Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon, Transportation -- Oregon -- Portland -- Planning, Intelligent transportation systems, Transportation -- Data processing
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Tri-Met, the transit agency serving the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area is implementing a new bus dispatching system (BDS) that includes automated vehicle location (AVL) technology. An important objective in the agency's decision to invest in a new dispatching system was to maintain or improve service reliability in an urban environment characterized by rapid growth and worsening traffic congestion.
Strathman, James G.; Dueker, Kenneth; and Peng, Zhongren, "Issues in the Design of a Stop-Level Transit Patronage Model" (1997). Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports. 118.