Category: Public transport information systems

MTA Bus Time

MTA Bus Time , stylized as BusTime , is a Service Interface for Real Time Information (SIRI) automatic vehicle location (AVL) and passenger information system provided by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) of New York City for customers of ict bus operations under the New York City Bus and MTA Bus Company brands. First tested in late 2010 and officially launched in early 2011, MTA Bus Time was installed in all MTA bus routes in New York City by 2014. The software uses GPS-enabled technologies to relay real-time information to passengers via internet-enabled devices ( smartphones ), SMS messages , or countdown clocks installed at bus stops. Similar to the technology used for countdown clocks found in the New York City subway system (called Subway Time ), [1] the project is the successor to multiple attempts by the MTA to install positioning technology for buses, going back to 1996. Continue reading “MTA Bus Time”

Journey planner

journey planner , trip planner , or route planner is a specialized search engine used to find an optimal means of traveling between two or more given locations, sometimes using more than one mode transport . [1] [2] Searches May be we Optimized different criteria, for example fastest , shortest , least exchange , cheapest . [3] They may be constrained for example to leave or arrive at a certain time, to avoid certain waypoints, etc. A single journey may use a sequence of several modes of transport , meaning que le system May know about public transportservices as well as transportation networks for private transportation. Journey planning is sometimes distinguished from route planning , [4] where route planning is typically thought of as using , driving , walking or cycling . Journey schedule by contrast Would Makes use of at least one public transportation fashion Operates qui selon published schedules . Journey planning is sometimes distinguished from route planning , [4] where route planning is typically thought of as using , driving , walking or cycling . Journey schedule by contrast Would Makes use of at least one public transportation fashion Operates qui selon published schedules . Journey planning is sometimes distinguished from route planning , [4] where route planning is typically thought of as using , driving , walking or cycling . Journey schedule by contrast Would Makes use of at least one public transportation fashion Operates qui selon published schedules . Continue reading “Journey planner”

Identification of Fixed Objects in Public Transport

IFOPT ( Identification of Fixed Objects in Public Transport ) is a prCEN Technical Specification That Provides a Reference Data Model for Describing the hand fixed objects required for public access to Public transportation , That Is to say Transportation hubs (Such as airports , stations , stops bus , ports , and other destination places and items of interest, as well as Their entrances, platforms, concourses, internal spaces, equipment, facilities, accessibility etc.).Such a model is a Fundamental Component of the Modern Public transport information systems needed to operate Both Public transport and to inform passengers about services. Continue reading “Identification of Fixed Objects in Public Transport”

Destination sign

destination sign (North American English) or destination indicator / blind destination (British English) is a sign mounted on the front, side or rear of a public transport vehicle, Such As a bus , tram / streetcar or light rail vehicle , That Displays the vehicle’s route number and destination. The windshield of a windswept windswept windswept windswept windswept windswept wind , Of the vehicle. Depending on the type of the sign, Continue reading “Destination sign”

Clock-face scheduling

clock-face schedule or a cyclic schedule is a timetable system that provides a timetable that is purely driven by demand and has irregular headways . The name derives from the fact that departures take place at the same time or times during the day. For example, services with a half-hourly frequency might leave at 5:15, 5:45, 6:15, 6:45, 7:15, 7:45 etc. Continue reading “Clock-face scheduling”