Policy book series (TRES)
Cite this paper as:
Levinson D.M., Liu H., Bell M.G.H. (2012) Introduction to Network Reliability in Practice. In: Levinson D., Liu H., Bell M. (eds) Network Reliability in Practice. Transportation Research, Economics and Policy. Springer, New York, NY

Abstract

The International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability (INSTR) brings together researchers and professionals interested in transportation network reliability to discuss both recent research and future directions in this increasingly important field of research. The reliability of transportation networks took center stage as an issue with the sudden collapse of the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge in Minneapolis on August 1, 2007. This occurred just several weeks after the Third International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability (INSTR) was held in Delft, where the location for the fourth INSTR in 2010 in Minneapolis had been approved.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David M. Levinson
    • 1
  • Henry Liu
    • 1
  • Michael G. H. Bell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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