FDOT District 5 Regional ITS Architecture (Final)

Functional Requirements: Remote Transit Fare Management


Description: This equipment package provides the capability for the traveler to use a common fare medium for transit fares, tolls, and/or parking lot charges. It accepts a service request and means of payment, verifies eligibility, calculates the amount due, collects payment, and identifies payment problems. This equipment package may be implemented using a traveler card reader in a kiosk that includes a communications interface to the financial infrastructure to support payment collection and reconciliation.
Functional Requirements:
  1. The public interface for travelers shall accept and process current transit passenger fare collection information.
  2. The public interface for travelers shall calculate a fare based on the origin and destination provided by the traveler, in conjunction with transit routing, transit fare category, and transit user history.
  3. The public interface for travelers shall provide an interface to a transit user traveler card in support of payment for transit fares, tolls, and/or parking lot charges. The stored credit value data from the card shall be collected and updated based on the fare or other charges, or the credit identity shall be collected.
  4. The public interface for travelers shall provide information to the center for financial authorization and transaction processing.
  5. The public interface for travelers shall provide an image of all travelers purchasing rides or services to be used for violation processing.
  6. The public interface for travelers shall determine the routing based on the traveler's destination and the location of the closest transit stop from which a route request is being made.
  7. The public interface for travelers shall create fare statistics data based upon data collected at a transit stop.
  8. The public interface for travelers shall present information to the traveler in a form suitable for travelers with physical disabilities.
Included In: LYNX Bike Share Equipment