Laying off the latter part of an assignment.
Also called “Base Period” or “Normal Hours.” Period between the morning and evening peak periods when travel activity is generally lower and less frequent transit service is scheduled. Also see Base Period.
An out-of-service prescribed route that buses follow to get from one location on the line to either (1) another location on the same line, or (2) another location on a foreign line.
Not in the main flow of traffic or not on the main line of traffic, for example, off-line station. (TRB)
A station at which a transit unit (vehicle or train) stops outside of the main track or travel line so that other units can pass while passengers board or alight. (TRB)
The location at a rail crossing, from the perspective of an approaching motorist, on the far side of the tracks and same side of the roadway. Warning devices are typically absent in the off-quadrant
A transit terminal or turnaround point for transit vehicles that is located away from other vehicular traffic. (TRB)
Metro department that develops and coordinates the agency budget activities.
Clock located in Yard Control which is synchronized with the Central Control Facility (CCF) at 0300 hours daily.
1. In transit operations, the amount of time (system-wide) that the train control computer has added into the theoretical schedule to maintain proper train sequencing, scheduled connections, and headways. 2. In traffic operations, the time difference between traffic signals as…