This equipment package provides the capability for the traveler to use a common fare medium for all applicable surface transportation services, to pay without stopping, have payment media automatically identified as void and/or invalid and eligibility verified. This may be implemented as a payment instrument reader at a kiosk. In addition, capability to provide expansion into other uses for payment medium such as retail and telephone and for off-line billing for fares paid by agencies shall be supported.
St. Catharines Transit Kiosks
Welland Transit Kiosks
General Functional Requirements
The public interface for travelers shall accept and process current transit passenger fare collection information. 2 -
The public interface for travelers shall calculate a fare based on the origin and destination provided by the traveler, in conjunction with transit routing, transit fare category, and transit user history. 3 -
The public interface for travelers shall provide an interface to a transit user traveler card in support of payment for transit fares, tolls, and/or parking lot charges. The stored credit value data from the card shall be collected and updated based on the fare or other charges, or the credit identity shall be collected. 4 -
The public interface for travelers shall provide information to the center for financial authorization and transaction processing. 5 -
The public interface for travelers shall provide an image of all travelers purchasing rides or services to be used for violation processing. 6 -
The public interface for travelers shall determine the routing based on the traveler's destination and the location of the closest transit stop from which a route request is being made. 7 -
The public interface for travelers shall create passenger loading and fare statistics data based upon data collected at a transit stop. 8 -
The public interface for travelers shall present information to the traveler in a form suitable for travelers with physical disabilities.