A flexible, self-regulating system identified as demand-actuated-responsive-transportation (DART) is described. DART operates by picking up passengers at 5 or 6 locations in one general area and transporting them to different locations throught the city. Notes are provided regarding the various functions relating to dispatchers, drivers, conduct on the job, and operating techniques and maneuvers. Procedures for bus drivers at railroad grade crossings, planning for emergencies and basic safety rules are covered, as well as radio procedures, 10-codes, accident reporting, waiting for passengers, and hail stops. Other aspects covered here include the drivers log, passenger relations, special transportation bus and equipment, and drivers duties.
Michigan Department of State Highways & TransportBureau of Urban and Public Transportation
Lansing, MI United States 48904
- Publication Date: 1976-3
- Pagination: 17 p.
- TRT Terms: Communication systems; Demand responsive transportation; Dispatching; Drivers; Emergency vehicles; Manuals; Operations; Paratransit services; Radio; Railroad grade crossings; Safety; Urban transportation
- Old TRIS Terms: Public service vehicles
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Highways; Planning and Forecasting; Public Transportation; Railroads; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00170928
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
- Created Date: May 18 1981 12:00AM