Connecticut Launching Statewide GPS-Based Bus Tracking System

Connecticut Launching Statewide GPS-Based Bus Tracking System The system, called CTfasttrack, already is in place in central Connecticut. by Kate Ramunni, New Haven Register, Conn. / August 20, 2015 (TNS) — Standing at a bus stop, wondering when — or if — your bus will arrive on time will soon be a thing of the past as the state introduces …

Toronto Transit set to test talking buses

Toronto Transit set to test talking busesThe Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act requires transit agencies in the province to equip their buses, by 2017, with electronic systems that externally announce route, direction, destination or next major stop information as a pre-boarding announcement to riders waiting at stops.

Metro to test use of video screens showing surveillance cameras to enhance bus safety, security

Metro to test use of video screens showing surveillance cameras to enhance bus safety, security Pilot program to launch on selected X2 Metrobuses next month http://www.wmata.com/about_metro/news/PressReleaseDetail.cfm?ReleaseID=5951 As part of its ongoing effort to enhance the safety and security of bus operators and passengers, Metro plans to test the use of video monitors on board buses as a deterrent to prevent fare evasion …