Bus / Bus Rapid Transit

Lamoreaux Associates’ work with Bus Systems includes Design, Project management, Construction management, Security systems, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Communications, Buildings and facilities, Automated passenger counting, Infrared signage systems, and CAD/AVL.  These systems include Fixed Route Transit and Paratransit.

Our work with Bus Rapid Transit includes CAD/AVL, Voice and Data Radio Systems, WiFi, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Wayside and Onboard CCTV, LCD, AFC, Lighting Control, Control Centers, Data Centers, and Vehicle Systems.

Projects

RTD Bus System, Denver, Denver RTD: Provided planning through 2018, stakeholder meeting facilitation support, site evaluation report, and design services for this bus and rail CAD/AVL, P25 Voice and Broadband Data communications system, for 1050 buses, 208 support vehicles and 9 facilities including the control/dispatch center. Completed facility inspections and evaluations, evaluated existing bus routes and system coverage, performed propagation analysis, prepared system design.

RTD Bus System, Denver, Denver RTD

Pierce Transit Bus System (Seattle): Provided planning, performed stakeholder interviews, reviewed incident history for vehicles, completed site evaluation report, and supplied design services for communications and security, including wireless networking/intelligent transportation systems and CCTV/security systems. Specified facility improvements, upgrades for 180 buses, planning for new bus implementations.

Pierce Transit Bus System (Seattle)

Sound Transit Bus System, Seattle: Provided project and construction management, design support services for this bus and rail system, including intelligent transportation systems, automated passenger counting system, infrared signage wayfinding system for the visually impaired, including integration with the Seattle Tacoma Airport. LA prepared the sampling plan as required by the FTA, and provided analysis and review of APC reports for the automated passenger counting system. LA prepared an evaluation report for review of passenger wayfinding systems deployed nationwide, including evaluation of the infrared signage prototype system, which was submitted to Congress.

Sound Transit Bus System, Seattle

Community Transit Bus System (Systemwide), Seattle: Control Center, Facilities – LA prepared system designs, cost estimates, and assisted in developing requests for proposals (RFP), for procurement of high definition display systems and wireless communications throughout CT facilities, control center software for managing the display system, system controllers, site investigation and report for wireless communications, along with detailed design drawings, block diagrams, network upgrades required, conduit, wire and cable, and system grounding. Performed network security analysis of existing system, prepared alternatives analysis and recommendations for intrusion prevention system (IPS) and intrusion detection system (IDS). LA provided agency wide planning and phased deployment scheduling services for intelligent transportation systems, including CAD/AVL, Real Time passenger information systems including website development/Google General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) development, Wireless Communications on buses and in facilities, Fare Collection, ORCA Smartcard, Transit Signal Priority, Vehicle Area Networks, and agency software development process. Provided project and construction management, design support services for intelligent transportation systems, automated passenger counting system, infrared signage system for visually impaired onboard buses as part of a Seattle area multimodal system.

Community Transit Bus System (Systemwide), Seattle

TheBus, Honolulu, Hawaii, City and County of Honolulu: Provided planning, design and construction management services, for intelligent transportation systems on board buses and at facilities, for wireless communications and CCTV/security. The systems were deployed on 580 buses, and at bus facilities.

TheBus, Honolulu, Hawaii, City and County of Honolulu

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Bus System: Prepared intelligent transportation system communications master plan, interviewed project stakeholders, integrated the design with the existing and planned light rail systems, jointly prepared and published industry paper with VTA to assist planning at other agencies.

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Bus System

SamTrans, San Mateo, California, San Mateo County Transportation Authority: Prepared intelligent transportation system master plan, interviewed project stakeholders, prepared cost benefit analysis, alternatives analysis.

SamTrans, San Mateo, California, San Mateo County Transportation Authority

SMART Bus System, Southeastern Michigan, Teleride Sage: Evaluated existing bus route and schedule data, assisted in integrating the data as part of an upgrade to the bus cad/avl and automated dispatch system software.

SMART Bus System, Southeastern Michigan, Teleride Sage