Real-Time Traveler Information Systems Assessment

The objective of this project is to provide best practices and guidance information to the transit industry on the implementation of real-time traveler information systems. Assessment of the transit industry's implementation of next vehicle arrival systems for bus and rail systems will also be described. The project will conduct a real-time traveler information systems assessment of the transit industry's implementation of next vehicle arrival systems for bus and rail systems. The assessment will include a literature review, site visits to 5 transit agencies, and phone interviews with an additional 10 transit agencies to learn about their experiences during the implementation and operation phases of next vehicle arrival systems. The final product will be a guidance document. based on best practices throughout the transit industry on the implementation and operation of next vehicle arrival systems Project is funded under the DOT National ITS Program.