CARTS Implements Rural Transit ITS

Human services agencies need to track ridership and generate reports on transportation services provide by transit agencies. The Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) of Austin, TX will develop an electronic fare payment system that will coordinate human services agencies ridership and generate reports required by the Texas Department of Transportation. Additionally, CARTS will deploy a RideCARTS card for common issuance to its customers to be used in conjunction with card readers. CARTS will make improvements to its Geographic Information System (GIS) system by integrating 911 maps from the region, which will also supports enhanced data management and report-writing capabilities.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: National Research Program, National Research, Intelligent Transportation Systems


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $205000.00
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Transit Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Goodine, Aletha

  • Performing Organizations:

    Capital Area Rural Transportation System

    Austin, TX  United States 
  • Start Date: 20040913
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 34844

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01489156
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP
  • Created Date: Aug 2 2013 1:00AM