Topic : first responders

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Bringing Life-Saving CPR Training to Transit Stations

| October 10, 2018

There’s a lot to do to pass time waiting at the station for a train — read…listen to music…learn how to save a life? Yes, in the minutes it takes for a train to arrive, a person can learn Hands-Only CPR.

Practice is Key for Incident Response on Rail Systems

| October 25, 2017

Working in subway tunnels is difficult under any circumstances and when you have to maneuver around an electrified third rail in an environment with less lighting, the task is even more daunting. Now imagine what it is like during an emergency...

Management & Operations| January 11, 2017

Miami-Dade tapped to host AT&T's first smart cities ops center

In collaboration with its alliance member Hitachi, AT&T will be deploying public safety solutions, including remote monitoring and more efficient operations solutions for police and public safety officials and reliable data to help inform decision making around urban transportation planning.

Management & Operations| November 8, 2016

LA Metro makes T-Mobile cell service available on Red, Purple Lines

In addition to regular cellular service, emergency 911 calls can also be made by Metro riders. In the event of an emergency, riders are reminded to first contact the train operator via the emergency intercom system located on board trains and on station platforms.

Management & Operations| October 10, 2016

Panasonic, Cradlepoint partner for mobile computing, connectivity solution

The 4G-LTE and FirstNet solution delivers highly-secure, enhanced LTE connectivity for multiple devices — significantly improving productivity, reducing downtime, and enhancing the security of in-vehicle networks.

Management & Operations| July 28, 2016

Pierce Transit's security camera upgrade leads to free Wi-Fi for passengers

The new system will allow first responders the ability to log into a bus from anywhere there is cellular coverage.

Rail| January 21, 2015

L.A. subway to get Wi-Fi and cell service

Work on the project in Los Angeles was delayed nearly two years while officials dealt with issues related to security and interference with first-responder radio conversations

October 29, 2014

Emergency Plans: How Transit Prepares for the Worst

What constitutes a “normal” day in the transit industry? In an instant, regular service can be halted due to an accident, fire or unattended package. In most cases, these incidents are quickly resolved and routine operations are restored after minor disruption, but there is always a chance that a situation can escalate into a large-scale event, requiring the response of a transit agency’s emergency and operations personnel, working alongside a community’s first responder units.

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