End of Day Tasks:

At the end of each day there are some tasks that need to be completed to finish the data collection for the day. These can be done at the end of the day, the following day, or once a week, depending on the operating schedule.

  • Note: System with Tablets or MTDs have some of the information below captured automatically by the driver. It is still important to understand the flow of data to be able to check for data error or in the even a driver is unable to operate a tablet.

Finalize all trips

As drivers complete their shift, you can finalize trips, marking trips as completed (delivered, no show, cancel, etc) in preparation for archiving trips for reporting. This also prepares them to be reviewed for fare reconciliation.

Reconcile Fares

If you are collecting money, there is a tool to let you make sure the driver collected the right amount of money from each passenger.

Log Odometer and Time

Most systems need to be able to report on their revenue and non revenue service hours for vehicles. This is done in the Log Odometer and Time tool. When recorded correctly, this data can be turned into NTD report data in just a few minutes. It is best to record this daily so that

Archiving

Once these three steps are done, you can move on to Archiving Trips. This moves trips into the Archive and out of Easy Rides for easy reporting.