Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) - TV

Unit Cost Component - Mobile Data Terminal - Fixed Route Service


Tyler, Texas, USA


Description

Tyler Municipal Transit (TMT), City Of Tyler, Texas, Fixed Route Service per unit, maintenance per unit per year.

Cost Type



Data Date

2006

Reported Units

12

Units

Per Vehicle

Year (Dollars)

2006

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$3,500.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)

$125.00

Lifetime

years


Notes

REVISIT SOURCE - MUCH MORE DATA IN THE APPENDIXES!Fixed route service: Download manifest to the bus, driver sign-on and sign-off, and start run/end run for revenue service. Manually enter passenger boarding and the emergency button for a panic alarm. All data entries from the MDT-collected are accompanied by GPS latitude/longitude and GPS date/time stamp as well as a digital odometer reading.

Source

TCRP Synthesis 70: Mobile Data Terminals - A Synthesis of Transit Practice

Author: Harman, Lawrence, and Uma Shama

Published By: Transit Cooperative Research Program, Transportation Research Board

URL: http://trb.org/news/blurb
_detail.asp?id=7760
Related System Cost ID: 2008-00147

Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit: $3,500.00

O&M Cost per Unit: $125.00

Year (Dollars): 2006

Lifetime: years


Application Areas

None defined

Related Unit Cost Subsystems

Transit Vehicle On-Board (TV)

Keywords

None defined

ID: 2010-00670