Study of a Relationship between the Criteria for Selection of the Transport Technology for the Passengers Carriage using the Dematel Method

https://doi.org/10.26552/com.C.2020.4.46-55

  • Svetla Stoilova
Keywords: DEMATEL method, transport technology, passenger, multi-criteria analysis

Abstract

This study defines criteria and sub-criteria for evaluation of the transport technology for carriage of passengers by railway and road transport. The main criteria are divided into four groups: business, environmental, social and technological, named BEST analysis. Twenty-four sub-criteria have been examined. The method of multi-criteria analysis Decision Making Trial and Evaluation Laboratory (DEMATEL) has been applied to analyse importance and the relations between the criteria. Results show that e criteria of the great importance are business group (29.47%) and technological group (27.49%). The sub-criteria: transport costs for fuel (7.83%); ticket price (8.29%); time travel (6.99%); directness (6.47%) and direct operating costs (6.30%) are the most important. The defined criteria and subcriteria can be applied for evaluation, comparison and selection the transportation variant.

Author Biography

Svetla Stoilova

Faculty of Transport, Technical University, Sofia, Bulgaria

Published
2020-10-01
How to Cite
Svetla Stoilova. (2020). Study of a Relationship between the Criteria for Selection of the Transport Technology for the Passengers Carriage using the Dematel Method. Communications - Scientific Letters of the University of Zilina, 22(4), 46-55. https://doi.org/10.26552/com.C.2020.4.46-55
Section
Operation and Economics in Transport