Rodell Notbohm, general manager of Apollo Video Technology, said, "The DVRs and back-end fleet management software will provide MARTA officials and law enforcement with the highest level of information exchange, real-time video streaming and a robust archiving system."
Department of Transportation Report on Highway and Transit Conditions Underscores Need for Transportation Investment
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced that a report on the state of America's transportation infrastructure, "2010 Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance," points to a sizeable gap between current spending and projected levels of investment needed to maintain the nation's highway and transit systems.
The report projects that between $20.8 billion and $24.5 billion will be needed annually over the next 20 years to attain a state of good repair for the nation's transit systems and to accommodate expected transit ridership growth. In contrast, all levels of government combined spent only $16.1 billion on transit capital improvements in 2008. The Obama Administration budget request includes $108 billion over the six years for transit options, a 105 percent increase over the previous authorization levels.
"Conditions and Performance" is a biennial report to Congress that provides information on the physical and operating characteristics of the highway, bridge and transit components of the nation's surface transportation system.