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Portland State University

1996

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Transit Time Internet Access: Prototype And Progress, Janet Vorvick Oct 1996

Transit Time Internet Access: Prototype And Progress, Janet Vorvick

Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

Transit Time Internet Access Version (TTIA1) is a prototype messaging program which delivers real-time bus schedule information to users of the Internet. Using the World Wide Web and the well developed hypertext markup language (html), TTIA1 allows a bus user to request and receive schedule deviation information about a specific bus at a specific timepoint. TTIA1 is part of a project whose goal is to evaluate the effect on riders behavior and riders level of satisfaction of actual arrival time information.


Bus Stop Based Schedule Database For The Transit Time Internet, Jun Qui Sep 1996

Bus Stop Based Schedule Database For The Transit Time Internet, Jun Qui

Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

Advanced Public Transportation Systems (APTS) are a subset of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). Bus Dispatch Systems (BDS) are importatnt components of APTS. Based on the Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) technology, the BDS generates exception reports for buses not adhering to their schedule. A Transit Time Internet Access System (TTIA) is under development. It currently reports bus schedule times and bus arrival times for time points (abbreviate as TP) along routes. The objective of a subsequent version of the TTIA is to provide user with schedule time at the bus stop level. This a report on progress to estimate stop level ...