Technology Archives - BUSRide


Prevost Introduces Electronic Driver Mirrors

Prevost recently introduced the first electronic side mirror system in the North American motorcoach industry: eMirrors, revolutionizing driver visibility for added confidence and safety. With cameras and screens instead of traditional mirrors, eMirrors offer a significantly larger field of view eliminating side-by-side blind spots – in addition to dramatically improving visibility in nighttime, inclement weather conditions […]

INIT Announces Mobility Assistance App for Visual, Hearing and Mobility Impaired Riders

INIT Innovations in Transportation, Inc., a leading provider of ITS solutions for public transit, announced an innovative app offering personalized ride hailing assistance and journey guidance for riders with visual, hearing and mobility impairments. The ASSISTIVEtravel app aids impaired riders at all stages of their bus trip. Before arriving at the bus stop, the rider […]

NJ TRANSIT streamlines paratransit reservations and fare collection with web-based solutions

Through technological advancements and the advent of social media, consumer expectations are at an all-time high. Consumers have become independent in information gathering and don’t want to have to wait to get their answers. It shouldn’t be surprising that transit passengers expect the same level of service and instant gratification. In the transit world, this […]

Artificial Intelligence Drives Safer Fleet Management

By Sean O’Neil In today’s transportation environment there are more moving pieces than ever before. Fleet managers have the daunting task of trying to gain insight and visibility into their driver’s behavior and safety in a rapidly changing world. For years now, some form of real-time fleet management software is deployed at nearly every major […]

Saskatoon Transit undergoes a culture change, while automating, optimizing its payroll process

It is no surprise that transit agencies are constantly evaluating where they can shift from manual to automated processes,saving time, money and ultimately improving their transit service for a better customer experience. But what happens when you have implemented a technology but do not stay up-to-date on upgrades, leverage new features, or teach new staff […]

MCAT brings next-generation ITS to Florida coast

Partnering with Avail Technologies, Manatee County aims to compete technologically with the nation’s largest urban agencies The team at Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT), serving a total ridership of more than 2 million along Florida’s West Coast, prides itself on providing its passengers the same high-level of technology and transit access which is afforded to […]

Video ensures patient safety and service philosophy compliance

By March Networks Leon Medical Centers is a privately-owned healthcare organization with seven state-of-the-art facilities serving more than 46,000 elderly and Medicare patients in Miami and neighboring communities in Dade County, Florida. Established in 1996 by Benjamin Leon Jr., Leon Medical Centers is one of the largest and most prestigious primary healthcare organizations in the […]

Oahu’s TheBus and Trapeze develop headway management system

There is nothing worse than your passenger missing their bus due to poor headway spacing. They show up to the stop on time expecting a ride. But, because of bunching, they have no idea their bus has already come and gone or is too full for them to get on. It’s frustrating for them because […]

KCATA expands its Smart City with INFOtransit

The team at Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) considers the agency a leader in Smart City deployment — increasing operational efficiency by continuously rolling out technology and data-gathering tools on the cutting-edge of public transit. To that effect, KCATA has been hard at work on expanding MAX, the city’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line. […]

Eliminate surveillance guesswork

Using video and vehicle metadata to find the evidence you need By Keith Winchester One of the primary benefits of equipping your bus fleet with video surveillance is the ability to use recorded video to solve problems. Video helps facilitate that “aha” moment, when a security or risk management officer finds the evidence they’re looking […]