Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Integration for Auto. Scheduling, Run Cutting, or Fare Payment

Unit Cost Component - Automated transit scheduling and dispatch system


United States


Description

Automated fixed-route scheduling software application and hardware for route planning and restructuring and run-cutting. Enables agencies to produce efficient vehicle and operator/crew schedules. Interfaces with CAD/AVL systems.

Cost Type

Estimated

Data Date

2009

Reported Units

1

Units

System

Year (Dollars)

2009

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$150,000.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)

$14,400.00

Lifetime

years


Notes

Capital cost components: Software $120,000; Hardware $10,000; Interface of CAD to scheduling software $20,000.

O&M cost components: Software $12,000; Hardware $400; Interface of CAD to scheduling software $2,000.

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: $150,000.00

O&M Cost per Unit: $14,400.00

Year (Dollars): 2009

Lifetime: years


Related Unit Cost Subsystems

Transit Management Center (TR)

Keywords

paratransit, demand-responsive transit

ID: 2012-02188