Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Sensors for Lateral Control

Unit Cost Component - On-board magnetometer for lane-keeping assistance


United States


Description

Magnetic guidance system that uses magnetic material (i.e., magnetic tape, magnetic plugs) either located on or embedded in the roadway that are detected by magnetometers on-board buses to determine lateral position in travel lanes.

Cost Type

Estimated

Data Date

2009

Reported Units



Units

Per Mile

Year (Dollars)

2009

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$20,000.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)

$800.00

Lifetime

years


Notes

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: $20,000.00

O&M Cost per Unit: $800.00

Year (Dollars): 2009

Lifetime: years


Related Unit Cost Subsystems

Vehicle On-Board (VS)

Keywords

None defined

ID: 2012-02332