Transit Personnel Management Using a Microcomputer Issues and Lessons

by Tom Hardcastle, Washington Consulting Group, Washington, DC, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Microcomputer Applications Within the Urban Transportation Environment


This paper discusses the design and implementation issues facing developers of microcomputer-based personnel management systems (PMS) at small and medium-sized transit agencies. A case study, focusing on the implementation of a specific PMS at Sun-Tran of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is presented to illustrate these issues. The design of the PMS at Sun-Tran was conducted using a classic top-down/requirements analysis approach.

Subject Headings: Personnel management | Transportation management | Systems management | Public transportation | Management methods | Computer analysis | Information systems | New Mexico | United States

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