Robustness of transportation networks subject to degradable links

A. Nagurney, Q. Qiang

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In this paper, we demonstrate how to capture the robustness of a transportation network in the case of degradable links represented by decreasing capacities. The analysis is conducted by utilizing Bureau of Public Road link travel cost functions and a recently proposed network efficiency measure for congested networks. For specific networks we are able to derive lower bounds for the robustness when percentage reductions in the link capacities take place.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number68001
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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