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City of Phoenix Public Transit Department Phoenix Transit Technology September 21, 2007
Phoenix Transit Technology l Transit Technology supports the following main business functions: – Route, vehicle and crew planning and scheduling – Dispatch: vehicle and work assignment – Transit Operations – Trip Planning – Revenue Collection and Management – Maintenance Management System
Phoenix Transit Technology Scheduling and Dispatch (HASTUS) l Route, vehicle and crew scheduling, and dispatch are functions supported by HASTUS, a software developed by GIRO, a Canadian Company. l Main users groups: Veolia Phoenix Scheduling, Dispatch, and OCC, and PTD Operations and Planning
Phoenix Transit Technology Scheduling and Dispatch (HASTUS) INPUTS – Schedule Changes from different sources – Bus stops data – Previous schedules OUTPUTS – Bus book – Schedules for vehicle Management System and Trip Planning – Fare Collection System – Maintenance Management System
Phoenix Transit Technology Scheduling and Dispatch (HASTUS) l Route, vehicle and crew planning and scheduling – Valley Metro Schedules are created using the HASTUS Scheduling functionality – Adjusted from feedback from residents, agencies and providers – Output used to produce the bus book l Dispatch vehicle and work assignment – Bus operators automatically sing in – Information on their route is issued, operators receive vehicle assignment – Operators perform a driving task l The dispatch functionality is integrated with HASTUS Scheduling, Vehicle Maintenance (VMS) and Trip Planning l In the future HASTUS will provide data to the Fare Collection System and the Maintenance Management System.
Phoenix Transit Technology Vehicle Management System (VMS) l l Transit Operations is supported by the Vehicle Management System, an Orbital TM product Main users groups: Operations (Phoenix, Tempe, RPTA), Customer Service
Phoenix Transit Technology Vehicle Management System (VMS) A wireless local area network (WLAN) allows for data flow between buses and the VMS system. l Real on-time performance data is produced. l
Phoenix Transit Technology Vehicle Management System (VMS) INPUTS – Schedules – Crew and vehicle information – GIS and maps – Operations data – Bus stops data OUTPUTS – Real time performance data – Passenger count Future – Jurisdiction and trip information to FCS. – Real time data to HASTUS – Mileage Maintenance Incidents for Maintenance Management System
Phoenix Transit Technology Trip Planning l l l Trip Planning functionality is supported by ATIS, an application developed by Trapeze. This system supports customer service representatives in assisting riders in planning their trips. The system also has an online interface to help residents to plan their own trips (valleymetro. org).
Phoenix Transit Technology Trip Planning INPUTS – Schedules – Daily route and schedule changes Future – Real on-time data from VMS OUTPUTS – Trip Planning itineraries for RPTA Customer Service and residents
Phoenix Transit Technology Revenue Collection The FCS Project – Team Multi Jurisdictional (Phoenix, Tempe and RPTA) – Vendor Scheidt & Bachmann (Germany) – Contract executed 12/16/05 – Projected Completion second half 2007
Phoenix Transit Technology Revenue Collection FCS Benefits – – – Faster fare processing at point of collection Better fare tracking Secure Electronic Cash Box Automated data from farebox Integrated back end for cash management and reporting – Easier to maintain on-vehicle components
Phoenix Transit Technology Revenue Collection INPUTS – – – HASTUS Trip data VMS jurisdiction Bus Stop Data Fare Ordinance Real time fare data OUTPUTS – – – Ridership data Revenue data Ticket stock and production reports
Phoenix Transit Technology Maintenance Management System The MMS Project – Main users are Phoenix Operations Providers and PTD – MMS is being developed by SAPPhoenix – Projected Completion second half 2007
Phoenix Transit Technology Maintenance Management System Main Business Functions: l Fleet and facilities maintenance management l Materials management l Purchasing l Warranty processing and management l Requisitioning and receiving l Resource management l Work order processing including planning, scheduling, and analysis l Analysis of the materials, maintenance, and warranty operations
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