Unit Cost Entry

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

Unit Cost Component - Mobile Data Terminal - Fixed Route Service Installation


Portland, Oregon, USA


Description

Mobile Data Terminal - Fixed Route Service Tri-County Metropolitan Transit (TriMet) District of Oregon, Portland, Fixed Route Service, Installation per unit (Low)

Cost Type



Data Date

2006

Reported Units

900

Units

Per Vehicle

Year (Dollars)

2006

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$500.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)



Lifetime

years


Notes

REVISIT SOURCE - MUCH MORE DATA IN THE APPENDIXES!Fixed-route service: Download manifest to vehicle. Allow driver sign-on/sign-off and indicate driver start run/end run (revenue service). Provide automatic counting of boarding/alighting, covert alarm, and automatic communications to operations center. MDT-collected data are accompanied by GPS latitude/longitude and GPS date/time stamp.

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: $500.00

O&M Cost per Unit:

Year (Dollars): 2006

Lifetime: years


Application Areas

None defined

Related Unit Cost Subsystems

Transit Vehicle On-Board (TV)

Keywords

None defined

ID: 2010-00669