Saturday, May 15, 2021

CTA to upgrade safety and security systems

The Chicago Transit Authority will add 1,000 new high-definition cameras and upgrade more than 3,800 older cameras throughout the system this year. The post...

Philadelphia looks to SEPTA bus cameras for parking enforcement

The Philadelphia Parking Authority wants to use the cameras on SEPTA buses for parking enforcement. The post Philadelphia looks to SEPTA bus cameras for...

Link Transit finds video cams bring benefits and challenges

Link Transit (WA) installed video cameras on its bus fleet a few years ago, but the investment created unanticipated challenges. The post Link Transit finds...

SEPTA uses drones to patrol tracks

SEPTA is using a drone to patrol its rail tracks in response to growing concerns about terrorist attacks against the U.S. rail system. The...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Drone Integration Pilot Program

On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao unveiled the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program, a new federal initiative to...

RTC Washoe gets green light for audio recordings

The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (NV) received the go-ahead to record audio conversations along with video surveillance on RTC buses despite objections...

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Why we need federal operations funding for public transit

For decades, the federal government has only provided funding for public transportation maintenance and infrastructure projects—not the day-to-day costs of running trains and buses....

Join ITDP in Taking Cycling Worldwide

After experiencing a year like no other, which exposed so many fault lines and illuminated new urban mobility challenges, cycling has resurfaced as a...

Jakarta Is What Resiliency Looks Like

For the past several years, the city of Jakarta, Indonesia, has been on track for a major transport transformation. Like most other big cities,...

How has President Biden done on transportation in his first 100 days?

President Biden has gotten a lot of attention for his (good) infrastructure plan and overall approach to transportation. But after 100 days in office,...