Unit Cost Entry

Unit Cost Element - GPS/DGPS for Vehicle Location

Unit Cost Component - On-board transit AVL equipment


United States


Description

In-vehicle AVL equipment (GPS, Vehicle Logic Unit). Typically, the vehicle logic unit (VLU) within the mobile data terminal (MDT) provides the processing power needed to support automation, single point log-on, and other onboard ITS applications.

Cost Type

Estimated

Data Date

2009

Reported Units

1

Units

Per Vehicle

Year (Dollars)

2009

Capital Cost per Unit ($)

$3,000.00

O & M Cost per Unit ($)

$120.00

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: 2011-00234

Unit Cost Details

Capital Cost per Unit: $3,000.00

O&M Cost per Unit: $120.00

Year (Dollars): 2009

Lifetime: years