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Multi-fleet Management System For Public Transportation Companies By Road In The Barcelona Metropolitan Area. Multimode Information Manager Assistant For Interchange Transportation Modes

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT030061

Volume

64

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

547.60 kb

Author(s)

E. Blasco, A. March & A. Garcia

Abstract

Multi-fleet management system for public transportation companies by road in the Barcelona metropolitan area. Multimode information manager assistant for interchange transportation modes E. ~lasco" A. arch^, A. ~ a r c i a ~ I Department of Information and Transport Technologies, Metropolitan Transport Authority of Barcelona, Spain ' ~ e ~ a r t m e n t of Intelligent Transport Systems, GMV Systems, Spain Abstract The Fleet Management System (FMS) is a system to manage the network, which, with the help of Global Position System ((X'S) satellites, is able to locate the 27 operators of the buses and inter-urban bus lines in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (BMA). The most notable characteristics of this system include the following: it provides the operating companies more efficient management tools than those they have, it allows for real-time information regarding bus location, and it integrates this information with other bus FMSs and railway traffic control centers already established. Thi

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