Management & Operations

Siemens awarded London Transit contract

Posted on June 21, 2007

Siemens Canada, through Siemens VDO’s Automotive Corporation Commercial Vehicles business division, has been selected by the London Transit Commission (LTC) to supply and install a replacement upgrade to LTC's automatic vehicle location/communication (AVL/C) system.

 

Siemens’ AVL/C solution, called the TransitMaster Intelligent Transportation System, will provide LTC with real-time bus location information and features computer aided dispatch/automatic vehicle location (CAD/AVL), automatic passenger counters, automated stop annunciation, vehicle health monitoring, traffic signal priority and traveler information signage at bus stops.

 

The LTC upgrade will be installed on 195 fixed-route vehicles and seven supervisor vehicles over a 12-month period. LTC operates 35 routes and serves approximately 18.7 million passengers annually.

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