On-board Paratransit Operations

Description

On-board systems to manage paratransit and flexible-route dispatch requests, including multi-stop runs. Passenger data is collected and provided to the center.

Included In

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

Functional Requirements

ID Requirement
1 The 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.
2 The transit vehicle shall receive the status of demand responsive or flexible-route transit schedules and passenger loading from the transit vehicle operator.
3 The 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.
4 The transit vehicle shall provide the capability to log passenger boardings and alightings and make passenger use data available to the transit center.