Zhi-xiang Li

Work place: Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, P.R.China

E-mail: zhxli@263.net


Research Interests: Decision Support System


Zhi-xiang Li is a professor in School of Management and Economics in Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China. His research interests include management decision making methods and techniques and crisis management. Prof. Li is the director of crisis management research center of BIT.

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Measuring and Evaluation on Priority Lanes

By Shan Jiang Han Xue Zhi-xiang Li

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijisa.2010.02.08, Pub. Date: 8 Dec. 2010

Along with economic development, cities are increasingly congested in China. In order to eliminate peak-hour congestion, many cities establish priority lanes, commonly bus lanes. Although priority lanes could help Local Authorities gain its short-term management objectives, at the same time, it would greatly infringe on the legitimate rights of other vehicles and waste the scarce road resources, which is rigorously proved by mathematical models in this paper. In the long run, priority lanes would make social conflicts more intensified, and therefore highly undesirable. On the contrary, the social system engineering, combined with High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes and High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes, is the right way to alleviate overcrowding and build a Low-Carbon harmonious society.

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