Category: Bus Operations

ADVANCED DESIGN BUS

A bus introduced in 1977 that incorporates new styling and design features compared to previous buses. (APTA)

ADVANCED TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

The Advanced Transportation Management System (ATMS) is a Fleet Management System which integrates multiple intelligent vehicle technologies, including advance transit radio system, automatic vehicle location, automatic passenger counting, automated voice annunciation (bus stop announcements), vehicle surveillance, vehicle health monitoring and…

ALTERNATE ASSIGNMENT

An alternative assignment is one (1) assigned to a Regular Operator at his/her Home Division on a different work run number or is assigned to work on a different line number by Supervisory personnel, relaying on a line other than…

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES

American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees. A union at the LACMTA representing maintenance and transportation supervisors.

AUTOMATED PASSENGER COUNTING

An Automatic Passenger Counting system is installed on MTA buses to provide data at the bus stop level, such as time and location of the bus stop, and the number of passengers boarding and alighting. This data is collected from…