Automatic Passenger Counting System
The APC- Automatic Passenger Counter also is named as bus passenger counter) system is an effective way to automatically collect data on the time and location of passengers getting on and off. The basic components of the bus passenger counter system are: passenger counter, GPS system and data analysis system. The most common types of passenger counter systems are video cameras now. APC data can be used in the real-time and post-management work of the bus system, such as: assisting in making reasonable departure plans, real-time passenger information systems, nationwide bus operation data statistical reports, dispatch planning, station planning, fleet management plans, etc. . It is foreseeable that in the near future, the APC system will play more roles. The system can reduce the cost of data collection, obtain more extensive data on loading and driving, reduce the ratio of empty running , shorten passenger waiting time.