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
Amount:
$49,714.00
Award Year:
1985
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
1830
Agency Tracking Number:
1830
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
4639 West 120th Street, Alsip, IL, 60658
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
CARROLL A. TRACO
GENERAL MANAGER
() -
Business Contact:
Carroll A. Treco
Investigator
() -
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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