Public / Private Provider Transit Improvements

Description

This project represents multiple transit improvements that have been indicated as planned by local transit providers It includes: 

- tracking transit vehicles to improve safety and schedule adherence. 
- improving in-vehicle security through systems such as silent alarms and cameras. 
- improving transit information through real-time arrival information.  

In addition, some local agencies indicated plans to implement transit signal priority, which typically allows transit vehicles to request early or extended green lights to improve their schedule adherence.

Status

Near-term

Stakeholders

City of Dallas
City of Plano
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Local Emergency Responders
Local Traffic Management Agencies
Public / Private Transit Providers

Inventory

DART Transit Vehicles
Google Transit
Local Emergency Management Centers
Local Roadway Devices
Local Traffic Management Center
Public / Private Transit Management Center
Public / Private Transit Traveler Information Devices
Public / Private Transit Vehicles

Services

APTS01-Transit Vehicle Tracking (Multiple Agencies)
APTS05-Transit Security (Multiple Agencies)
APTS08-Transit Traveler Information (Multiple Agencies)
APTS09-Transit Signal Priority (Multiple Agencies) )

Interfaces

SourceFlowDestinationStatus
Local Emergency Management Centersalarm acknowledgePublic / Private Transit VehiclesNear-term
Local Emergency Management Centersincident response statusPublic / Private Transit Management CenterNear-term
Local Emergency Management Centerssecure area sensor controlPublic / Private Transit VehiclesNear-term
Local Emergency Management Centerssecure area surveillance controlPublic / Private Transit VehiclesNear-term
Local Roadway Devicesright-of-way request notificationLocal Traffic Management CenterNear-term
Local Roadway Devicessignal control statusLocal Traffic Management CenterNear-term
Local Traffic Management Centersignal control commandsLocal Roadway DevicesNear-term
Public / Private Transit Management Centeralarm acknowledgePublic / Private Transit VehiclesNear-term
Public / Private Transit Management Centertransit and fare schedulesGoogle TransitNear-term
Public / Private Transit Management Centertransit emergency dataLocal Emergency Management CentersNear-term
Public / Private Transit Management Centertransit traveler informationPublic / Private Transit Traveler Information DevicesNear-term
Public / Private Transit Vehiclesalarm notificationLocal Emergency Management CentersNear-term
Public / Private Transit Vehiclesalarm notificationPublic / Private Transit Management CenterNear-term
Public / Private Transit Vehicleslocal signal priority requestLocal Roadway DevicesNear-term
Public / Private Transit Vehiclessecure area surveillance dataLocal Emergency Management CentersNear-term
Public / Private Transit Vehiclestransit vehicle conditionsPublic / Private Transit Management CenterNear-term
Public / Private Transit Vehiclestransit vehicle location dataLocal Emergency Management CentersNear-term
Public / Private Transit Vehiclestransit vehicle location dataPublic / Private Transit Management CenterNear-term
Public / Private Transit Vehiclestransit vehicle schedule performancePublic / Private Transit Management CenterNear-term