Category: Bus Operations_ Rail Operations

INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE (ICE)

An engine in which the power is developed through the expansive force of fuel that is fired or discharged within a closed chamber or cylinder. (TRB)

MEAN DISTANCE BETWEEN SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS (MDBSI)

The average number of miles a transit vehicle is operated between service interruptions caused by chargeable defects and resulting in a delay and/or inconvenience to customers.

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM

The actions performed in an attempt to retain an item in a specified condition by providing systematic inspection, detecting and prevention of incipient failure.

REGISTERING FAREBOX (REGISTER)

A farebox that also receives and records fare information. (TRB)