Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Transit Center Software, Integration

Unit Cost Component - AVL system software integrated with scheduling


United States


Description

AVL route and schedule adherence (RSA) software at transit management center that determines if a bus is running behind or ahead of schedule. The driver can be notified via the moblile data terminal (MDT) to adjust the stop dwell time or layover time or increase the speed to get back on schedule.

Cost Type

Estimated

Data Date

2009

Reported Units

1

Units

System

Year (Dollars)

2009

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$230,000.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)

$23,000.00

Lifetime

years


Notes

Capital cost components: RSA software $150,000; Integration with scheduling system $80,000.

O&M cost components: RSA software $15,000; Integration with scheduling system $8,000.

Source

Characteristics of Bus Rapid Transit for Decision-Making (CBRT) 2009 Update

Author: Diaz, Roderick B. and Dennis Hinebaugh (National Bus Rapid Transit Institute)

Published By: U.S. DOT Federal Transit Administration

Other Reference Number: Report No. FTA-FL-26-7109.2009.1

URL: http://www.fta.dot.gov/do
cuments/CBRT_2009_Update.
pdf
Related System Cost ID: 2011-00234

Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit: $230,000.00

O&M Cost per Unit: $23,000.00

Year (Dollars): 2009

Lifetime: years