University

Wash. State riders to benefit from AVL, GPS mapping

Posted on December 12, 2011

PULLMAN, Wash. — Riders on Pullman Transit, including Washington State University staff, students and faculty, will be able to know precise bus locations, thanks to a new automated vehicle locator (AVL) system that uses a real-time locator along with GPS mapping, according to WSU News.

When the AVL system is fully integrated, riders will be able to look online to see where buses are located, see if there are delays, and see the exact times for pick-up and delivery to their destinations. New phone applications are also being developed to streamline the information.

The real-time bus locator and GPS mapping portions of the AVL system are in testing and should be available in early 2012. For the full story, click here.

 

.

 

 

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Study links rising SoCal car ownership with decline in transit ridership

The six-county region added 2.1 million household vehicles between the years 2000 and 2015, a car increase that nearly quadruples the rate of the preceding decade.

U. of Minn. extends contract with First Transit for shuttle ops

Will provide maintenance, operations, and staffing for 27 buses, carrying more than four million passengers annually for both campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

ParkHub, T2 Systems partnership lands 3 university parking management contracts

Hardware and software tools, Prime and Portal, will be used by the Parking and Transportation Departments at the University of Colorado, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University of Southern California.

UCLA uses AI to improve curb safety

UCLA partnered with VIMOC Technologies to optimize curb space for efficiency and safety in the university's Gateway Plaza loop.

UCLA orders Motiv-powered all-electric shuttle bus

Developed in partnership with Commercial Fleet Financing, the shuttle bus is projected to be delivered in early 2018.

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

Luxury Coach & Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close