Are you considering the implementation of a fixed route software ITS solution? Are you concerned how it may affect your personnel? Do you have questions about the process, like:
You are most likely not alone. Designing and implementing a fixed route software solution can feel overwhelming at times. For this reason, we thought it might be easiest to briefly describe the process in a simple infographic. Once you understand the 7-step process, you can examine the procedure deeper by downloading the full whitepaper on the subject.
We cover the steps towards implementation from the ideation stage all the way to the long-term management phase. In short, the 7-steps described in our whitepaper are:
As an agency grows, more flexibility and command over scheduling, dispatching and reporting are essential. An increase in service can mean a tangle of data for even the most seasoned professional planner or scheduler. TripSpark software specialists work with you to coordinate implementation by connecting a Project Manager directly to your agency and your unique way of doing business. We help smooth the transition, both professionally and personally, every step along the way. If after checking out our whitepaper you have specific questions about the product, contact us.
When making the case to your Manager, GM or Director, use this simple fact sheet to share the information and benefits of an ITS solution. As with any type of major shift in a business’s operation, communication and education are essential tools. An employee’s job, for example, is not in jeopardy. Rather, the tools are there to enhance and improve the efficiency of all employees. If some are used to working on paper and Excel spreadsheets, then they will be surprised at the ease with which an ITS solution can schedule and collect data. They will be instrumental in operating their new CAD/AVL solution. By understanding the benefits as described in our whitepaper, this process can be better explained and hopefully appreciated.
For further education, check out one of our case studies to see the positive effect that implementing a fixed route software solution can have on a transit agency. What you will notice is that TripSpark solutions can benefit any size agency, no matter the number of trips per day or number of vehicles on the road.