Advanced Public Transport Management System (APTMS)
For the new «Rea Vaya» Express Bus Service of the Johannesburg Road Agency, Trapeze set up an Advanced Public Transport Management System, combined with passenger information. The project in South Africa‘s biggest city was started in the spring of 2009.
Three stages are planned, named 1A, 1B and 1C. Stage 1A was successfully completed in December 2010, involving a total of 8 routes and 143 buses. Stage 1b with addional 133 buses has been completed in 2014. The infrastructure for the further stages is currently under construction.
The LIO control system also integrates third-party passenger information signs and improves passenger safety by virtue of video monitoring. If necessary, the system provides traffic signal pre-emption functionality, which enables the buses to travel on time in the heavy Johannesburg traffic.
The system at a glance
The Johannesburg Road Agency
The Advanced Public Transport Management System in Johannesburg is currently being installed and extended. It is for this reason, that the following numbers are constantly increasing: At the moment, the Johannesburg Road Agency has more than 143 «Rea Vaya» buses. With that, the company is currently serving 108 stops on 8 routes. The network is steadily expanding, meaning that the number of stops will rise dramatically in the coming months.
Trapeze offers solutions to manage all aspects of demand response and school transport. Our solutions improve scheduling and dispatch of services, and include modules for eligibility certification, customer communication management, real-time vehicle location and mobile data communication, as well as Web and IVR interfaces for automated customer access.