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FCC Votes to Shift Part of 5.9 GHz Safety Spectrum to Wi-Fi

Proponents of vehicle-to-everything technology say the FCC's latest move is a mistake.

The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to split up the 5.9 GHz “safety spectrum” frequency previously set aside for use in transportation for vehicle-to-everything technologies, a plan that has prompted dire warnings from departments of transportation and various transportation and safety groups.

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TransLink to Test Copper Coating on Transit

The results of this pilot could have wide-reaching impacts for infection prevention for the...

The project is part of a study that will see various copper-based products and a protective coating called organosilane installed on SkyTrain and buses to test how effective these agents are at destroying viruses and bacteria on transit.

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MBTA Ramps Up Face Mask Enforcement

MBTA Transit Police will enforce the state's face mask requirement onboard MBTA vehicles and...

The agency's enforcement efforts are in response to Massachusetts’s revised executive order requiring all residents to wear a face covering in public, whether indoors or outdoors.