Digitalization is reshaping public transport, introducing new systems and terminologies. For professionals venturing into the world of digitalized vehicles, navigating through terms like APC to VCG can be daunting. In this comprehensive overview, we provide a helping hand to those starting their digitalization journey, unraveling the modern transportation lexicon and paving the way for a successful transformation.
Digital technologies play a pivotal role in revolutionizing transportation processes and services. Transportation companies and passengers alike reap the benefits of enhanced operational efficiency, real-time services, and new revenue streams. However, the path to the digital world is not without its technological challenges. Before companies and operators can fully embrace this transformation, they must address these obstacles head-on. In this article, we’ll begin by explaining the most common terms related to public transport and digitalized vehicles. Make sure you read until the end to get a solid foundation for you to start your digitalization journey with confidence.
ITCS stands for “Intermodal Transport Control System”. It is a computer-based operations control system that plans, controls, and monitors the entire operation on board public transport vehicles. It is used in particular to manage the following areas: communication between vehicle and control center, computer-aided operation, dynamic passenger information in vehicles and at stops.
Communication unit connecting end users in the network and transmitting data on board a public transport vehicle.
Congratulations! You’ve now gained a comprehensive understanding of common public transport abbreviations and onboard devices in the digital era. Armed with this knowledge, it’s time to embrace the transformation. Digital technologies are revolutionizing transportation processes and services, benefiting both transportation companies and passengers with enhanced efficiency and real-time services.
As you venture into the world of digitalized vehicles, navigating the technological challenges that lie ahead is crucial. One important focus is on digital infrastructure, ensuring the smooth functioning of your systems. Establishing a reliable network and data infrastructure with sufficient bandwidth and capacity will be essential for handling the data streams of digital systems.
To take the next step and bring digitalization to your fleet, don’t miss our accompanying article: “Digitalization in Public Transport.” Discover practical strategies and solutions to overcome current challenges and propel your transport operation into the future. Let’s embark on a journey of innovation together, revolutionizing the way we experience modern transportation!
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