Time of Day Dependency of Public Transport Accessibility in the Czech Republic

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Abstract

The accessibility evaluation of public transport is based on commuting to work conditions in Czech municipalities. Searching in time schedules are supported by client-server parallel processing. Three indicators are calculated for each municipality, district and region. Their evaluation proves the significant differences between commuting times. It indicates that traditional commuting pattern still persists in time schedules. The analysis of how regional differences in accessibility are changed according to commuting time intervals shows that accessibility for late morning is significantly decreased (compare to early morning) in all districts except of Prague and surrounding districts. The most dramatic drop of accessibility (more than 4 times) is recognised in the central part of the country. The combined evaluation of both-way accessibility for public transport discovers areas with serious restrictions on commuting to afternoon and night work shift using.

Keywords

Commuting Public transport Time of day Accessibility 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of GeoinformaticsVSB-Technical University of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic
  2. 2.Department of Control Systems and Instrumentation, Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringVSB-Technical University of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic

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