Some stories you may have missed: New safety app for St. Louis transit riders, more MTA countdown clocks, and partnership for autonomous bus technology.
How technology can improve transit safety and security
SEPTA is using a drone to patrol its rail tracks in response to growing concerns about terrorist attacks against the U.S. rail system.
Stories broke this week about hacks to Sacramento Regional Transit and Uber.
Chicago’s mayor wants to allow city taxis to accept ride requests via mobile applications and to charge surge pricing during periods of peak demand.
Now that the MTA plans to replace the MetroCard with a contactless system, observers are asking whether user data will be safe.
Some stories you may have missed last week: DART launches safety and security app, UTA has a Facebook moment, and Transit app closes funding round.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (NV) received permission from a federal judge to record audio conversations on RTC buses.
The Toronto Transit Commission launched a public information campaign and mobile safety app to fight harassment and enhance public safety.
The South West Transit Association and Texas Transit Association are posting updates about Texas transit operators affected by Hurricane Harvey.
NJ Transit’s police officers are now equipped with body cameras to wear while they are on patrol.