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A Case Study: School Bus Routing

  • Julien Bramel
  • David Simchi-Levi
Part of the Springer Series in Operations Research book series (ORFE)

Abstract

We now turn our attention to a case study in transportation logistics. We highlight particular issues that arise when implementing an optimization algorithm in a real-life routing situation. The case concerns the routing and scheduling of school buses in the five boroughs of New York City.

Keywords

Geographic Information System York City Distance Constraint Capacitate Vehicle Route Problem Feasible Route 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Julien Bramel
    • 1
  • David Simchi-Levi
    • 2
  1. 1.Management Science Division Graduate School of BusinessColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Industrial Engineering and Management SciencesNorthwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA

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