Realize Customer Centric Strategy by Unlocking Intelligent Transit System’s (ITS) Full Performance Potential with Six Sigma (6!) Total Quality Management (TQM) Methodology

Intelligent Transit System (ITS) mission critical infrastructure presents a unique opportunity for Bus Public Transit Operators to realize a truly customer-centric strategy by introducing modern service concepts while streamlining operations. Six Sigma Total Quality Management methodology capitalizes on the ITS data repositories to provide unprecedented breadth and depth of Business Intelligence that targets both transit operational excellence and increased ITS functional reliability. Successful deployment of cross-functional teams, changes management tools and hypothesis testing analysis have allowed Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) to already achieve 71% of system wide on-time performance. The 7 point increase since January 2008 is equivalent to an additional 16,000 on-time daily customer encounters in average. ITS is not just one more IT system; it is an opportunity to transform public transit.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: CD-ROM
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Maps; References;
  • Pagination: 10p
  • Monograph Title: ITS in Daily Life

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01146070
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 7 2009 10:35AM