An Empirical Study of Evaluation of Urban Rail Transit Operation Efficiency in China

  • Yingjie Song
  • Cuicui Lv
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 287)


Urban rail transit, as the important component of urban public passenger transportation, plays a significant role in the process of urbanization in China. This thesis, based on the detailed analysis of urban rail transit operation features, evaluates urban rail transit operation efficiency from 2009 to 2011 in nine provinces in China by using DEA and SUPER-SBM DEA. Besides, combined with slack variables of input factors and adjustment target diversity analysis, the author puts forward suggestions and solutions such as the emphasis on the reasonable collocation of human capital and the optimization of the framework of transportation line.


Urban rail transit SUPER-DEA model Efficiency evaluation 



This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (70873075, 71173136); the National Social Science Fund of China (12BJY121); the Ministry of Education of Humanities and Social Science Project (11YJC630182); and the Natural Science Foundation of Shandong Province (ZR2011GL015).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Economic college, Shandong Institute of Business and TechnologyYantaiChina

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