INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS ENHANCE SPECIALIZED PARATRANSIT SERVICES

An automatic vehicle location (AVL) system is being studied to determine its impact on paratransit service in Houston, Texas. The AVL system is a subscriber-based radio location system that employs a network of 24 radio towers to track the location of paratransit vehicles. The objective of this intelligent transportation system application is to improve the prescheduled, curb-to-curb transportation services for Houston's physically and mentally disabled persons.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 8
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00715403
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 26 1996 12:00AM