Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - None

Unit Cost Component - Precision docking system (optical)


United States


Description

Transit docking system used to assist bus drivers approaching loading areas. On-board optical sensors are used to detect paint markings on pavement and control steering to guide bus into loading area.

Cost Type

Estimated

Data Date

2009

Reported Units



Units

Per Vehicle

Year (Dollars)

2009

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$50,000.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)

$5,000.00

Lifetime

years


Notes

Capital cost components: Hardware and integration $50,000 per vehicle; Optical markings $4,000 per station.

O&M cost components: Hardware and integration $5,000 per vehicle; Optical markings $160 per station.

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: 2012-00264

Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit: $50,000.00

O&M Cost per Unit: $5,000.00

Year (Dollars): 2009

Lifetime: years


Related Unit Cost Subsystems

Transit Vehicle On-Board (TV)

Keywords

None defined

ID: 2012-02361