The growth and increasing density of urban areas has made our largest cities reliant on a functioning, efficient, and safe mass transit systems to move a large number of people to their home, employment, or commercial areas by means of bus, ferry, or rail . When a disruption occurs, whether by technical failure, purposeful act, or natural disaster, the impact extends far beyond the particular line of service and can affect the entire community. For this reason, mass transit authorities rely on proper planning, standard operating procedures, and training to maintain the safety and security of the system, identify areas of capital improvement, and expand operations where practical.
THE FUTURE OF PLANNING & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT IS HERE !
INDUSTRY CASE STUDY:
MASS TRANSIT AUTHORITIES
The Odysseus™|GMT offers organizations with real-time tracking and reporting of grant funding allocations. Track the status of vital community grant funding and measure the performance of project funding. The Odysseus™|GMT allows you to track every dollar from beginning to end.
The Odysseus™|KMS provides mass transit authorities with a central repository where plans and other preparedness doctrine can be accessed and shared by staff and partners. The secure yet flexible virtual collaborative environment allows for the efficient development, maintenance, and update of planning doctrine.
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Mass Transit Planning
The Odysseus™ | KMS gives mass transit operators an online tool dedicated to the development and maintenance of operating procedures, plans, and programs. Odysseus™|KMS offers mass transit authorities with the unique feature of providing standardization and flexibility in a collaborative environment. This union greatly increases the capabilities by efficiently and effectively enabling mass transit authorities to design, develop, maintain, and continually improve operations, security, and capital improvements.
Customized Courses & Training Management
The Odysseus™|CBT plug-in provides organizations with an integrated learning management system that allows compliance offers to more effectively deliver and measure understanding of important company operations, as well as safety and regulatory requirements across the Odysseus™ enterprise. Odysseus™|CBT provides a platform to deliver and manage customized computer-based training, track course assessments, award certificates upon course completion, and in-depth reporting of learner progress and understanding.
Designed from the Odysseus™|CBT framework, the Odysseus™ Exercise Simulator incorporates cutting-edge media technology to deliver an interactive, best practice solution to accurately test and validate operations, systems, and safety programs. Exercise designers can build an interactive environment that allows users to visualize operational scenarios and experience real-world crisis decision-making. The Odysseus™ Exercise Simulator provides an easy-to-use, turnkey solution to accurately test and validate operational and programmatic strategies, while engaging stakeholders and impressing your organization’s leadership.
Integrated Regulatory & Industry Compliance Tools
The Odysseus™|CPM offers a library of compliance metric tools that allow users to validate their plans programs against federal, state, and industry requirements and regulations. The Odysseus™|CPM offers data-driven, assessment that allows mass transit authorities the ability to systematically evaluate the compliance to various governmental and industry recognized programs and present their findings in established reports and analytics.
Mass Transit Capability & Vulnerability Assessments
Designed from the Odysseus™|AAT architecture, the Odysseus platform offers a customized Capability & Vulnerability Assessments tool that is compliant with industry standards and federal regulations. Mass transit owners can assess their system’s capabilities and vulnerabilities, and integrate the results into a comprehensive community hazard risk analysis using the Odysseus™|CVR2 framework.
In today’s environment of fiscal efficiency, limited availability of resources, and the necessity to balance competing demands, it is imperative that the engagement of assigned work groups and key stakeholders is efficient and effective. The committee management tool within the Odysseus™|KMS will assist in documenting the planning process, provide a method of on-going committee collaboration, offer an archival repository of planning meeting minutes and information, and ensure the active participation of committee members and key stakeholders throughout the life-cycle of the planning process.