The Development of an Integrated Geosimulation Environment for Public Transit Analysis and Planning

Arnis Lektauers, Julija Petuhova, Artis Teilans, Arnis Kleins


This paper describes an integrated software environment for multi-modal public transit simulation based on the principles of geosimulation that integrates the capabilities of multi-agent systems, GIS and interactive visualization. The goal of the presented research is to explore possibilities of population in one of Latvia’s planning regions, called Vidzeme, to access state/municipal and other services by using public transport. In order to achieve the defined goal, an integrated simulation environment for public transit analysis and planning is developed.


Geosimulation, multi-agent systems; public transit

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