Tag Archives: MTA

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 of On Air Magazine 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 – […]

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.

Transit Wireless awarded Honorable Mention in the MTA Genius Transit Challenge

Transit Wireless has been recognized as an Honorable Mention in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Genius Transit Challenge for its proposed solution to implement high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity into the New York City Subway System’s train fleet.

Transit Wireless in the P3 Landscape; Part 1, a Legal Perspective

Transit Wireless’ 27-year P3 partnership with the MTA guarantees that it maintains and grows the network over the time of the contract. How does it not only sustain, but improve connectivity in an ever-expanding network 80+ ft underground, subject to various external factors? Here Kate Dominus, Counsel and Commercial Contracts Manager at Transit Wireless (a BAI Communications majority owned company) provides a legal perspective.

Five Challenges of Underground Environments – Part Five: New ways of working – aligning business models

In the final post of his challenges of working in underground environments blog series, UK CEO Billy D’Arcy moves away from the physical environment to the business environments that telecommunication firms and rail operators work within.

Five Challenges of Underground Environments – Part Four: Ensuring Installation Engineers have the right skillset

Mind the skills gap! Part 4 of BAI Communications UK CEO Billy D’Arcy’s blog series on the challenges of deploying wireless for underground rail discusses how to ensure teams have the right skillset when installing high-speed communications in metro rail environments.

Engineering against all odds, or how NYC’s subway will get wireless in the tunnels

New York City officially got wireless service in every underground subway station a little more than a year ago, and TechCrunch writer Danny Crichon was curious what work went into the buildout of this system as well as how it will expand in the future. Here he explores further.