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

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Radio encryption blamed for failure in deadly D.C. tunnel incident

The failure of D.C.'s Fire and EMS radios inside the tunnels appeared to be a major flaw, but Metro now says there was nothing wrong with its radio antennas or repeaters in the underground station and tunnels. An initial report from D.C. Fire and EMS said Metro was notified about problems with the radios four days earlier

ABC features new coaches, partnerships and future plans at UMA Expo

On the show floor in New Orleans, ABC featured the latest versions of its TDX double-deck coach and plans for a smaller version of its popular CX coach, as well as its partnerships with New Flyer and Ameritrans.

MCI showcases J4500, Setra S 417 at UMA Expo

Company execs also discuss current areas of focus and announce sponsorship of the new eRating.Org Driver of the Month Award in conjunction with the Certification for Sustainable Transportation at the University of Vermont.

Impulse signs distribution agreement for cable fault, theft system

The LiveWire Mantis™ Monitoring System uses Spread Spectrum Time Domain Reflectometry technology to see into the cable environment without any interference to the electrical circuit.

METRO names Brown Coach Operator of the Year

Together,Robert and Stephen Brown have built Brown Coach, and its affiliate Upstate Transit of Saratoga LLC, which the brothers purchased in 2005, into a fleet of 49 vehicles, providing charter, commuter and tour services, focusing primarily on the northeastern U.S. and eastern Canadian provinces.

Pittsburgh subway has multiple fire safegaurds

Pittsburgh's subway train power is supplied by overhead cables rather than an electrified “third rail” along the tracks, which led to a delayed response by firefighters in the Washington, D.C. incident.

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