TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONAL AIDS FOR TAXICAB ORGANIZATIONS

TEKNISKA OCH OPERATIVA HJAELPMEDEL FOER TAXI

This report is divided into the following chapters: technical equipment for taxi, taxi systems and cost and benefits. The first chapter describes present and future technical aids for improvement of taxi effectiveness such as: radio, taximeter, vehicle time recorder, vehicle monitoring, call-diverter, new public telephone exchanges, telephone exchange for taxi, answering and recording devices for telephone, mobile telephone, the new national public paging system, taxicab stations with direct telephone and computers with peripherals. The second chapter describes various kinds of smaller taxi systems with or without dispatching offices. The technical conditions for a regional dispatching office are discussed. A manual system featuring various kinds of computer aided dispatching systems is described in detail. Such questions as different system functions, data communication system, function of the operators, reliability and ergonomics are discussed. In the third chapter, costs are presented in figures when possible. Benefits are presented in general terms. However, the intention of this chapter is to give a basis for decisions regarding investments in new systems. Finally benefits are discussed that can be reached with the aid of measures other than purely technical. These are new and different tasks and ways of transit (e.g. shared-ride) for taxi. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Teleplan

    Avdelningen foer Datateknik och Telekommunikation, Fack
    Solna,   Sweden 
  • Authors:
    • Boerjesson, J
    • Lejdal, J O
    • Solnestam, L
  • Publication Date: 1978-9-29

Language

  • Swedish

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 89 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00300070
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: RTA D20115 Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 29 1981 12:00AM