Planning Public Transportation with Raku

Terms

by Arne Sommer

Terms

[159.1.1] Published 15. December 2021. (Updated 31. December 2021)

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Terms & Expressions

The following terms are used in this article:

Command
An instruction to the ┬źnetworkplanner┬╗ program to do something.

Route, Line and Row
A route is a fixed path with a number of stops and a route identifier (usually a number).

A line is used for a physical track based section. It may be served by more than one route.

A row is a row in a configuration file, or the resulting output of running a command.

Departure
A vehicle following a route, at a specified time.

Direction (Up and Down)
A route is usually served in both directions. The directions are called Down and Up by this program, corresponding to the way they are specified.

Interval
The time (in minutes) between two consecutive departures in the same direction on a route. The interval should add up to 60 minutes. Note that an interval of 60 minutes is not supported. This is sosmetimes called the frequency of the route.

Travel time, Running time
The time (in minutes) from departure from one stop to the departure from the next one. Use accumulated travel time to describe the time used to travel between non-consecutive stops.

Layover time, Turning time
The time (in minutes) between arriving at the final stop on a route, and the next departure.

Short Runnings
Departures that does not do the whole route, either starting or ending at an intermediary stop, or both.

Terminus
The first and the last stops on a route.

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