T3 Webinar Presentation

Lessons Learned: Improving Reliability with Transit Signal Priority Systems -
King County Metro Transit and Los Angeles County MTA (January 22, 2008)

Presenter:   Steven Y. Gota
Presenter's Org:   Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)
Presenter:   Reinland Jones
Presenter's Org:   Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)

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Slide 1: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)

Metro’s Countywide Signal Priority Program
T3 Webinar
January 22, 2008

Slide 2: Background

In the late 90’s, Metro funded several transit signal priority demonstrations

Slide 3: Metro’s Bus Signal Priority Pilot Project

Slide 4: Los Angeles County

[Map of Los Angeles County and its 89 jurisdictions.]

Slide 5: Program Context, cont'd

Los Angeles County

[Photos of signal controllers.]

Slide 6: Program Funding

[Pie chart that shows transit funding stems from two sources: local (Proposition ) and Federal (CMAQ funds through FTA).]

Slide 7: Program Funding

Slide 8: Study Tour

Locations

[Map that shows location of study tours.]

Slide 9: Study Tour Objectives

Slide 10: King County Metro Transit Peer Review

Slide 11: Countywide Signal Priority Pilot Project

[Map that shows location of the Crenshaw Corridor.]

Slide 12: Countywide Signal Priority Evaluation Results

[Photo of a Metro Rapid bus.]

Slide 13: Countywide Signal Priority Process

[Image that shows Bus-to-Intersection Communications. Communications flows from the vehicle” to the decision to request priority (DTRP) [both on-bus system functions] onto decision to grant priority (DTRP) and implement priority (both traffic signal controller functions).]

Slide 14: Countywide Signal Priority WLAN Equipment

[Slide shows diagram of the Countywide Signal Priority WLAN Equipment. The diagram shows the bus (the mobile client) navigating through different access points along the corridor.]

Slide 15: Countywide Signal Priority On-Bus Equipment

[Photos of on-bus signal priority equipment.]

Slide 16: Countywide Signal Priority Technologies

Slide 17: Countywide Signal Priority Technologies

Slide 18: Countywide Signal Priority WLAN Equipment

[Photos of signal priority WLAN equipment.]

Slide 19: Countywide Signal Priority WLAN Equipment

[Additional photos of signal priority WLAN equipment.]

Slide 20: Countywide Signal Priority Traffic Signal Integration

[Photos of signal controllers.]

Slide 21: Countywide Signal Priority Traffic Signal Integration

[Photos of signal priority depot WLAN equipment.]

Slide 22: Countywide Signal Priority Expansion Phase I

[Map that shows location of Expansion Phase I of LA Countywide Signal Priority system.]

Slide 23: Countywide Signal Priority Expansion Phase II

[Map that shows location of Expansion Phase II of LA Countywide Signal Priority system.]

Slide 24: Countywide Signal Priority Expansion

[Map that shows location of LA Countywide Signal Priority system after Phase I and II are completed.]

Slide 25: Multijurisdictional Project Implementation: Challenges and Lessons Learned

Slide 26: Multijurisdictional Project Implementation: Challenges and Lessons Learned

Slide 27: Multijurisdictional Project Implementation: Challenges and Lessons Learned

Slide 28: Contact Information

Steven Y. Gota
Transportation Planning Manager
San Gabriel Valley Area Team
LA Metro
One Gateway Plaza
Mail Stop: 99-22-8
Los Angeles, CA  90012-2952

213-922-3043
GOTAS@metro.net

Reinland Jones
Transportation Planner
San Gabriel Valley Area Team
Los Angeles County Metro
One Gateway Plaza
Mail Stop: 99-22-8
Los Angeles, CA 90012-2952

213-922-2231
JONESRE@metro.net


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