Institute for Transportation Research and Education, TRB; 2002

This report provides guidance to public transportation managers and other professionals in the selection of technology that is appropriate for the needs, size, and type of their operations. Though the focus is on rural and small urban operations, study findings also have some application to larger urban transit operations. The guidebook can be useful in the procurement of technologies, such as off-the-shelf (OTS) computer software, as well as systems, such as automatic vehicle location (AVL) systems.  View PDF