ARINC to expand Maryland MTA surveillance

Posted on March 27, 2009

ARINC Inc. is deploying video cameras and advanced surveillance software at an additional 14 Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) passenger rail stations under the second phase of a video surveillance contract partially funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.


The company completed work on 11 station sites and a monitoring facility in October 2008, under a Phase 1 contract. The surveillance project enhances MTA security and public safety on the Baltimore Metro Subway, Baltimore Light Rail system and the MARC train service.


ARINC is responsible for the overall design, integration and installation of the new surveillance system, which includes remotely controlled cameras that can focus on rail station platforms, equipment and surrounding areas.


The monitoring system includes multi-screen workstations that provide situational awareness to operators via a graphical view of the MTA system. From the graphical view, operators can choose camera views for monitoring specific platforms or areas of interest.


View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Cummins ships first QSK95 engine for the rail market

The engine, rated at 4400 hp (3281 kW) will be delivered to Siemens® manufacturing facility in Sacramento, Calif., where it will be installed into a Charger® locomotive.

Thales to modernize signaling for N.Y. MTA's Queens Line

According to MTA’s vision, this line will also be the first interoperable one in the world: it will allow Thales equipment to work seamlessly with other CBTC suppliers’ equipment.

Amtrak to start charging fees for baggage exceeding limits

Amtrak will start on Thursday charging $20 to passengers who exceed limits for carry-on and personal items.

Metra expands online ticket payment options

Customers who purchase tickets for the Northeast Illinois commuter rail system through the agency’s website now have the ability to split their payments among credit and debit cards, including pre-tax transit benefit debit cards.

Las Vegas high-speed rail partners up, Authority meets

The joint venture says construction could begin in September 2016 once it has acquired all the necessary approvals.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment



Work Truck Magazine

The resource for managers of class 1-7 truck Fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close