Transit Vehicle On-Board Paratransit Operations Functional Area

Description

'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.

Included In

DART Transit Vehicles
Fort Worth Transportation Authority Transit Vehicles
Denton County Transit Vehicles

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
01The transit vehicle shall manage data input to sensor(s) on–board a transit vehicle to determine the vehicle's availability for use in demand responsive and flexible–route transit services based on identity, type, and passenger capacity.
02The transit vehicle shall receive the status of demand responsive or flexible–route transit schedules and passenger loading from the transit vehicle operator.
03The transit vehicle shall provide the transit vehicle operator instructions about the demand responsive or flexible–route transit schedule that has been confirmed from the center.
04The transit vehicle shall provide the capability to log passenger boardings and alightings and make passenger use data available to the transit center.