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Working together towards a better public transportation experience.
We give you the tools to improve productivity and increase ridership.
 
Public transportation passenger centered solutions.
Helping entities keep passengers happy with useful and powerful technology.
 
Give passengers powerful tracking & monitoring tools to increase reliability.
Let them see real-time vehicle location, estimated times of arrival, best routes, and more!
 
Real-Time GPS Tracking for your fleet of public transportation vehicles.
Get live monitoring of your busses, trolleys, shuttles and any other public vehicle.
 
Powerful Solutions to Plan, Operate and Optimize Public Transportation and Ridership.
Many public transportation systems lack of tools to control and manage their operations and be able to provide passengers with a pleasant experience.

With Ace Fleet Manager's public transportation solutions, entities will experience increased productivity, improved dispatching, increased security, reduced operations costs, but most importantly, passengers will start seeing the reliability of their public transportation system and increase ridership.
Real-Time GPS Tracking
Monitor and track public vehicles in real-time while providing location and routes information to passengers.

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AFM Public Tracker
Passengers can view in real-time the location of public vehicles as well as access routes and many more information.

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Arrival Forecast
Passengers can view Estimated Times of Arrival (ETAs) to every stop in the public vehicle's route and see if vehicles will arrive late.

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AVIS and ATIS
Ace Fleet Manager's Automated Voice and Text Information System (AVIS and ATIS) gives passengers a whole new level of control.

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Passenger Counters
Ace Fleet Manager's Automated Passenger Counters "APCs" help monitor and analyze passengers usage of the public vehicles.

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Live Video Monitoring
Live video from AFM device can be installed in the vehicles to monitor in real-time driver and passengers behavior.

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LED Signs/Annunciators
LED signs and annunciators can be installed inside and outside of the vehicles to provide updates about upcoming stops.

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Public Info Displays
Electronic displays with information about location, ETAs, or marketing ads can be placed
at every stop.

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Endless benefits for both entities and passengers.
Entities (cities, governmental agencies, universities, hospitals, etc.) will experience a great deal of benefits related to how they run their operations and how much money is being spent.

Passengers will notice the increased reliability of the entity's public system, which will increase ridership, and a better transportation experience.
Passengers will make more use of public transportation services.
The true reason for implementing our solutions is for the benefits of passengers. Building a consistent public transportation system where passengers can trust its reliability will result in increased ridership. Passengers will get tons of benefits related to their finances, time management, among others.

Below some statistics about passengers who use public transportation:
Almost 60% of people who ride public transit are commuting to and from work.



An individual can achieve an average annual savings of more than $9,700 by using a reliable public transportation system instead of driving and by living with one less car.
Take control of your operations.
With our series of fleet management tools tasks will take half the time to get done. You will be able to monitor closely all public vehicles and drivers, making sure they arrive on time at every stop. These benefits applies to activity on the road, but also in house at your dispatching centers.

Over 30 Hours per week can be saved thanks to the automation of operations.
We are fleet management that goes beyond vehicle tracking.
You will see how your dispatching operations of your fleet of public vehicles benefit tremendously from our scheduling and routing solutions.

A reliable public transportation system is all about how well organized it is and how efficiently it runs. Our scheduling and routing tools will help your dispatchers setup automated processes that will increase the reliability of your processes, and monitor activity specific to the public vehicles' routes so they can make sure all operations are running on time and delivering passengers a great riding experience.
Over 30% increase in ridership can be achieved through proper dispatching and an efficient public transportion service.
Provide security for passengers, people on the road, and drivers.
We give you Real-Time GPS Tracking and Monitoring (the tools), but it is your responsability to use them in pro of a better public system and safer roads.



Excesive speeding, unpleasant in-cabin situations, robbery, lack of maintenance, late driver attendance, among others, are things every entity want to avoid. With our real-time/live monitoring tools and reports, we let you control every single activity all the way from speeding to driver behaviors. Your fleet of public vehicles will be a secure one and this will serve as a plus that categorize your entity at a high level service compared to others.
Lower operational costs and use those savings for improvement.
Your entity can be saving thousands of dollars from cutting down on costs coming from operations, employees, drivers, maintenance, fuel consumption, and more.
  • Saving money in employees (drivers specifically) comes from our driver behavior monitoring tools, and other features such as monitoring real worked hours through accurate time sheet reports pulled from the vehicle's activity, among others.
  • With the maintenance module in our fleet management platform you will never miss a maintenance task again. Automated maintenace management tools will help keep a close eye on upcoming maintenances, being able to always do them on time.
  • Fuel consumption is probably the major factor when it comes to saving money. Monitoring events that affect fuel consumpton such as excesive speeding and idling is key in the operations of any public transportation fleet.
    • Over 10% reduction in costs annually can be achieved depending on the entity's size, operations and goals.
Real-Time GPS Tracking for Public Vehicles
All the tools to provide a reliable public transportation experience.
Ace Fleet Manager's GPS Vehicle Tracking and Fleet Management solutions tailored for the public transportation industry, provide a high level of monitoring capabilities with up to the minute location information frequencies. Cities, counties, and any other entity with public transportation vehicles will be able to monitor and track in real-time while providing location information to the passengers. A wide variety of installation options for the GPS vehicle tracking devices are available.

The focus and goal of our Public Transportation solutions is to provide entities with an advanced and reliable platform so they can provide passengers with an advanced and reliable transportation experience. This part of our Public Transportation solutions does exactly that! It gives entities access to a complete fleet management and dispatching platform where they can monitor public vehicles, their activities, key events that trigger automated alerts and much more to assure all operations are always running smoothly.

With Ace Fleet Manager's Real-Time GPS Vehicle Tracking and Fleet Management for Public Transportation entities get:
Manage and Monitor Routes
Automated Driver Ratings
Electronic Dispatching Log
Reports and Analytics of Performance and Activities
Real-Time GPS Vehicle Tracking
Live Alerts
Geofences
Vehicle Maintenance Management
 
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AFM Public Tracker for Passengers
The power of GPS Vehicle tracking is now in the passengers' hands. This means a whole new public transportation and ridership experience.
Passengers will have access to view in real-time the location of the public transportation vehicles (busses, trolleys, etc.). This information together with information about routes and other monitoring tools will help passengers improve their public transportation experience, trust its reliability and increase ridership.
 

» Mobile Tracking Apps for Public Transportation passengers.

Passengers can access vehicle location and routes information from any Apple or Android device.

Mobile Tracking can also be accessed from any mobile device with internet access.

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Arrival Forecast - Estimated Times of Arrival (ETAs)
Passengers will avoid having to wait outside for long periods of time for late busses, trolleys, shuttles, and any other public vehicle.
Our Real-Time GPS Vehicle Tracking Technology allows us to provide passengers with Estimated Times of Arrival (ETAs) to every stop in the public vehicle's route. Not only can Ace Fleet Manager provide ETAs by going into its routes database and reading locations, but also by identifying when vehicles are late because of any type of issue. This solution means a lot for passengers and it plays a big role when wanting to increase ridership.

Additional to ETAs, passengers also have access to more tools related to the public vehicles' stops information:
Passengers can see stops information such as routes the stop is part of, stops address, public      vehicles that will pass by those stops, ETAs, and see all these information in a map.
Passengers can see their current location in a map and pull up information about all vehicles' stops      near their current location. With this information the system will provide "walking routes" to the closest      stop preferred by the passenger.
Passengers can select the best route of a public vehicle according to their preferred stops interval.
 
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Automated Voice and Text Information System
No access to the internet? No problem! Passengers can also get real-time information about the whereabouts of public vehicles through voice or text.
Our Automated Voice Information System (AVIS) and Automated Text Information System (ATIS) give passengers even more tools to use public transportation like never before.

If they do not have access to a mobile app or computer, or if they need location or ETAs information quickly, they can simply dial or text a phone number (provided by Ace Fleet Manager). By dialing they will access a voice menu, and by text they will receive quick information about the public vehicle's current location or ETA to the next stop.
 
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Automated Passenger Counters
The Automated Passenger Counters (APCs) system monitors passengers coming in and out of the vehicles through all doorways. This is done with a pair of infrared (IR) light beams mounted horizontally across the doors.

Passengers freely pass through the doors and break IR beams in sequence. This generates an entering or exiting count which is merged so it transmits a formatted message via RS232 serial link to the vehicle's GPS Vehicle Tracking System.

The APCs are triggered by any of the following events:
Vehicle Door Open/Close
Wheelchair Ramp Deployed/Stowed (if equipped)
Bicycle Rack Deployed/Stowed (if equipped)
Timestamp

Each of these messages is received by the GPS or AVL system and merged with time/date and GPS coordinates. The merged APC data is then sent to the APC servers in real-time via a cellular connection.
 
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Live Video Monitoring
Entities will get total live control over in-cabin activity.
Live video monitoring is a very important addition to our solutions for Public Transportation Systems. Monitoring visually what happens inside of the public vehicles is key when it comes to providing a secure and reliable public service. Endless are the stories about unpleasant situations happening from either drivers or passengers. Drivers being rude to passengers, passengers not acting properly, drivers breaking behavioral policies that could affect routes performance and more, are situation that every public transportation entity needs to be aware of; Live video is the only solution that will provide a real high level of monitoring and control for these type of situations.

Ace Fleet Manager provides a series of easy to use live video monitoring software and hardware tools. Unlike many other video monitoring solutions, Ace Fleet Manager is connected and synchronized to our Real-Time GPS Vehicle and Fleet Management system to be able to provided additional tools such as automated logging of activities, alerts, and much more.
 
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LED Signs / Annunciators
Additional to all the tools Ace Fleet Manager makes available for passengers to improve their ridership experience, the LED signs and annunciators will improve their experience inside of the actual bus.

Automated on-board visual and audio announcements will keep passengers up-to-date about the vehicle's location, routes and upcoming stops. This is a great benefit for both visually impaired and hearing challenged passengers.

Ace Fleet Manager's LED Signs and Annunciators are ADA compliant and dispatchers can gain remote access to configure what signs will display or announce.

 
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Public Information Displays (PIDs)
Public vehicles' Real-time information at every stop.
PIDs are extremely helpful for passengers due that they can be placed at every stop to provide real-time location information of the public vehicles, estimated times of arrival and departure, as well as information about late vehicles and why they are late. Ace Fleet Manager's Public Information Displays are all of our Public Transportation Solutions put together in one single screen. If the passengers do not have access to a computer or mobile device to track the public vehicles, view arrival forecast or call/text for automated information, they can see all of this information in the PIDs placed at every stop of the public vehicle's route.

Also, PIDs are great to generate revenue for the entity by placing advertisement and be able to use some of this income towards the automation and improvement of the Public Transportation system. On the other hand, they can also be used to provide passengers with important information about the city, school, hospital, amber alerts, and just about anything.
 
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Get a demo from our GPS Fleet Tracking System
Get a Demo of our solutions today!
The best proven way to discover our complete set of features.
Agenda of The Free Live Demo:
  • Overview of our Public Transportation platform
  • Showcase of the features
  • Answers to your questions
  • Explanation of costs
  • Explanation of your return on investment