Advantages for transport operators
Changeover to Automated Fare Collection (AFC) System gives public transport operators the following advantages:
The increase is due to the following factors:
Information obtained through AFC can change the funding mechanism for the transport industry - payments from the municipal budget are based on actual data rather than estimates of the number of passengers transported.
Organization of fast delivery of passengers to metro stations, improvement of traffic schedules that reflect real passenger numbers will increase the service culture and as a result the loyalty of passengers to the transport operators.
Redeployment of existing vehicle in line with accurate data on passenger traffic optimizes the use of the vehicle fleet of the transport operator.
Detailed information from AFC about each stop on a route and the number of passengers by time of day makes it possible to manage the work of vehicle on a route, and thereby strengthen the labour discipline of drivers and to ensure regular traffic.
Equipping vehicle with modern computer hardware and providing material incentives to drivers based on work performance helps transport operators to recruit the most qualified personnel and reduce turnover.