FEASIBILITY STUDY TO DETERMINE THE POTENTIAL OF UTILIZATION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS, CELLULAR PHONE AND ELECTRONIC TRANSFER TECHNOLOGIES TO SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE AND IN SOME CASES ELIMINATE THE SHRINKAGE OF COLLECTED TRANSIT REVENUE THROUGH EMPLOYEE

Award Information
Agency: Department of Transportation
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 1830
Amount: $49,714.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1985
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Coin Systems Inc
4639 West 120th Street, Alsip, IL, 60658
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 CARROLL A. TRACO
 GENERAL MANAGER
 () -
Business Contact
 Carroll A. Treco
Title: Investigator
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
FEASIBILITY STUDY TO DETERMINE THE POTENTIAL OF UTILIZATION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS, CELLULAR PHONE AND ELECTRONIC TRANSFER TECHNOLOGIES TO SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE AND IN SOME CASES ELIMINATE THE SHRINKAGE OF COLLECTED TRANSIT REVENUE THROUGH EMPLOYEE MIS-HANDLING, EMPLOYEE FRAUD, EMPLOYEE THEFT. THIS STUDY WILL FOCUS ON THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING T THE ELECTRONIC/MICRO PROCESSOR BASED COLLECTION SYSTEM AT TRANSIT REVENUE STATIONS AND WILL ALSO INVESTIGATE ITS ADAPTATION TO BUS SYSTEMS AS WELL AS OTHER REVENUE COLLECTION POINTS SUCH AS TRANSIT OWNED PARKING LOTS. NO REVENUE COLLECTION AUDIT AND DATA DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM OF THE TYPE PROPOSED CURRENTLY EXISTS OR IS KNOWN TO BE IN DEVELOPMENT.

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