Remote Transit Fare Management Functional Area

Description

Public traveler interface, such as a kiosk, that provides the capability for the traveler to use a common fare medium for transit fares, tolls, and/or parking lot charges, to calculate the amount due and identify payment problems.

Included In

COTA Ticket Vending Machines

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
1The public interface for travelers shall accept and process current transit passenger fare collection information.
2The 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.
3The 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.
4The public interface for travelers shall provide information to the center for financial authorization and transaction processing.
5The public interface for travelers shall provide an image of all travelers purchasing rides or services to be used for violation processing.
6The 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.
7The public interface for travelers shall create fare statistics data based upon data collected at a transit stop.
8The public interface for travelers shall present information to the traveler in a form suitable for travelers with physical disabilities.