February 26, 2013
In 2012, the number of robberies and aggravated battery incidents reported on CTA were down by 21% and nearly 12%, respectively, compared to 2011.
December 17, 2012
An LTD spokesperson said the agency’s buses have been equipped with audio monitoring devices for about a decade and has had video cameras on buses even longer.
September 17, 2012
Each bus has 11 cameras; three outside and eight inside. There’s also a 17-inch, full-color monitor mounted behind the driver that lets customers view themselves and their surroundings in real time.
July 24, 2012
A.R.M.O.R-Auto Pilot manages wireless downloading, reporting and automated notification of video events the user defines, as well as video download requests made while the vehicle is off or in the lot. A.R.M.O.R-Diagnostics is a vehicle, DVR and camera diagnostics software tool that allows proactive monitoring of fleet health status.
June 25, 2012
This program further enhances safety at the agency's BRT stations with LED lighting and routine monitoring from supervisors. The cameras aid in protecting and reassuring customer safety by reducing vandalism and other potential criminal activity.
April 11, 2012
A customer since 2001, the agency will use the company's video surveillance solution to monitor, manage and record more than one thousand video surveillance cameras at dozens of light rail stations, Park-n-Ride facilities, and bus transfer stations.
March 27, 2012
The integrated surveillance system includes multiple cameras covering the interiors of standard 40-foot buses and 60-foot articulated buses. The depots are equipped with equipment capable of not only capturing the video images but also performing diagnostic health checks on the system.
March 7, 2012
Will equip transit and rail vehicles with digital video recorders, wireless network equipment and back-end fleet management software. Interior and exterior cameras will be placed throughout recording up to 11 cameras on-board each vehicle.
February 10, 2012
Any car caught illegally driving in or parking in the city's transit-only lanes will be subject to fines of up to $115.
November 21, 2011
In the last five months, images pulled from CTA surveillance cameras have assisted Chicago police in the arrest of at least 47 individuals for crimes committed either on or near CTA property.
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