COTA Fixed-Route Fare System




A fare management system to manage the storage, processing and analysis of COTA's fixed–route farebox data.


StakeholderRoleRole Status
Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA)OwnsExisting

Physical Objects

Transit Management Center

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
Transit Center Fare Management'Transit Center Fare Management' manages fare collection and passenger load management at the transit center. It provides the back office functions that support transit fare collection, supporting payment reconciliation with links to financial institutions and enforcement agencies for fare violations. It collects data required to determine accurate ridership levels, establish fares, and distribute fare information. It loads fare data into the vehicle prior to the beginning of normal operations and unloads fare collection data from the vehicle at the close out of normal operations.False

Interfaces To

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COTA Ticket Vending Machines
COTA Transit Fixed–Route Vehicles
Financial Institutions