Transit AVL can improve O&M and reduce operating expenses.
Kansas City,Missouri,United States; Winston-Salem,North Carolina,United States; Statewide,New Jersey,United States; London,Ontario,Canada
- In Kansas City, AVL reduced scheduled running times and generated an estimated operations and maintenance cost savings of $400,000 annually.
- In New Jersey, automated fare collection increased revenues by 12 percent and saved an estimated $2.7 million from the reduced cost of handling fare media.
- In London, Ontario, an AVL system provided continuous schedule adherence saving $40,000 to $50,000 on money needed for schedule adherence surveys.
- In Winston-Salem, a CAD/AVL paratransit system decreased operating expenses by 8.5 percent per vehicle mile; passenger transport costs decreased by 2.4 percent per passenger trip.
Published By: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. DOT
Source Date: November 1995
Average User Rating
Intelligent Transportation Systems > Transit Management > Transportation Demand Management > Dynamic Routing/Scheduling
Intelligent Transportation Systems > Transit Management > Operations & Fleet Management > Automatic Vehicle Location / Computer-Aided Dispatch
Intelligent Transportation Systems > Electronic Payment & Pricing > Transit Fare Payment
Typical Deployment Locations
paratransit, demand-responsive transit, automated vehicle location, computer aided dispatch, automatic vehicle locator, AVL, CAD, AVL/CAD, smart cards, electronic fare payment, SmartCard, smart card, SmartCards