AUTOMATION IN PUBLIC TRANSIT OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT: TRENDS AND PROSPECTS. ABRIDGMENT

Managers in the public transit industry are exploiting automated data processing (ADP) techniques in their efforts to measure and improve operating performance. Important ADP innovations are highlighted in this discussion; they are followed by a sketch of prospects for the future. The desirable integrating nature of ADP processes is suggested as an important means for structuring the flow of management information. Service planning and its complexities receive some comments. The Urban Mass Transportation Administration's support and research areas are summarized. (Author)

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: pp 51-53
  • Monograph Title: Public transportation planning
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00331058
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309031036
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Oct 28 1981 12:00AM