Mikołów is a city with 40.000 inhabitants in southern Poland, near the Katowice – the capital of the Silesian Voivodeship. Mikołów is within a Silesian metropolitan area populated by about 5,294,000 people – the most densely populated region in Poland.
Double-sided passenger information displays have 6-line matrices. They use amber LEDs with a very long life. Each side of the passenger information board is equipped with a digital clock. Under the current time, DIP boards present information about the line number, direction and real time of departure. In the event of a bus delay, the departure time is recalculated. In the lowest raw, warnings and messages can be displayed – for example, about a course cancellation or a bad weather.
There is an illuminated TTS button on the device pole. Pressing it causes reading all displayed information thanks to Text-to-speech (TTS) System. It is a great help for the blind or partially sighted people.
Next to the transfer center, there is a car park for 200 cars, a shelter for bicycles, and some of the energy needed is provided by photovoltaic systems constituting the roofs of the bus shelters.