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71 APPENDIX D AGENCIES AND AUTOMATIC PASSENGER COUNTER MANUFACTURERS Table D1 lists transit agencies with automatic passenger counter (APC) systems, the size of the agency as measured by the number of peak vehicles in service, and the percentage of vehicles equipped with APCs, hardware supplier, software supplier, and procurement process. All information except for agency size is taken directly from survey responses. National Transit Database 2006 data were used to determine system size: Small agencies have fewer than 250 peak vehicles, medium agencies have between 250 and 1,000, and large agencies have more than 1,000. Table D1 Agencies and APC Manufacturers % APC Hardware Agency/City Size Vehicles Supplier Software Supplier Procurement AC Transit/Oakland, Calif. Medium 10 UTA Hardware vendor UTA stand-alone IRIS through Orbital part of larger Orbital ITS Ann Arbor TA/Ann Arbor, Small 52 Red Pine Outside vendor Part of larger ITS Mich. Blacksburg Transit/Blacksburg, Small 100 ATC Outside vendor Part of larger ITS Va. Calgary Transit/Calgary, Medium 12 Infodev Infodev Infodev Alberta CDTA/Albany, N.Y. Medium 25 INIT Mobile Statistics INIT In Part of larger ITS house Capital Metro/Austin, Tex. Medium 23 UTA In house Stand-alone UTA LYNX/Orlando, Fla. Medium 20 UTA In house Stand-alone, capable UTA of downstream integration CNY Centro/Syracuse, N.Y. Small 6 N/A Hardware vendor Part of larger ITS COTA/Columbus, Ohio Small 15 UTA UTA Stand-alone ChampaignUrbana MTD/ Small 100 INIT In house Part of larger ITS ChampaignUrbana, Ill. INIT Outside vendor CherriotsSalem/Keizer Transit/ Small 45 Digital N/A Stand-alone Salem, Ore. Recorders DART/Dallas, Tex. Medium 3 UTA UTA Stand-alone Delaware Transit Corp/Wilm- Medium 5 Orbital In house N/A ington, Del. (test status) Duluth Transit Authority/ Small 50 Siemens Transit Siemens Transit Master Part of larger ITS Duluth, Minn. Master Foothill Transit/West Covina, Medium 100 N/A Crystal Reports Business Part of larger ITS Calif. Objects oftware In house Fresno Area Express/Fresno, Small 25 Red Pine Siemens Part of larger ITS Calif. through In house Siemens GCRTA/Cleveland, Ohio Medium 25 Red Pine Crystal Reports Software Part of larger ITS through Conti- nental/ Siemens Greater Dayton RTA/ Dayton, Medium 15 Siemens Siemens Part of larger ITS Ohio Red Pine

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72 Table D1 (Continued) Agencies and APC Manufacturers % APC Hardware Agency/City Size Vehicles Supplier Software Supplier Procurement King County Metro/Seattle, Large 15 IVT In house Stand-alone Wash. Lane Transit District/Eugene, Small 100 IRIS In house Part of larger ITS Ore. MARTA/Atlanta, Ga. Medium 100 Pine Box In house New fully integrated IRIS replacing legacy stand-alone MBTA/Boston, Mass. Large 10 of pilot UTA SPSS (UTA) Stand-alone garage In house Metro Transit/Minneapolis, Medium 14 Red Pine In house Part of larger ITS Minn. through Conti- nental/ Siemens Metro Transit/City of Madison, Small 18 N/A In house Part of larger ITS Wis. MetroLINK/Peoria, Ill. Small 100 INIT INIT Part of larger ITS MTA of Houston and Harris Large 100 INIT INIT Bus: part of larger County, Texas Outside vendor ITS In house Light rail: stand- alone Milwaukee County Transit Sys- Medium 8 Infodev Infodev Stand-alone tem/Milwaukee, Wis. In house MTA NYCT/New York, N.Y. Large Pilot IRIS through N/A Part of larger ITS Siemens Transit Master NFTA/Buffalo, N.Y. Medium 40 UTA UTA Stand-alone, but GPS INIT (not yet in In house from DRI talking bus service) system OC Transpo/Ottawa, Ontario Medium 10 Infodev Outside vendor Stand-alone OCTA/Orange, Calif. Medium < 100 IRIS through In house Stand-alone Orbital Pace/Arlington, Ill. Large 40 Red Pine In house Part of larger ITS RTC Washoe County/ Reno, Small 100 Siemens Outside vendor Part of larger ITS Nev. In house RTC of Southern Nevada/Las Medium 50 N/A In house Part of larger ITS Vegas, Nev. RTD/Denver, Colo. Large 20+ INIT Ridecheck Plus Software purchased with hardware RIPTA/Providence, R.I. Medium 10 UTA UTA Stand-alone SamTrans/San Mateo, Calif. Medium 4050 Iris through Orbital Part of larger ITS Orbital San Francisco MTA/San Fran- Medium 10 UTA UTA Stand-alone cisco, Calif. SANDAG/San Diego, Calif. Medium 25 IRIS Ridecheck Plus Part of larger ITS Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus/ Small 100 N/A In house Part of larger ITS Santa Monica, Calif.

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73 Table D1 (Continued) Agencies and APC Manufacturers % APC Hardware Agency/City Size Vehicles Supplier Software Supplier Procurement SORTA/Cincinnati, Ohio Medium 3 UTA UTA Stand-alone TheBus/City and County of Medium 24 UTA UTA Part of larger ITS Honolulu, Hawaii Infodev Outside vendor IRIS Clever Devices TriMet/Portland, Ore. Medium 75 Bus: Red Pine In house Originally stand- Light rail: IRIS alone; integrated with AVL Winnipeg Transit System/Win- Medium 15 Infodev In house Stand-alone nipeg, Manitoba WMATA/Washington, D.C. Large 100 Cubic In house Part of larger ITS NOTE: N/A= Not Available; ITS = intelligent transportation systems; GPS = global positioning system; AVL = automatic vehicle location; SPSS = Statistical Package for the Social Sciences; UTA = Urban Transportation Associates; IRIS = iris-GmbH. See the website http://; INIT refers to itself as init Innovations in Traffic Systems. see the website; DRI is DRI Corporation, see the website; IVT is Integrated Vehicle Technologies

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Abbreviations used without definition in TRB Publications: AAAE American Association of Airport Executives AASHO American Association of State Highway Officials AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials ACINA Airports Council InternationalNorth America ACRP Airport Cooperative Research Program ADA Americans with Disabilities Act APTA American Public Transportation Association ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials ATA Air Transport Association ATA American Trucking Associations CTAA Community Transportation Association of America CTBSSP Commercial Truck and Bus Safety Synthesis Program DHS Department of Homeland Security DOE Department of Energy EPA Environmental Protection Agency FAA Federal Aviation Administration FHWA Federal Highway Administration FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration FRA Federal Railroad Administration FTA Federal Transit Administration IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ISTEA Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 ITE Institute of Transportation Engineers NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASAO National Association of State Aviation Officials NCFRP National Cooperative Freight Research Program NCHRP National Cooperative Highway Research Program NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NTSB National Transportation Safety Board SAE Society of Automotive Engineers SAFETEA-LU Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (2005) TCRP Transit Cooperative Research Program TEA-21 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (1998) TRB Transportation Research Board TSA Transportation Security Administration U.S.DOT United States Department of Transportation