National Automatic Vehicle Location solution
The National Transport Authority (NTA) is pleased to announce that it has awarded a contract to Trapeze to implement and support a national Automatic Vehicle Location solution for all Public Service buses in the Republic of Ireland. This significant contract underscores the NTA’s commitment to improving the quality of bus service operations and the timeliness and the quality of real-time bus service information. The contract will enable the NTA to consolidate several existing bus AVL systems into one central system to be used by all PSO Bus Operators in Ireland and has expansion capacity to meet the growing demand for Public Transport in Ireland.
It will deliver a single consistent service management solution across all PSO Bus Operators
“We are delighted to partner with Trapeze on this important project,” said Bernard Higgins, NTA’s Director of Transport Technology. “Trapeze has a proven track record of delivering AVL systems and we are confident that they will deliver high-quality products and services that meet and exceed our requirements. It will deliver a single consistent service management solution across all PSO Bus Operators and enable the production of high quality dynamic real time information for public transport customers through our real time application (TFI Live), our 800+ On-Street Displays and our real-time data exports to third party applications. We look forward to working closely with Trapeze in the years to come”.
Our technology is designed to improve the public transport experience
Steve Jukes, General Manager at Trapeze ITS, said, “We are thrilled to win this contract and excited to begin working with the NTA team, bus operators, and other stakeholders, to deliver this step change in public transport for the people of Ireland. Public transport plays a pivotal role in reducing the carbon footprint of cities by promoting shared mobility and decreasing reliance on private vehicles. Our technology is designed to improve the public transport experience and encourage ridership, thereby creating a more sustainable future for Ireland.
“This win cements Trapeze’s position as the proven leading supplier of technology for franchised bus services. The innovative new cloud-based technology implemented here will drive the industry forward, improving the quality and reliability of bus services in towns and cities in Europe and beyond.”