FDOT District 5 Regional ITS Architecture (Final)

Functional Requirements: On-board Paratransit Operations


Description: This on-board equipment package forwards paratransit and flexible-route dispatch requests to the operator and forwards acknowledgements to the center. It coordinates with, and assists the operator in managing multi-stop runs associated with demand responsive transit services including paratransit. The equipment package collects transit vehicle passenger data and makes it available to the center.
Functional Requirements:
  1. The transit vehicle shall manage data input to sensor(s) on-board a transit vehicle to determine the vehicle's availability for use in demand responsive and flexible-route transit services based on identity, type, and passenger capacity.
  2. The transit vehicle shall receive the status of demand responsive or flexible-route transit schedules and passenger loading from the transit vehicle operator.
  3. The transit vehicle shall provide the transit vehicle operator instructions about the demand responsive or flexible-route transit schedule that has been confirmed from the center.
  4. The transit vehicle shall provide the capability to log passenger boardings and alightings and make passenger use data available to the transit center.
Included In: Access LYNX Paratransit Vehicles
FlexBus Consortium Transit Vehicles
LakeXpress Vehicles
LYNX On-Demand Transit Vehicles
Marion Transit Vehicles
PCTS Paratransit Vehicles
SCAT Transit Vehicles
VOTRAN Transit Vehicles