Fort Worth Transportation Authority Transit Vehicles

Status

Existing

Description

Fort Worth Transit Aouthority Transit Vehicles are transit vehicle fleets operated by the Fort Worth Transit Authority. Fort Worth Transit Authority transit fleets include: a regional bus service that has routes within the city of Fort Worth and Surrounding Suburbs and a vanpool service for regional commuters.

Stakeholders

StakeholderRoleRole Status
Fort Worth Transportation AuthorityOwnsExisting

Physical Objects

Transit Vehicle OBE

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
Transit Vehicle On–Board Fare Management'Transit Vehicle On–board Fare Management' supports fare collection using a standard fare card or other non–monetary fare medium and detects payment violations. Collected fare data are made available to the center.False
Transit Vehicle On–Board Paratransit Operations'Transit Vehicle On–board Paratransit Operations' forwards paratransit and flexible–route dispatch requests to the operator and forwards acknowledgements to the center. It coordinates with, and assists the operator in managing multi–stop runs associated with demand responsive transit services including paratransit. It collects transit vehicle passenger data and makes it available to the center.False
Transit Vehicle On–Board Trip Monitoring'Transit Vehicle On–Board Trip Monitoring' tracks vehicle location, monitors fuel usage, collects operational status (doors opened/closed, running times, etc.) and sends the collected, time stamped data to the Transit Management Center.False
Transit Vehicle Schedule Management'Transit Vehicle Schedule Management' monitors schedule performance and identifies corrective actions when a deviation is detected. It provides two–way communication between the transit vehicle and center, enabling the center to communicate with the vehicle operator and monitor on–board systems.False
Transit Vehicle Security'Transit Vehicle Security' provides security and safety functions on–board the transit vehicle. It includes surveillance and sensor systems that monitor the on–board environment, silent alarms that can be activated by transit user or vehicle operator, operator authentication, and a remote vehicle disable function. The surveillance equipment includes video (e.g. CCTV cameras), audio systems and/or event recorder systems. The sensor equipment includes threat sensors (e.g. chemical agent, toxic industrial chemical, biological, explosives, and radiological sensors) and object detection sensors (e.g. metal detectors).False
Transit Vehicle Signal Priority'Transit Vehicle Signal Priority' provides the capability for transit vehicles to determine eligibility for priority and request signal priority at signalized intersections, ramps, and interchanges through short range communication with traffic control equipment at the roadside.False

Interfaces To

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City of Fort Worth Roadway Devices
Fort Worth Transportation Authority Transit Management Center