Tag: public transportation

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...

NAIPTA Partners with ThingTech to Deploy Enterprise Transit Asset Management Platform

Enterprise Transit Asset Management Platform will provide integrated fleet and facilities management and maintenance solution to assist with compliance for FTA’s Final Rule and the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. ThingTech (http://www.thingtech.com) announced today that it has been selected by The Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA) to provide a comprehensive Transit Asset...

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...