The authors gratefully acknowledge the support provided by Tri-Met and the USDOT University Transportation Centers Program, Region X (TransNow).
Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon, Transportation -- Oregon -- Portland -- Planning, Intelligent transportation systems, Transportation -- Data processing
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Over the past decade, the adoption of Advanced Public Transportation System (APTS) technology has been motivated by transit providers’ desire to improve service reliability as well as to identify potential savings from improvements in scheduling and service planning. Casey (2000) reports that Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) systems, a cornerstone of APTS, have been deployed by 61 transit agencies as of 1998.
Strathman, James G.; Kimpel, Thomas J.; Dueker, Kenneth; Gerhart, Rick; and Callas, Steve, "Evaluation of Transit Operations: Data Applications of Tri-Met’s Automated Bus Dispatching System" (2001). Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports. 77.