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    Safety & Security

    2023 Transit Safety & Security Report

    Dec. 19, 2023
    The transit industry remains focused on continuous improvement in its safety and security efforts through initiatives that focus on a mix of technology implementation, community...
    CMT
    Shelters, Benches and Equipment

    Transit Stop Transformation Project: Improving Rider and Transit Experience, One Bus Stop at a Time

    Dec. 19, 2023
    CMT and AARP in St. Louis, Mo., are on a mission to improve riders’ experience with a focus on the placemaking of bus stops in the St. Louis region.
    MTA
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    Rail

    East Coast Transit Agencies Perfecting Method of Dealing with Pectin on the Rails

    Dec. 19, 2023
    Metro-North Railroad, NJ Transit and SEPTA have recently started using new equipment to manage slippery rail conditions.
    Bentley Systems
    Infrastructure

    Digital Transformation Drives Innovation in Transportation

    Dec. 19, 2023
    Digital transformation has less to do with a destination and more about how organizations navigate, respond and evolve to challenges faced over time.
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    Audio, Video Entertainment Systems

    Audio System Trends in Transit Stations

    Dec. 19, 2023
    Public address and emergency communications are paramount to passenger movement, experience and safety but mass transit stations are not built with acoustics in mind, which can...

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    Safety & Security

    Best Practices: Three ways transit security teams can speed up response and investigation time

    Dec. 19, 2023
    Leveraging technology and community partners can promote safer and more efficient transit service.
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    Management

    Editor's Notebook: The big stories of 2023

    Dec. 19, 2023
    A year-end look at the top stories that grabbed the attention of readers.
    Management

    L.A. Metro recruits industry ‘Dream Team’ to chart a new course heading into 2028 Olympic Games

    Dec. 19, 2023
    The authority’s Industry Advisory Council is designed to assist L.A. Metro address challenges that come with hosting major events, including supplemental bus service needs, seamless...
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    Safety & Security

    OP-ED: 5 tips to design a solid background check policy in the transportation industry 

    Dec. 19, 2023
    The efficient design and implementation of a solid background check policy are crucial to the success and legal compliance of any transportation company in today's tight job ...
    MTA
    Safety & Security

    OP-ED: Assaults against MTA bus drivers continue to rise

    Dec. 19, 2023
    Within the past few years, the string of violence against MTA bus drivers has increased significantly, making both drivers and passengers fearful.
    SABIC
    Shelters, Benches and Equipment

    OP-ED: Break the cycle of glass replacement in transit shelters with coated polycarbonate glazing

    Dec. 19, 2023
    Transit agencies should consider glazing possibilities beyond traditional tempered or laminated glass to gain the greatest value from new and upgraded shelters.
    Peerless
    Signage & Displays

    Peerless-AV Outdoor Smart City Kiosk

    Dec. 19, 2023
    Peerless offers 55" digital screen kiosks to keep riders updated with transit and transportation information.
    Urban Solar
    Signage & Displays

    Urban Solar Vandal-Resistant E-Paper Display

    Dec. 19, 2023
    Key features include a vibration-dampened enclosure and shatter-resistant acrylic screen protector meant to handle high-vandalism transit areas.
    Connectpoint
    Signage & Displays

    Connectpoint Digital Bus Stop®

    Dec. 19, 2023
    Connectpoint Digital Bus Stop® displays real-time passenger information 24/7 and can be updated through the content management system, CPAM®.
    Tolar
    Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking, Lighting

    Tolar Orion BRT bus shelters

    Signature Orion BRT bus shelters feature 120VAC electric security lights and a backlit rear banner.
    Supplier's Directory

    Wash-Bots 626-EZ Battery

    Wash-Bots 626-EZ is a must-have bus and light railcar washing system for any size fleet.
    Supplier's Directory

    FareGo FB|30 Farebox

    Designed for simplicity, durability, longevity, and manufactured in Lowell, Massachusetts. The system includes vaulting, software and hardware services, installation, and day-...
    Supplier's Directory

    HID VAL100

    Nov. 15, 2023
    An open-architecture ticket validator containing barcode & NFC/RFID reading with EMV Level 2 certification. VAL100 is configurable and integrates easily with on-board devices,...
    Supplier's Directory

    K8M

    Nov. 15, 2023
    Transit systems demand high quality and extreme reliability, and the American-built K8M deliver. The all-new 35’ K8M offers a range of up to 170 miles.
    Supplier's Directory

    K11M

    Nov. 15, 2023
    With the capacity to carry up to 55 seated passengers, the 60’ K11 is ideal for high-volume urban transit systems and BRT lines.
    Supplier's Directory

    Signature Sunset agency-branded bus shelter

    This 10’ Signature Sunset shelter in Greensboro, NC is equipped with solar-powered security lighting, agency-branded tempered safety-glass and is NCDOT-PEP approved for safety...
    Supplier's Directory

    5G Edge Active Antenna

    Nov. 15, 2023
    5G Edge Active Antenna unified cellular, WiFi, GPS, Edge computing with state-of-the-art link aggregation for best-in-class connectivity and lower cost of operation and maintenance...
    Supplier's Directory

    Fast Fare Farebox

    Nov. 15, 2023
    The Fast Fare farebox is Genfare’s all-in-one, customizable farebox that quickly accepts, validates, and processes whatever form of payment is in the rider’s pocket.