Difference between revisions of "Off-vehicle fare payment"

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==Benefits==
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Off-vehicle fare payment dramatically speeds up boarding, by eliminating time-intensive payment process and allowing for boarding at all doors. The Federal Transit Administration notes:
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<blockquote>Moving all fare collection off the bus offers the greatest potential for reducing dwell time. Not only is fare payment time reduced to zero, but all doors of the bus can be used for both loading and unloading.<ref>[http://www.fta.dot.gov/12351_4362.html|"Fare Collection." FTA.]</ref></blockquote>
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==Costs==
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* May require additional vending machines, and so may only be practical on high capacity corridors
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==Notes==
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[[Category:Reduce dwell time]]
 
[[Category:Reduce dwell time]]
* Speeds up boarding, by eliminating time-intensive payment process
 
* May require additional vending machines, and so may only be practical on high capacity corridors
 
* Different Payment Methods Impact on Transit Speed and Performance
 

Revision as of 23:27, 23 February 2012

Benefits

Off-vehicle fare payment dramatically speeds up boarding, by eliminating time-intensive payment process and allowing for boarding at all doors. The Federal Transit Administration notes:

Moving all fare collection off the bus offers the greatest potential for reducing dwell time. Not only is fare payment time reduced to zero, but all doors of the bus can be used for both loading and unloading.[1]

Costs

  • May require additional vending machines, and so may only be practical on high capacity corridors

Notes