Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Audit highlights WMATA cybersecurity risks

WMATA (DC) officials plan to improve cybersecurity after an internal report concluded that the agency was vulnerable to hacks. The post Audit highlights WMATA cybersecurity...

WMATA completes underground WiFi rollout

Free customer WiFi is now available at all WMATA underground rail stations. The post WMATA completes underground WiFi rollout appeared first on TheTransitWire.com.

LIRR plans upgrades to station countdown clocks

LIRR has installed countdown clocks in its stations and is in the process of deploying GPS across its fleet. The post LIRR plans upgrades to...

UK researchers know the best spot to wait for train

UK researchers have developed a system that gives individuals precise information on the best place to stand on the platform before their train arrives. The...

MBTA integrates bus stop data with mobile app for blind riders

The MBTA has fully integrated the data from Bluetooth beacons along two bus routes with the latest version of the BlindWays mobile application. The post...

MTA to try UWB tech to upgrade signals

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (NY) is considering ultra-wideband technology to upgrade its subway signal system. The post MTA to try UWB tech to upgrade signals...

Rider challenges TTC to improve info for hearing-impaired customers

A hearing-impaired customer is asking the Toronto Transit Commission (ON) to improve its communication with riders who have hearing loss. The post Rider challenges TTC...

BART and Caltrain to install WiFi

Both BART and Caltrain are working to install WiFi in their respective rail systems, but the process will take years. The post BART and...

MTA announces genius challenge winners

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced eight winners of the MTA Genius Transit Challenge last week. The post MTA announces genius challenge winners appeared first...

TTC tests beacon technology for low-vision riders

The Toronto Transit Commission (ON) is testing beacon technology at St. Clair Station to improve access for customers with low vision. The post TTC tests...

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