A federal lawsuit alleges that the BART Watch safety-related mobile application violates the privacy of thousands of passengers.
How technology can improve transit safety and security
ICYMI: NJ Transit to add 360-degree cameras on buses, BART tests tech for hearing-impaired riders, and BostonBRT sponsors “Beauty and the Bus” campaign.
Some stories you may have missed last week: MTA launches subway etiquette campaign and Springfield Union Station will have 200 surveillance cameras.
ICYMI: FTA picks SUMC to provide tech assistance to mobility on demand projects, ADOT selects winning safety messages, and NY Times profiles Uber CEO.
The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority is introducing buses that warn pedestrians and motorists when the bus is turning.
Officials at the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada are reviewing safety procedures after a shooting on a Las Vegas bus last month.
The transit operator in Singapore teamed up with NEC Corporation to test the use of artificial intelligence to predict and prevent bus accidents.
BART directors are reconsidering a proposal to designate BART a “sanctuary” transit system out of concern that the move might jeopardize federal funds.
The Chicago Tribune spent time with some of the participants in Metra’s (IL) engineer training program.
Since 2014 Uber has been using a program to evade authorities that were trying to crack down on its ride-hailing services.