The application of real-time information that travelers can use to make their journey experience more convenient and predictable is at the heart of intelligent transportation systems.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) June 16, 2014
Cubic Transportation Systems announced today that it is on the winning team for the ITS-NY Project of the Year awarded June 12 to MTA Bus Time®, the customer information system for bus location and arrival times that was developed and delivered to the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). Bus Time was completed in March and covers more than 15,000 bus stops in New York City.
Under a contract awarded in 2013, Cubic was selected to build and integrate the Bus Hardware System that includes the on-board computer and bus location device for Bus Time. The open source customer information system answers the question of “Where’s my bus?” by making information about each bus available via through several options including a desktop web map, a mobile web site and a text message-based service.
“It’s truly an honor to be on MTA’s team and to have been recognized by ITS-NY for this award,” said Steve Shewmaker, president of Cubic Transportation Systems. “The application of real-time information that travelers can use to make their journey experience more convenient and predictable is at the heart of intelligent transportation systems.”
About Cubic Transportation Systems
Cubic® Transportation Systems, Inc., is part of Cubic Corporation. Cubic Corporation is the parent company of three major business segments. Cubic Defense Systems is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems and secure communications systems. Mission Support Services is a leading provider of training, operations, maintenance, technical and other support services for U.S. and allied nations.
Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc., is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions. Cubic delivers integrated systems for transportation and traffic management, delivering tools for travelers to choose the smartest and easiest way to travel and pay for their journeys, and enabling transportation authorities and agencies to manage demand across the entire transportation network – all in real-time. Cubic specializes in design, development, manufacture, supply, installation, integration, services and information. Services provided by Cubic include on-site management, central systems, operations support, patron support, business support and field services.
Every year, more than 23 billion transportation payment transactions are processed using Cubic payment and information systems worldwide. Cubic has delivered over 20 regional back office operations which together integrate over 130 transport operators and serve over 38 million people every day in major markets around the world. Active projects include London; Brisbane (Southeast Queensland) region, Australia; New York/New Jersey region; Washington, D.C. /Baltimore/Virginia region; Los Angeles region; San Diego region; San Francisco region; Minneapolis/St. Paul; Chicago; Atlanta region; Miami (South Florida) region; Vancouver and Edmonton, Canada; Sydney (New South Wales), Australia; Germany; and Scandinavia.
For more information about Cubic, see the company’s website at http://www.cubic.com/.
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