Smart transit station ITS design

Transit station design & implementation is about harnessing ITS technologies to streamline the efficient use of a terminal and provide a fantastic experience for passengers.
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Harness ITS technology and improve passenger experiences to grow ridership

Transit tech is a core component of innovative transit station design for buses, ferries and trains. Software for signage systems, audio announcements and dynamic bay allocations make efficient use of space and deliver cutting-edge rider or passenger experiences.

Passenger information display systems

Large airport style displays showing services and their arrival times, allow passengers service visibility, greatly reducing anxiety.  Placing such signs in food courts and shopping malls turns such areas into transit lounges.

Terminal space efficiencies

Use ITS technologies to reduce the amount of real estate required to support a given number of bus trips.

Slick Co-ordination 

Effective bay allocation involves closely coordinating the communications between an onsite control room, incoming drivers and waiting passengers so that they converge to meet at the same parking bay.

Tech to streamline terminal operations

Dynamic bay allocation

Most stop bays are largely unoccupied.  By dynamically allocating stop bays to drivers as they enter a transit center, we can better utilize and support more services given the same number of stops, reducing the amount of expensive real estate required. 

Growing ridership

By allowing passengers to wait in warm, secure and safe lounges, we have seen passenger numbers increase far above expected forecasts.  A key feature of our design are a "Star Trek" door system that allows passengers to step out of a lounger directly onto their vehicle.

Control cockpit

Connexionz delivers an ITS providing control room personnel with a dashboard view and supervisory control across the entire system.

Great transit center designs grow ridership

Our experience shows that improving rider experiences with warm, dry, pleasant lounges complete with clear airport style signage showing reliable real-time trip arrival times results in extraordinary ridership growth.  We've also observed that female ridership growth was disproportionately high because surveillance cameras resulted in a safer environment. 

Environment Canterbury Metro Terminal Christchurch New Zealand

The replacement terminal built after the devastating earthquakes features a control room with a full ITS cockpit, passenger info signs and audio plinths, sensors to enable automatic bay allocation, door opening and closing, driver notification, and unauthorised personnel alerts. Control room staff have an extensive dashboard view of the network to manage every bay, bus, driver and service. Currently handling 18,000 riders/day and built to accommodate growth to 70,000 riders.

Solano County Terminal

SolTrans didn't want buses allocated to a particular bay.  Instead we used our ITS technologies to direct passengers to let them know that their service had arrived and where to find it.  Dynamic ushering allows better utilization of the real estate allowing Soltrans to service many more trips without needing to expand their terminal.  

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Connexionz ITS smooths the operations of your transit center and delivers better space utilization by avoiding purchasing unnecessary real estate.  Transit centers are a significant investment.  Better utilization means putting back the need to expand or even find a different site.  

By harmonizing operations with accurate and reliable real-time passenger information signs at your Transit Center, passenger comfort and ambience, we have seen Transit Agencies make great strides in growing ridership.
Connexionz Transit station design

4 easy steps to getting more gains out of your terminal design


1. Map

Talk to us to map opportunities that match your fleet size.

2. Match

Get a customized plan based on your requirements and technology appetite.

3. Budget

Work out how much funding you’ll need with budgeting support from our team.

4. Secure

Procure your tender by using our tender template and specifications know-how.

Why Connexionz?


Wrap around support

Everything we do is focused on your success. From our in-depth project management, first name communications, training, engineering, technical assistance, refresher training, preventative maintenance, and keeping track of your evolving needs is about building a long term commitment to an enduring relationship with wraparound care.

Tried & true dependable

We've been in the industry since 1996 so we've had plenty of time to see how our technology performs reliably and accurately. Our cloud systems have better than 99.99% uptime. Our hardware has Mean Time Between Failures greater than 15 years. Customers tell us about riders that use our technology without a second thought.

Reduced risk

A successful infrastructure project should be one you don't hear about. Why? Because it just works. Our customers report reduced rider complaints, they talk about how easy our software is to use, and they appreciate how responsive we are when they contact us. Our sophisticated project management and quality assurance processes drive out risk and give you peace of mind.
We like to "Do it once, Do it right." Our quality control and assurance processes give you peace of mind.
Our team will work closely with you to ensure that your project deployment works smoothly with no surprises.
With us, you get a single point of accountability even when support issues cross multiple technologies.
Step it up with one lead partner that integrates multiple technologies: Connexionz’ Medius vehicle logic unit and onboard systems.

Customer and partner reviews

"The Christchurch Bus Exchange is a fine building: spacious, well-lit, with a little cafe as well as great information, both human and automated.”

- Jarrett Walker, respected transit consultant

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