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

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


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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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: 2007-00451