Accessibility

RIPTA adds paratransit software system

Posted on September 29, 2014

AEMoreira042281
AEMoreira042281
Overland Park, Kan.-based Reveal Management Services Inc. successfully implemented its Mobility Management Paratransit Software system to the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA).

RIPTA is challenged with providing quality customer satisfaction with multiple ridership venues from ADA, Medicare, several workshops and Meal-sites, and the associated costs with its paratransit services throughout the state.

The legacy system was outdated and ineffective in meeting the goals of RIPTA's mobility management vision. Reveal's mobility management platform allows RIPTA to create more efficient routes, improve modal connectivity, improve on-time performance, increase productivity, decrease mileage per trip and substantially reduce the average cost per trip for their riders. This allows RIPTA to expand its paratransit services to more riders without increasing its operating budget.

The new system is already providing the following capabilities to RIPTA staff, ridership and the community, according to the company:

  • Verified productivity of 1.82 rides per revenue hour, a 6% increase.
  • Greater operational controls.
  • 5% Decrease in average mile per trip length.
  • 6% Decrease in overall driver paid hours while increasing weekday trips in excess of 5%.
  • 31% Decrease in daily taxi provided trips equating to annual savings of $350,000.
View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

NYC Transit hires first-ever accessibility chief

Tasked with overseeing and implementing initiative to expand accessibility to subway and bus customers, and improve paratransit service.

ABQ RIDE ads 44 Glavals for Sun Van paratransit service

Just like more recent models of Sun Vans, the new Glaval models still carry up to 14 riders, with room for as many as three wheelchair passengers.

NYC Transit continues work to improve rail accessibility

The 86 St R project will add elevators and reconfigure station infrastructure — such as handrails, turnstiles and powered gates, Braille signage, and platform panels — for full accessibility.

U. of Minn. measures effects of congestion on access to jobs by car

Los Angeles is the top Metro area for loss in job accessibility due to congestion.

Space Coast community event to feature Q'Straint's Quantum system

The system is designed to ensure new levels of rider independence, safety, and dignity.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close