Tuesday, October 19, 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 Transit Inequality Persists in Brazil

Called a fundamental right, in reality, transit operates with inequality, especially for Black and low-income people. Access to transportation and mobility is not equal for...

Less than 30 days to speak out on transit funding

Last weekend, Congress gave themselves until October 31st to pass the infrastructure deal (the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act or IIJA) and the budget...

Insights from Cairo: Improving Mobility Through Bikeshare

Amid the global bikeshare boom, the call for bikeshare systems in African cities is gaining momentum. The unprecedented rate of urbanization and increased vehicle...

Transit funds could crack under the pressure of the budget deadline

The upcoming continuing resolution to fund the government and avert a shutdown won’t include transportation spending, piling on the pressure to pass the infrastructure...