A state-of-the-art review is made of automatic fare collection systems, from simple coin operated turnstiles to complex electronic systems using magnetically coded tickets. Also included is a review of fare structures used by mass transit, a discussion of the application of automatic fare collection systems to bus operations, and a description of alternative configurations for buses. The report gives consideration to the concept of a transit credit card.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Mitre Corporation

    Westgate Research Park
    McLean, VA  United States  22101
  • Authors:
    • Wood, P
  • Publication Date: 1972-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 84 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00047757
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: MTR-6274 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-UT-10005
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1973 12:00AM