4.2.5: Generate Transit Vehicle Schedule Assignments

This process shall assign transit vehicles to transit schedules. The transit vehicle's availability in inventory, functional attributes, suitability to task, and in-service status shall be used by this process to determine the transit vehicle's route (block) assignment. This process shall also provide an exception handling process for the vehicle assignment function. This process shall generate new, supplemental vehicle assignments as required. New vehicle assignments may be needed due to vehicle incident, vehicle mechanical problem, etc. This process shall receive inputs from the inventory management function detailing vehicle availability and the scheduling function detailing potential routes (blocks). This process shall also receive inputs from the transit vehicle operations function and from the vehicle scheduling and assignment functions. It shall send vehicle assignments as outputs to the scheduling function to be combined with operator assignments to produce the daily operating schedule or to update the schedule for exception handling.

This process is associated with the Transit Management Center physical object.

This process is associated with the following application objects:

This process is associated with the following data flows: