Routing Special-Education School Buses (Interfaces Magazine)

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In routing special-education students in an urban environment, the students must be picked up at home and delivered to selected schools which meet their specific educational needs.  In addition t the many-to-several problem structure, special sequencing restrictions and route duration limitations exist. Heuristics can achieve significant savings for both route distance and route duration, and a shuttle system is also found to be effective.

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