Tag Archives: transitplanning

The importance of connected transport in building smart cities

The use of digital technologies in the public transport sector is gaining traction worldwide. This includes high-capacity transit communication networks that enable connected vehicles, smart stations, and digitised, data-driven transit operations. These networks support intelligent applications that can make public transport more efficient, affordable, and safe, for both operators and passengers. With authorities eager to […]

BAI Communications partners with Mavenir to deliver Sunderland’s Smart City Project

Mavenir, the Network Software Provider building the future of networks with cloud-native software that runs on any cloud and transforms the way the world connects, today announced that BAI Communications (BAI), a global communications infrastructure provider, will be launching a Smart City project for Sunderland City Council in the north of England (UK), powered by […]

Transit of the future: deliver the data-driven experience passengers expect

Passengers increasingly expect connectivity to keep them informed, productive and in touch with family and friends throughout their public transit journeys. In the transit of the future, that connectivity will become even richer — supporting value-added services and applications that make the passenger experience safer, more comfortable and more enjoyable from beginning to end. One […]

Improving operational efficiencies during COVID-19

Giving transit operators greater line of sight with Wi-Fi data In 2019, BAI Communications (BAI) developed a solution with the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) to monitor station occupancy using anonymized Wi-Fi association data. That technology found an unexpected new purpose with the outbreak of COVID-19, when large crowds suddenly became a public health issue. This […]

Station of the future: customer experience

How robots, VR and Li-Fi are transforming the public transport customer experience Commuters are the reason why public transport systems exist. How, then, can the station of the future make their experience better and encourage higher patronage? Many advanced, data-driven technologies are already at work in transit systems around the world. Real-time service updates, contactless […]

Station of the future: data-driven solutions

The ‘station of the future’ is smart, connected and data-driven. By combining Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity, internet of things (IoT) sensors and other technologies, transit authorities can gather data and optimise operations. They can use data to develop schedules, adopt a proactive and preventive approach to maintenance, enhance security and transform the customer experience. As […]