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

Source Flow Destination Status
Local Emergency Management Centers alarm acknowledge Public / Private Transit Vehicles Near-term
Local Emergency Management Centers incident response status Public / Private Transit Management Center Near-term
Local Emergency Management Centers secure area sensor control Public / Private Transit Vehicles Near-term
Local Emergency Management Centers secure area surveillance control Public / Private Transit Vehicles Near-term
Local Roadway Devices right-of-way request notification Local Traffic Management Center Near-term
Local Roadway Devices signal control status Local Traffic Management Center Near-term
Local Traffic Management Center signal control commands Local Roadway Devices Near-term
Public / Private Transit Management Center alarm acknowledge Public / Private Transit Vehicles Near-term
Public / Private Transit Management Center transit and fare schedules Google Transit Near-term
Public / Private Transit Management Center transit emergency data Local Emergency Management Centers Near-term
Public / Private Transit Management Center transit traveler information Public / Private Transit Traveler Information Devices Near-term
Public / Private Transit Vehicles alarm notification Local Emergency Management Centers Near-term
Public / Private Transit Vehicles alarm notification Public / Private Transit Management Center Near-term
Public / Private Transit Vehicles local signal priority request Local Roadway Devices Near-term
Public / Private Transit Vehicles secure area surveillance data Local Emergency Management Centers Near-term
Public / Private Transit Vehicles transit vehicle conditions Public / Private Transit Management Center Near-term
Public / Private Transit Vehicles transit vehicle location data Local Emergency Management Centers Near-term
Public / Private Transit Vehicles transit vehicle location data Public / Private Transit Management Center Near-term
Public / Private Transit Vehicles transit vehicle schedule performance Public / Private Transit Management Center Near-term