Tag Archives: MTA

Metropolitan Transportation Authority announces launch of third annual ‘subway reads’ promotion with Transit Wireless

NEW YORK CITY, USA, 21st August 2018 – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Transit Wireless (a majority-owned BAI Communications company) and Literacy Partners today announced the launch of the third annual “Subway Reads” campaign, a special, six-week joint promotion to provide e-short stories, poems, essays and extensive excerpts from full-length books for riders to enjoy on their commutes. Subway […]

Headliner: Melinda White Chief Executive Officer, Transit Wireless

Warren Buffett, the American billionaire, who knows a little bit about a successful journey, once stated that “Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.” This is still the case. But since the ‘Sage of Omaha’ offered this opinion, those […]

Five Minutes with Nathan Cornish, Director, Product Development: Transit, BAI Communications

Nathan Cornish has been an engineer at BAI Communications since 2005. Seven years after starting as an intern with Broadcast Australia, Nathan was given the opportunity to join the team at Transit Wireless, a majority-owned BAI Communications company, where he worked to design, launch and operate the wireless network within the New York City subway. […]

Building in the boroughs: part 3: the Bronx

Transit Wireless (a majority owned BAI Communications company) is known for the cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity it implemented throughout the MTA’s subway system; nowadays, New Yorkers wouldn’t recognize a subway station without cellular and Wi-Fi service. Despite the wireless communications (WiCom) network’s popularity, most of the city’s 5.7 million daily riders have no idea of how it […]

Building in the boroughs: part 2: Queens

Transit Wireless (a majority-owned BAI Communications company) was selected by the NYCT and the MTA to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a Wi-Com network in New York City’s subway system. After breaking ground in Midtown Manhattan (Phase I) and continuing construction along the Upper West Side (Phase II), our next stop was Queens (Phase […]

The inside story on how Hong Kong commuters have enjoyed underground connectivity since 1992

Once a system comes into place, there’s no going back – passengers become quickly expectant…” What were you doing in 1992? Work? School? College? Maybe you weren’t even born. George H. W. Bush was President of the USA, West Germany were the holders of the World Cup, and in Hong Kong (which still had five […]

Transit Wireless Members Committee appoints new CEO for Transit Wireless

The Transit Wireless Members Committee has announced the appointment of Melinda White as Chief Executive Officer of Transit Wireless, a BAI Communications majority-owned company, effective May 2018.

On Air Magazine – Issue 15 2018

Highlights inside this issue include: Major milestone for BAI Canada – with cell connectivity at all 75 Toronto stations Connecting the commuters of New York – 280 million cellular calls recorded in one year Darwin’s gone digital – audio enhanced for listeners DAB+ network switched on Iconic location for BAI UK – with its new […]

The power of a mass transit improvement structured around a P3

Having a P3 contract that spans over a quarter-century ensures Transit Wireless (a BAI Communications majority-owned company) and the services we provide continue to meet the needs of New York City Transit for decades to come.