Understanding and Applying Advanced On-Board Bus Electronics


J. J. Schiavone

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economics - benefits, mode - bus


benefits, electronics, implementaton, transit buses


This report will be of interest to transit managers, operations and maintenance professionals, bus procurement specialists, bus manufacturers and suppliers, and others interested in the application of advanced electronics to transit buses. The report provides an overview of electronics and its application to buses and other transportation sectors. The report then addresses electronic integration, potential benefits offered by integration, and transit agency experiences with the technology. The report concludes with guidelines for implementing transit bus electronics. It is intended to be a primer on the subject, providing essential background information to serve as a starting point for acquiring additional knowledge.


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