Platform Screen Doors Enhanced Bus Rapid Transit Intelligent Performance

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Chonghua Zhou 1,*

1. Thi Shanghai Consultants INC, Shanghai, China

* Corresponding author.


Received: 13 Feb. 2011 / Revised: 3 Apr. 2011 / Accepted: 1 May 2011 / Published: 8 Jun. 2011

Index Terms

Platform Screen Doors, Bus Rapid Transit, Intelligent Performance, Bus Location Information, Real- Time Transit Information, Bus fleet management, Bus Sign Priority


It is the last straw to clutch at to solve the urban traffic issue, to develop high-capacity rapid transit and promote transit priority. Characterized by low cost, short construction cycle and flexible development, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has been favored by more and more cities in the world. The Platform Screen Doors (PSDs) system is an important component at BRT stations, and it is original motive to be designed to satisfy the growing demand from BRT application to provide increased safety and comfort in the first. With the continual increased demand for BRT intelligent performance, the PSDs system is applied to get Bus Location Information with accurate position of arrival and departure at stop, to provide Real-Time Information (RTI) for BRT passengers using PSDs/GPS compound location technology, to put into practice Bus Fleet Management (BFM). Considering the capability of accurate location, it can be applied to actualize Bus Sign Priority in the future. The authors are luck to take in part the practice of BRT system, especially in the BRT intelligent systems, the papers will introduce upwards application and conceive in detail.

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Chonghua Zhou, "Platform Screen Doors Enhanced Bus Rapid Transit Intelligent Performance", International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB), vol.3, no.3, pp.52-59, 2011. DOI:10.5815/ijieeb.2011.03.08


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