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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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It’s go time: Launching our Month of Action

With Congress writing long-term transportation policy this month, we need to make sure that this bill doesn’t continue the broken status quo. We need...

House-passed COVID relief bill increases emergency funding for transit construction grants

Local governments’ budgets have been decimated by the pandemic. Yet the Capital Investment Grant (CIG) program—the main federal program for funding new transit construction—counts...

The CDC needs to do more to show the public that transit is safe

Public transit is one of the safest indoor spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic for a plethora of reasons. But the perception of transit’s safety...

The Generating Resilient, Environmentally Exceptional National (GREEN) Streets Act re-introduced in the Senate today

Today, Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Tom Carper (D-DE), and Representative Jared Huffman (CA-02) re-introduced a bill that would measure and reduce greenhouse gas...