Public transport

Cubic Introduces New Ventra Mobile App for Chicagoland Travelers

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 1:30pm

Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB) today announced its Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division in partnership with the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra Rail (Metra) and Pace Suburban Bus (Pace) have launched the new Ventra mobile app to serve the greater Chicagoland area.

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  • Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB) today announced its Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division in partnership with the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra Rail (Metra) and Pace Suburban Bus (Pace) have launched the new Ventra mobile app to serve the greater Chicagoland area.
  • The initial release of the new Ventra app includes features such as a new home screen, allowing travelers to view their Ventra Card balances, available Metra mobile tickets, transit times for favorite stops, nearby transit and more.
  • Chicagoland area travelers were top-of-mind for us as we worked closely with the CTA, Metra and Pace on the roll out of the new Ventra app to simplify journeys, offer personalized user experiences, and allow travelers to continue riding with confidence.
  • The new Ventra app is now available on iOS and Android devices, users can download the app through the App Store or Google Play Store.

Post-pandemic Growth Opportunity Analysis of the Global Airport & Airline Industry, 2020 Report - Contactless Boarding, Revenue Management, and Network Planning will Play a Key Role

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 9:30pm

DUBLIN, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Post-pandemic Growth Opportunity Analysis of the Global Airport & Airline Industry" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Post-pandemic Growth Opportunity Analysis of the Global Airport & Airline Industry" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Before the global COVID-19 pandemic hit, the aviation industry had anticipated high passenger volume and aircraft fleet growth over the next decade.
  • Privately operated airports will face difficulties in keeping costs down when there is negligible revenue generation.
  • Digital solutions in areas of operational efficiency, contactless boarding, revenue management, and network planning will play a key role in stimulating demand, right-sizing operations, and reviving revenue growth.

Global Airport Asset Tracking Market Analysis 2020: The Installed Base of Airport Asset Tracking Systems will Reach 0.5 Million Units in 2024

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 8:45pm

This report estimates that the global installed base of active airport asset tracking systems was over 0.2 million units in 2019.

Key Points: 
  • This report estimates that the global installed base of active airport asset tracking systems was over 0.2 million units in 2019.
  • Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.4 percent, the active installed base is estimated to reach close to 0.5 million units worldwide in 2024.
  • This includes all airport asset tracking systems deployed for various motorised ground support equipment (GSE), non-motorised equipment (NME) as well as other applicable airport assets including on-road vehicles used in airport environments.
  • The Airport Asset Tracking Market is the third consecutive report analysing the latest developments on the global market for asset tracking in the aviation sector.

Hildebrand Global Traffic Technologies Launches Opticom 360, an AI-Powered, Cloud-Based Telematics Platform Designed to Optimize Municipal Fleets

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 9:25pm

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Traffic Technologies , LLC (GTT), the global market leader in traffic signal priority control systems, announces the launch of its smart city platform for mobility management Opticom 360.

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  • ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Traffic Technologies , LLC (GTT), the global market leader in traffic signal priority control systems, announces the launch of its smart city platform for mobility management Opticom 360.
  • Opticom 360 revolutionizes the public sector space by bringing together a smart city version of traffic signal priority control and end-to-end fleet management functionalities, all under a single, connected cloud platform.
  • "Cities with fleets can now utilize Opticom 360's capabilities to get a real-time view of their vehicles, teams and traffic infrastructure, all on the same screen."
  • Thousands of emergency, transit and traffic agencies have trusted the innovative, comprehensive Opticom traffic solutions for more than 50 years.

U.S. Transit and Transportation Agencies Announce Completion of First-Ever Automated Bus Specification

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 5:00pm

The Automated Bus Consortium, a collective of U.S. transit and transportation agencies formed to investigate the feasibility of implementing pilot automated bus projects, today announced the completion of the countrys first-ever automated bus performance specification.

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  • The Automated Bus Consortium, a collective of U.S. transit and transportation agencies formed to investigate the feasibility of implementing pilot automated bus projects, today announced the completion of the countrys first-ever automated bus performance specification.
  • The specification combines the American Public Transportation Associations white book for standard bus specification with the new full-size bus automated driving system requirements developed by AECOM, the worlds premier infrastructure consulting firm, which formed the Consortium.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200923005688/en/
    Its development marks a significant achievement of the Automated Bus Consortium, which prepared the document with input from its own Bus Specification Technical Committee as well as through one-on-one meetings with interested bus suppliers.
  • A first of its kind collaborative approach to accelerating automated transit technologies deployment, the Consortium will combine the purchasing power and collaborative decision-making of participating transit and transportation agencies nationwide.

Global Travel Industry Embracing Autonomous UVD Robots

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 2:00pm

As the travel and hospitality industry looks to bring travelers back, they are working to meet new and heightened expectations for safety and cleanliness in order to build trust, said Per Juul Nielsen, CEO of UVD Robots.

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  • As the travel and hospitality industry looks to bring travelers back, they are working to meet new and heightened expectations for safety and cleanliness in order to build trust, said Per Juul Nielsen, CEO of UVD Robots.
  • In early September, YOTEL Boston , a hotel featuring 326 cabins located in Bostons Seaport District, announced it would implement the UVD Robots technology.
  • The autonomous disinfection robots are also in use in Europes hotel industry, e.g.
  • UVD Robots is a subsidiary of one of the world's leading groups in the development of professional service robots, Blue Ocean Robotics , that also includes subsidiaries like GoBe Robots , PTR Robots and Mink Robots.

A Transportation Services Company Reduces Lead Time and Substantially Improves Delivery Time | Infiniti’s Recent Success with Risk Management Solutions

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:37pm

Infinitis inventory management solution enables transportation services companies to identify, evaluate, and develop comprehensive approaches to mitigate industry risks.

Key Points: 
  • Infinitis inventory management solution enables transportation services companies to identify, evaluate, and develop comprehensive approaches to mitigate industry risks.
  • In their recent successful engagement, Infinitis risk management experts helped a company reduce lead time and improve the delivery time from production centers to customers by 44%.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200923005510/en/
    Risk Management Solutions for a Transportation Services Company: Our Approach (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The performance of transportation services providers is sensitive to fluctuations in the price of transportation services and other factors.
  • By leveraging Infinitis risk management solution, the transportation services company identified all risks associated with its supplier and inventory management process.

Global Hybrid Train Market (2020 to 2030) - Availability of Alternative Fuel Options Presents Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:21pm

The hybrid train market, by volume, is estimated to be 4,904 units in 2020.

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  • The hybrid train market, by volume, is estimated to be 4,904 units in 2020.
  • The growing population triggers the global demand for rail vehicles in urban areas, where existing transportation infrastructure is proving to be insufficient.
  • The European hybrid train market is projected to experience steady growth due to the well-developed infrastructure for passenger transit, while the North American market is driven by freight transportation.
  • However, COVID-19 pandemic is expected to have a severe impact on the hybrid train market.

COVID-19 Recovery Analysis: Automotive Audio Speakers Market | Availability of Cost-effective Aftermarket Speakers to boost the Market Growth | Technavio

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 5:45am

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Key Points: 
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200922005960/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Automotive Audio Speakers Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied.
  • The availability of cost-effective aftermarket speakers has been instrumental in driving the growth of the market.
  • Download a Free Sample Report on COVID-19 Impacts
    Automotive Audio Speakers Market 2020-2024: Segmentation
    Automotive Audio Speakers Market is segmented as below:

JTECH's FindMe with Arriva helps businesses offer exceptional curbside service while ensuring operational efficiency

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 9:00pm

FindMe with Arriva enables curbside guests and patients to notify businesses with their location upon arrival so staff can quickly and accurately provide curbside services.

Key Points: 
  • FindMe with Arriva enables curbside guests and patients to notify businesses with their location upon arrival so staff can quickly and accurately provide curbside services.
  • FindMe with Arriva is just in time as many restaurants, retail businesses and healthcare providers turn to curbside service to meet their customers' and patients' needs for social distancing and convenience.
  • With FindMe with Arriva businesses can easily introduce curbside services into their operations and stay connected even with staff limitations.
  • With FindMe with Arriva, businesses can offer exceptional curbside service while ensuring operational efficiency:
    Keep staff focused on customers, not tablets or parking spaces
    "FindMe with Arriva allows staff to focus on assisting all of our guests rather than watching a display tablet or the parking lot.