Transit Vehicle On-Board Fare Management Functional Area


'Transit Vehicle On–board Fare Management' supports fare collection using a standard fare card or other non–monetary fare medium and detects payment violations. Collected fare data are made available to the center.

Included In

COTA Transit Fixed–Route Vehicles
DATA Transit Fixed–Route Vehicles
DATA On–Demand Transit Vehicles

Functional Requirements

01The transit vehicle shall read data from the traveler card / payment instrument presented by boarding passengers.
02The transit vehicle shall provide an image of all travelers which shall be used for violation processing of those who do not have a traveler card / payment instrument or whose transit fare transaction fails.
03The transit vehicle shall determine the traveler's travel routing based on the transit vehicle's current location and the traveler's destination.
04The transit vehicle shall calculate the traveler's fare based on the origin and destination provided by the traveler as well as factors such as the transit routing, transit fare category, traveler history, and route–specific information.
05The transit vehicle shall have access to the complete range of transit services (routes and schedules) that are available to the traveler.
06The transit vehicle shall provide a transit fare payment interface that is suitable for travelers with physical disabilities.
07The transit vehicle shall include a database on–board the transit vehicle for use in fare processing from which the fares for all possible trips within the transit operational network can be determined.
08The transit vehicle shall support the support advanced payments for tolls, and/or parking lot charges, and/or transit fares via the traveler card / payment instrument.
09The transit vehicle shall provide fare statistics data to the center.