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SCHEDULE BUILDING

Process for structuring service which includes the establishment of running time, timepoints, trips, headways and recovery time.

SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE SYSTEM (SMS)

Parts and subsystem replacements done according to a schedule and based on vehicle miles age.

SCHEDULING

In transit operations, the process of preparing the operating plan (schedule) for a transit line or network on the basis of passenger demand, policy for level of service, and operating elements (travel times, etc.). (TRB)

SCHOOL BUS

1. A vehicle operated by a public or private school or by a private contractor for the purpose of transporting children (through grade 12) to and from school or to and from other school-sponsored activities. The vehicle is externally identifiable…

SCHOOL BUS SERVICE

Service designed to transport children to or from any regularly conducted public or private school or school-related activities, either on an exclusive or non-exclusive basis. (TRB)

SCHOOL SERVICE

Due in part to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) regulations, the MTA no longer operates school only trippers. However, supplemental trips, open to all riders, are operated on some lines to serve extra riding…