What drives ETA Transit?

  • Biggest. Best. Number one. These are all words you’ll hear when exploring your options for intelligent transit systems (ITS). While these words may sound impressive, they offer nothing when it comes to solving the specific needs of your transit operation.

    Meet SPOT™ Manager
  • SPOT™ is an open architecture system that utilized commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware. This design delivers the foundation for simplified expansion and compatibility with hardware and software systems.

    Nicole Castonguay ECO

About ETA

A pioneer in the intelligent transit industry.

ETA Transit has been of the forefront of location-based intelligent transit technology since its inception in 2003. As one of the pioneers of modern, cloud-hosted ITS systems, our founders’ roots in transit can be traced even further to the mid-1990s and the legacy rail tracking platform, TrainTrac™ by GeoFocus™. Unlike many recent upstarts in the transit technology space, our history delivers a legacy spanning over a quarter of a century of multi-modal transit experience and successful deployments across the United States

An experienced team
The ETA team is one that boasts over 150 years of combined experience within the transit industry, including public transit, rail, airport, university, medical, and hospitality markets. Individually our staff competencies are diverse, with many holding advanced degrees in electrical engineering, computer science, finance, and marketing—all critical disciplines to a company dedicated to creating impactful systems that address the entirety of a transit agency’s operations.

A consultative approach
At the core of our business process is a driving desire to ensure our transit partners have the resources and information to make an informed decision. Our goal is to provide you and your agency with a safe, objective, and collaborative environment. Together we jointly explore the requirements and develop solutions tailored to meet the precise needs of your individual situation. The result is a finely-tuned ITS solution designed to meet your immediate needs—and one that evolves with you as the realities of your competitive marketplace change.

Key advantages to partering with ETA Transit

Woman-owned DBE
Satisfy your organization’s disadvantaged business goals by working with a certified SBA Woman Owned Small Business.
Active industry participation
Help offset operational costs by leveraging onboard displays to run schedule or location-based ads and messaging.
Privately held company
Leverage existing display and audio systems to affordably deliver a more immersive transit experience.
Unparalleled ownership experience
Verify promotion and media impressions for advertisers with easy-to-use media audit reports.
Wide-ranging transit industry experience
Choose when, where, and how information is deployed to onboard systems with schedule and geofence-based criteria.
Fanatical approach to service
Keep passengers in the loop and increase partnerships with area businesses by using onboard displays to run messages

Leadership Team

  • Nicole Castonguay
    Nicole Castonguay CEO
  • John Maglio
    John Maglio President/CTO
  • Steven Friedman
    Steven Friedman CFO
  • Stephen Gunning
    Stephen Gunning VP Systems & Support
  • Matt Schroeder
    Matt Schroeder VP Communications
  • Jariel Adler
    Jariel Adler Director of Operations

Accolades, memberships, and certifications

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