Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - Automatic Passenger Counting System

Unit Cost Component - Automated passenger counter (APC) Interface to AVL


United States


Description

Integration of an APC system with a GPS-based AVL system.

Cost Type

Estimated

Data Date

2009

Reported Units

1

Units

System

Year (Dollars)

2009

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$15,000.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)

$1,500.00

Lifetime

years


Notes

With the introduction of GPS-based AVL systems, the integration of APC systems with AVL provides bus-stop level ridership data.

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: $15,000.00

O&M Cost per Unit: $1,500.00

Year (Dollars): 2009

Lifetime: years


Related Unit Cost Subsystems

Transit Vehicle On-Board (TV)

Keywords

None defined

ID: 2012-02186