Cities and governmental institutions use public transportation software to manage operations, infrastructure, their environmental impact, and to ensure compliance with public transport regulations. Public transportation software manages timetables and ticketing, route planning, passenger safety and security, as well as maintenance for buses, trains, and other means of transportation. These tools help public transport companies track and improve the costs of their operations and maintenance, as well as the passenger satisfaction and comfort.
Since not all solutions offer a complete set of features and functions for front office, back office, and maintenance, some of them integrate with accounting software or maintenance software like CMMS. More advanced solutions offer features for passenger flow tracking and simulation. Sometimes POS functionality and terminals are also provided to facilitate the sale of tickets.
To qualify for inclusion in the Public Transportation category, a product must: