Public transportation remains an essential service that people rely on to get them from one point to another. In fact, it is the top choice of millions for transportation because of the freedom and flexibility that it offers. It is the more economical and eco-friendly choice to other alternatives. Public transit has gone through all kinds of transformations over the years, especially with the introduction of newer and more advanced technologies. One of the greatest innovations that has impacted both the public transit and private sector is the use of GPS systems to track the exact positioning and location of vehicles. From transit GPS devices came many other innovations that are now revolutionizing public transportation, ranging from GPS sign networks to passenger information systems, all working together to enhance passenger services.
Transit GPS devices come with many exciting and practical features that are extremely useful in managing transportation fleets. Listed below are only some of the ways that GPS tracking and GPS sign systems prove useful in public transportation:
- With GPS tracking devices, fleet managers can use live map tracking to monitor where each vehicle is at an exact moment in time, allowing them to check whether trips are on schedule or if delays can be expected. The ability to view the real-time location of each unit in the fleet allows for more efficient management of routes and route schedules and helps keep passengers in the loop of potential delays in their trips.
- Real time alerts from transit GPS systems also help ensure passenger safety through features like geo-fencing, which sends automatic alerts and notifications should a bus deviate from the assigned route. GPS tracker devices can even alert operators and managers when drivers are traveling above the speed limit.
- Finally, GPS tracking systems are useful in keeping fleet records, including data on past activities, which can be useful when investigating issues or when evaluating and analyzing the performance of the entire fleet or a particular unit or driver. GPS tracker systems are a great end to end tools that help in the planning, monitoring, and evaluation of transit operations.
Transign is the absolute authority when it comes to passenger information systems and innovative signage products and solutions. The company has played a major role in the evolution of transit signs, from classic bus curtain signs to more cutting edge LED powered signs, that modern fleets use today. This only proves Transign’s commitment to continuous innovation in the transit signage industry.
Where to get this system?
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Why is GPS Signage important?
With transit GPS signs, you get the exact details about the vehicle, identification number, and route from your preferred device, utilizing apps that can be downloaded from your favorite web store.
How will it help disabled people?
Using public transportation requires having access to information at every step of the journey. From understanding where the bus stops, correctly identifying bus routes, and knowing the waiting times at bus stops - these simple tasks can become far more complicated for people living with a disability - whether motor, sensory or intellectual.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires all transportation companies to announce stops and identify bus routes at stops serving more than one route. Our passenger information systems offering makes life easier for riders with disabilities, enabling them to receive all the critical information about their journey without relying on paratransit.
Transign is a leading distributor of ADA-compliant passenger information solutions. Those solutions are fully ADA compliant and can be integrated into pull cord or button activation designs or to most third-party software systems. These systems support a wide range of installation types, viewing angles, and languages.
Any Warranty for this system?
Yes, we stand behind all of our products with a Limited Lifetime Warranty. All Transign products are backed with excellent customer service and our Rapid Return Guarantee.
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