Government: Metro Transit Uses RFID to Increase Visibility in Bus Garages

By Doug

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Minneapolis-St. Paul's Metro Transit is employing an RFID-enabled system to help it locate more than 900 buses at its five parking garages. Prior to installing the system—which is based on ultra-wideband (UWB) active RFID tags—Metro Transit had deployed an automatic vehicle location (AVL) system utilizing GPS technology to identify the locations of its buses once they left the depot and were driven along any of 118 bus routes. Although the AVL sy...

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