Transit Vehicle On-Board Information Services Functional Area

Description

'Transit Vehicle On–board Information Services' furnishes en route transit users with real–time travel–related information on–board a transit vehicle. Current information that can be provided to transit users includes transit routes, schedules, transfer options, fares, real–time schedule adherence, current incidents, weather conditions, non–motorized transportation services, and special events are provided. In addition to tailored information for individual transit users, it also supports general annunciation and/or display of general schedule information, imminent arrival information, and other information of general interest to transit users.

Included In

DART Transit Vehicles

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
01The transit vehicle shall enable traffic and travel advisory information to be requested and output to the traveler. Such information may include transit routes, schedules, transfer options, fares, real–time schedule adherence, current incidents, weather conditions, and special events.
02The transit vehicle shall broadcast advisories about the imminent arrival of the transit vehicle at the next stop via an on–board automated annunciation system.
03The transit vehicle shall support input and output forms that are suitable for travelers with physical disabilities.
04The transit vehicle shall gather transit advisory data, including alerts and advisories pertaining to major emergencies, or man made disasters.
05The transit vehicle shall tailor the output of the request traveler information based on the current location of the transit vehicle.
06The transit vehicle shall provide to the transit vehicle operator transit stop requests received from travelers or from the transit center.