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Join Josh MacKinnon at Smart Transit East in Boston


15-17 March 2022

Smart Transit is the go-to event portfolio for senior industry professionals across North America looking to keep abreast of the rapid pace of change in the passenger transit sector.

Taking place in Boston, MA, this year’s Smart Transit East congress will highlight the technical, commercial and operational opportunities for established transit authorities and agencies in the eastern USA and Canada who are seeking renew their infrastructure and assets and leverage technology to deliver best practice in service delivery. The event will consider how digitalization, from enhanced analytics to real-time passenger information systems, can improve customer focus and operational efficiency, and look at the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on both ridership and financial performance, ensuring that transit can lead the recovery drive.

Deploying technology to improve operations and safety

17 March | 2:50 PM

Join Josh MacKinnon, BAI’s Engineering Systems Director, at an industry panel at Smart Transit East on March 17th at 2:50pm ET. The session will explore the ways in which technology deployments can improve transport operations and public safety. Joining him on the panel will be representatives from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), New Jersey Operation LifeSaver and Brightline.

During the panel, Josh will draw on his 25 years of rail engineering experience to discuss several smart transit applications he has helped develop and implement across Canada and the United States. Josh will also discuss BAI’s neutral host approach to communications technology deployments; and how we leverage public and private networks, along with link aggregation, to further the operational and safety needs of our transit customers. This converged connectivity approach ensures total compatibility, accessibility and operability for our transport authority partners.


Josh Mackinnon - Author
Josh Mackinnon
Engineering Systems Director
BAI Communications

Meet us at Smart Transit East

Date : 15-17 March 2022

Where : Boston