In Kansas City, transit AVL systems improved on-time bus performance from 80 to 90 percent.

November 1995
Kansas City,Missouri,United States

Summary Information

This report identified major benefits derived from applications of Advanced Public Transportation Systems (APTS).

  • In Kansas City, transit AVL improved on-time performance by 80 to 90 percent.
  • In Baltimore, AVL improved on-time bus performance by 23 percent.
  • In Milwaukee, AVL improved on-time performance by 90 to 94 percent.

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APTS Benefits

Published By: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. DOT

Source Date: November 1995


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automated vehicle location, computer aided dispatch, automatic vehicle locator, AVL, CAD, AVL/CAD

Benefit ID: 2000-00028