In 1996, the project benefits of existing and planned deployments of transit ITS technologies were estimated to yield between $3.8 billion and $7.4 billion (discounted dollars for 1996) within several years.

July 1996
Nationwide,United States

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According to an analysis of accrued transit industry benefits, current and planned deployments of APTS technologies at transit properties in the US will yield between $3.8 billion and $7.4 billion (discounted dollars for 1996) over the next several years. In approximate terms, 44 percent of the total results are from transit management systems, 34 percent are from electronic fare payment systems, 21 percent are from advanced traveler information systems, and 1 percent of the total benefit is from computer-aided dispatching in demand-responsive transit applications.


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Benefits Assessment of Advanced Public Transportation Systems (APTS)

Author: Goeddel, Dennis L.

Published By: Federal Transit Administration, U.S. DOT

Prepared by Volpe for the U. S. DOT

Source Date: July 1996


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Benefit ID: 2000-00107