Tag: mass transit

NAIPTA Relies on ThingTech to Transport Millions of Riders Per Year [Case Study]

(Photo Credit: NAIPTA) Helping riders get to where they want to go is the mission of NAIPTA (Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transit Authority). Although it sounds simple, balancing environmental, ridership, coverage, safety, and security goals adds enormous pressure and complexity to NAIPTA operations.  Flagstaff, Arizona, where NAIPTA provides public transit services, is located on Interstate...

Evolving Amidst Misfortune: Finding the Right Time to Adopt EAM

Photo Credit: Unsplash Unravel the history of the Internet of Things (IoT) and you’ll discover that many solutions provide value only when something goes wrong. The IoT, for example, can alert transit agencies to speeding vehicles or parts that need replaced. Coincidentally (or perhaps causal), it is operational pain, not excellence, that oftentimes acts as...

ThingTech Brings Operational Excellence to Transit Agencies During 2017 APTA Expo

Photo: Dan Hawkins, pictured above, speaks with 2017 APTA Expo attendees APTA’s annual expo brought together an impressive collection of American and international exhibitors this year. All the largest and most innovative mass transit service providers fit into Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center during October 9-11, 2017. We had the pleasure of meeting so many...