ACS Signs Contract for Real-Time Passenger Information System with San Mateo County Transit

Tue Oct 20, 2009 7:15am EDT
DALLAS–(Business Wire)–

Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE: ACS) has been selected by San Mateo
County Transit District (SamTrans) to install a Predictive Bus Arrival /
Departure System (PADS) system to provide real-time bus arrival/departure
information to their customers via the Web, telephone systems, and on dynamic
message signs at major SamTrans terminals.

Utilizing Global Positioning System (commonly referred to as GPS) reports from
SamTrans buses, the new system will provide riders with updated and real-time
schedule information increasing their overall experience. Bus arrival and
departure information will be delivered to message signs located at the Daly
City, Millbrae and Colma Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Stations along with the
Redwood City and Palo Alto Caltrain Stations.

“The PADS project is a key component of SamTrans` drive to continually improve
the quality of service that we offer to our passengers,” said Robert Tam,
manager of Technology and Research and Development at San Mateo County Transit

“Working with ACS, the PADS project will allow SamTrans to improve our riders`
experience by providing our customers with more means of accessing real-time,
dynamic service information.”

Specific signs will be equipped with an Americans with Disabilities Act
compliant audio component allowing passengers with disabilities to hear what is
being displayed on the sign intermittingly. The PADS system will also be
integrated into the San Francisco Bay Area 511 traveler information system,
allowing people to obtain travel information from their home, business or
cellular phone.

“ACS SmartTraveler real-time passenger information systems have become
increasingly common as public transportation systems continuously improve the
quality and amount of information that can be provided to passengers,” said
David Kachemov, senior vice president and managing director of ACS
Transportation Solutions Group. “As a long-time ACS customer, SamTrans is
leveraging its investment in its vehicle location system and conveying real-time
schedule information to grow its ridership and making its services more
attractive to the public.”

About ACS

ACS, a global FORTUNE 500 company with about 74,000 people supporting client
operations reaching more than 100 countries, provides business process
outsourcing and information technology solutions to world-class commercial and
government clients. The company’s Class A common stock trades on the New York
Stock Exchange under the symbol “ACS.” Learn more about ACS at

About ACS Transportation Management Solutions

ACS’ Transportation Management Solutions group is a leading integrator of
products for fleet and workforce management, mobile data communications, data
management and advance traveler information systems. ACS’ Transportation
Management Solutions group provides integrated Computer Aided Dispatch and
Automatic Vehicle Location solutions for 50 public transit and government agency
customers in the United States, Canada and around the world, with units
installed or scheduled to be installed on approximately 28,000 vehicles.

About San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans)

The District was formed in 1976 and provides public transportation services to
the cities within San Mateo County, California, a 446-square-mile area with a
population of approximately 737,100. In recent years, the District has taken a
leadership role in planning, developing and managing a multi-modal
transportation public transit system that includes buses, trains, and shuttles.
Currently, the District operates approximately 339 fixed-route revenue buses, 76
paratransit vehicles, and 48 shuttle buses. Control of the SamTrans fixed route
service is divided into north and south geographical areas. A base of operations
is strategically located in each of the respective service areas. Each base is
equipped for vehicle dispatch, maintenance, and support functions. For more
information visit

The statements in this news release that do not directly relate to historical
facts constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are subject to
numerous risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside the Company’s
control. As such, no assurance can be given that the actual events and results
will not be materially different than the anticipated results described in the
forward-looking statements. Factors could cause actual results to differ
materially from such forward-looking statements. For a description of these
factors, see the Company’s prior filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, including our most recent filing. ACS disclaims any intention or
obligation to revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future event, or otherwise.

Affiliated Computer Services, Inc.
Investor Relations
Jon Puckett, 214-841-8281
Vice President
Investor Relations

Kevin Lightfoot, 214-841-8191
Vice President
Corporate Communications

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