I need to calculate the increase of consumption of a municipal bus if average distance between stops is halved e.g 125m instead of 250m. There is no regenerative braking on the buses. I'm assuming average traffic speed is the same. Acceleration and deceleration will be the same. Routes will be the same. I think instant consumption graphs (unit fuel per sec.) of NEDC or similar lab cycles would help but I couldn't find any. A comparison of acceleration period and cruising period consumption of buses or dump trucks or similar diesel/CNG vehicles would help. Citing a resource would help. I'm trying to argue against shortening the distances on basis of fuel consumption increase, so I need citeable data to base my rough estimate on. Jumping on a bus and following the on board computer (which doesn't exist or I don't trust anyway) for a few minutes is not an option. Thanks in advance. Sorry if I'm on the wrong page.
background: I'm a civil engineer.
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