A Multicriteria Decision-Making For Monorail Route Selection in Ankara
An increase of the population in Ankara has become a lot of problem. It comes to traffic problems at the beginning of this problems.For this reason, transportation costs, time and demand for public transport have increased. A monorail is an alternative transport vehicle for solving this problem in urban areas.Monorail is one of the urban public transport systems. A monorail is a railway in which the track made up of a single rail, urban rapid transit system.The most important step of establishing a new transportation system is to determine the route.There are many factors to affect the determination of the route. For example; population, working population, public spaces, traffic density, other transport systems, etc. At this point, multi-criteria evaluation is needed. In this study, it have been tried to be determined route using Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution (TOPSIS) methods for monorail in Ankara. A case study in Ankara, in which the best monorail routes select, was applied.
Keywordsó AHP, Monorail, MCDM, Route selection, TOPSIS