Benefit

In Kansas City, a transit AVL system reduced the time required to respond to bus drivers' calls for assistance.


November 1995
Kansas City,Missouri,United States


Summary Information

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

FINDINGS

In Kansas City, response times to bus operator calls for assistance decreased from 7-15 minutes to 3-4 minutes with AVL.

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Source

APTS Benefits

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

Source Date: November 1995


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Goal Areas

Safety

Typical Deployment Locations

Metropolitan Areas

Keywords

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

Benefit ID: 2007-00451