We consider a business model for FMOD that offers flexibility to the operator in terms of who provides resources. The resources are managed with dedicated and non-dedicated services. The experiment indicates that operators can determine the size of the dedicated fleet based on an objective function that maximizes operator profit and passenger satisfaction.
Atasoy, B., Ikeda, T. and Ben-Akiva, M.E. (2016), "An Innovative Concept for Paratransit: Flexible Mobility on Demand", Paratransit: Shaping the Flexible Transport Future (Transport and Sustainability, Vol. 8), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 357-375. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2044-994120160000008017Download as .RIS
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