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Automatic vehicle location and control systems for small and medium Ontario transit properties

B. Pekilis

Automatic vehicle location and control systems for small and medium Ontario transit properties

phase 1 report (final)

by B. Pekilis

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Published by Transportation Technology and Energy Branch, 2 Ministry of Transportation of Ontario in Downsview .
Written in English

  • Buses -- Automatic location systems,
  • Local transit -- Ontario -- Communication systems,
  • Mobile communication systems

  • Edition Notes

    StatementB. Pekilis and G. Heti.
    ContributionsHeti G., Ontario. Transportation Technology and Energy Branch.
    LC ClassificationsTK6570.M6 P45 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 108 cm. :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18031890M

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Many transit agencies have deployed automatic vehicle location (AVL) systems, automatic passenger counting (APC) systems, or both on a portion of their transit vehicle fleets.

Ontario. This chapter provides a summary of the benefits of bus automatic vehicle location (AVL) systems.

Some transit agencies have been able to exploit AVL data to improve service planning, to improve. This paper describes the current state of the art on improving both planning and control on public road transportation companies using automatic vehicle location (AVL) data.

KEYWORDS Kalman filters, transit vehicles, arrival time prediction, APTS, automatic vehicle location system ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was support in part by a series of contracts with the Federal. The BDS comprises automatic vehicle location on all buses, a radio communications system, automatic passenger counters on most vehicles, and a central dispatch center.

of transit systems. B. Pekilis, G. Heti, Automatic vehicle location and control systems for small and medium Ontario transit properties: Phase 1 Report, Transportation Technology and Energy Branch, Ministry of Transportation, Ontario, Canada, TCT, TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis AVL Systems for Bus Transit: Update explores the uses of computer-aided dispatch/automatic vehicle location (CAD/AVL) systems in fixed-route and demand-responsive services (bus AVL), as well as changes in agency practices related to the use of AVL systems.

AVL, automatic vehicle location, systems are widely used in the transit industry as a way to track where vehicles are in the field. In conjunction with automated passenger counters (APCs), AVL devices make up the two most important technological advances in.

Gives transit vehicles priority at traffic signals by adjusting signal duration to minimize the transit vehicle delay. Signal priority may be manually activated by the driver with a switch, or automatically through the use of an Automatic Vehicle Location system.

Also see signal priority. Transit-Supportive. A feeder bus, such as this one in Waterloo, picks up and delivers passengers to a rail rapid transit station or express-bus stop or terminal.

Light rail expansion in Portland, OR, has spurred the development of new residential neighbourhoods along the length of the route. The MUNI system in San Francisco has been designed to operate within a variety of urban contexts throughout the city.

Limits to Vehicle Accessibility. Currently, the standard only mandates accessibility in public transit vehicles that were made on or after January 1 st,or vehicles that companies have purchased on or after July 1 st, In addition, if companies update one feature of their vehicles, such as signage, the updated feature must be accessible.

Conventional public transit systems serve the general public and operate mainly fixed routes and schedules. Specialized public transit services provide door-to-door transportation services to individuals with disabilities who meet eligibility requirements created by the municipality. automatic vehicle locator (AVL): An automatic vehicle locator (AVL) is a device that makes use of the Global Positioning System (GPS) to enable a business or agency to remotely track the location of its vehicle fleet by using the Internet.

These devices combine GPS technology, cellular communications, street-level mapping, and an intuitive. For the purposes of Ontario’s testing pilot, “automated vehicle” means a motor vehicle, commercial motor vehicle, or a street car, excluding a motorcycle or motor-assisted bicycle, with an automated driving system that operates at the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International driving automation Level 3, 4 or 5 as described below.

Book 5 • Regulatory Signs Ontario Traffic Manual Foreword The purpose of the Ontario Traffic Manual (OTM) is to provide information and guidance for transportation practitioners and to promote uniformity of treatment in the design, application and operation of traffic control devices and systems across Ontario.

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This Guide. This document is a guide to assist municipalities in preparing their transit ridership growth plans. It is a generic “best practice” guide; outlining general strategies to achieve ridership growth and suggesting commonly used initiatives for both conventional and specialized transit that municipalities may wish to consider.

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We cannot guarantee that every book is in the library. Systems for exchanging information including two-way radio systems for communications between dispatchers and vehicle operators, cab signaling and train control equipment in rail systems, automatic vehicle locator systems, automated dispatching systems, vehicle guidance systems, telephones, facsimile machines and public address systems.

Driving Controls. There are many products on the market that can aid people with limitations drive their vehicles and have some independence.

The aids included in this section are spinner knobs, left foot gas pedals, pedal extensions gas and brake controls. Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) AVL systems are computer-based vehicle tracking systems. This is made possible through GISs, which are a special type of computerized database management system in which geographic databases are related to one another by means of a common set of locational coordinates (12).

In a transit application, this system. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software.

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Vuchicâ s study was based on previous work with the Pennsylvania DOT, which continued to develop and refine a transit performance measurement system (Allen and DiCesare ; Booz­Allen and Hamilton, Inc. ) which it extended to include small and rural transit systems (Carter, Goble, Roberts, Inc.

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the basis of service control). An Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) system can perform this function (e.g. Portland or Vancouver), or it can be structured through a sophisticated central traffic control system (e.g.

Los Angeles). The information on conditionality will also need to be conveyed to the PRG/PRS system, increas. NEW JERSEY TRANSIT Formed in following an amalgamation of several transit properties, NJ Transit is New Jerseyâ s public trans- portation corporation.

AVL = automatic vehicle location. with information from small- and medium-sized transit operators, as well as from large transit agencies. It documents current practices, effective. Geographic Information Systems 55 Global Positioning Systems (GPS) â 53, 73 Incentive Programs â Employee 3, 33, 52 Information Technology (IT) 5, 35, 43, 57 â Automatic Vehicle Location 73 â Geographic Information Systems 55 â Global Positioning Systems 70 â Supervisors, Impact on 16 â Web-Based Surveys 69 Inspection â Rail.

1 – A vehicle in this category that is used more than 50% of the time to transport goods, equipment, or passengers while earning or producing income, at a remote work location, or at a special work site, that is at least 30 kilometres from the nearest community with a population of 40, is considered a motor vehicle.

Transit Cooperative Research Program FY Announcement of Transit Research Projects. November The Intermodal Surface Transport-ation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) established the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP), and the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA), the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act—A Legacy for.

5Table 3 (Continued) No. Title/Pages/Price 40 A Challenged Employment System: Hiring, Training, Performance Evaluation, and Retention of Bus Operators () 72 pp., $ 41 The Use of Small Buses in Transit Service () 72 pp., $ 42 Use of Flexible Funds for Transit Under ISTEA and TEA () 40 pp., $ 43 Effective Use of.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. NEW JERSEY AVENUE, SE. WASHINGTON, DC Vehicle monitoring can serve as a basis for technologies to assist in operation and control of the transit vehicle. Automatic vehicle control systems (AVCS) aid drivers in controlling certain vehicle func-tions and may ultimately have the potential to replace driver control (Mobility).

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