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Title: Optimisation of vehicle population and reduction of CO2 emission
Authors: Tang, H
Pang, C
Ng, CT 
Keywords: Emission reduction
Free shuttle bus
Vehicle population
Vehicle scheduling
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: InterScience
Source: International journal of shipping and transport logistics, 2014, v. 6, no. 4, p. 412-421 How to cite?
Journal: International journal of shipping and transport logistics 
Abstract: This paper aims to reduce the population and CO2 emission of the free shuttle bus (FSB) in Macau. Firstly, we investigate the operational conditions of the FSBs among the 15 casinos in Macau, including the transit time of FSBs and the number of visitors. Then we build a series of integer programming models to optimise the population of FSBs with a reduction of 49.4%. Finally, based on the reduction result of the vehicle population, we conclude that the CO2 emission of FSBs could be reduced by 60.4% with the present service level.
Description: Special issue with papers presented at the International Forum on Shipping, Ports and Airports (IFSPA) 2012 was held on 27–30 May 2012 at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
ISSN: 1756-6517
EISSN: 1756-6525
DOI: 10.1504/IJSTL.2014.062894
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