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Transit Center Vehicle Tracking


Equipment Package: Transit Center Vehicle Tracking

Description: This equipment package monitors transit vehicle location. The location information is collected via a data communication link between the transit vehicles and the transit center. The location information is presented to the transit operator on a digitized map of the transit service area. The location data may be used to determine real time schedule adherence and update the transit systemís schedule in real-time. The real-time schedule information is provided to Information Service Providers and the Transit Center Information Services equipment package, which furnish the information to travelers.
Included In: Local Transit Dispatch
Local/Regional School District Dispatch
MART Transit Dispatch
Other WRTA Transit Dispatch
Private Surface Transportation Provider Dispatch
WRTA Transit Dispatch
Functional Requirements 1 - The center shall monitor the locations of all transit vehicles within its network.
2 - The center shall determine adherence of transit vehicles to their assigned schedule.
3 - The center shall support an interface with a map update provider, or other appropriate data sources, through which updates of digitized map data can be obtained and used as a background for transit tracking and dispatch.
4 - The center shall provide transit operational data to traveler information service providers.
5 - The center shall provide collected transit probe data to traffic management centers and traveler information service providers for use in measuring current traffic conditions.
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