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Real-Time Passenger Information (RTPI) supplement 2015

Posted: 2 November 2015 |

In our latest free-to-view Real-Time Passenger Information Supplement, systems and technology under the spotlight include those in Stuttgart (Germany) and Poole (UK), plus we cover First Hampshire’s technology roll-out…

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  • An exciting future for RTPI in the Stuttgart region
    Real-Time Passenger Information (RTPI) in the metropolitan region of Stuttgart has grown over recent years, and a comprehensive system now exists. How did the region implement this technology and can the system get any better in the future? Horst Stammler, Head of the Transport and Tariff Association of Stuttgart (VVS), explains…
  • Increasing bus patronage through partnership working and RTPI
    During the last decade in Poole in the county of Dorset on the UK’s south coast, the number of bus journeys has almost doubled – the highest figures seen outside of London. The Borough of Poole’s Accessibility Team Leader, Nick Phillips, explains that this patronage has increased due to the successful working-ethos of the Quality Bus Partnership, plus the success of real-time passenger information systems which travellers have rated as being an important factor for them to choose bus travel…
  • Giving customers greater travelling confidence
    Working with technology supplier Trapeze, First Hampshire has rolled out a real-time passenger information system with next stop displays (NSD) and audio announcements (NSA) over the summer. This system gives customers greater confidence to travel by bus, first of all by knowing exactly when the bus will turn up at their stop and secondly, by way of a written display or audio announcement, so that they know where they are and when to get off. Dervla McKay, General Manager of First’s business in Fareham and Portsmouth, explains how the system works…

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