Shining a light on next-gen solar digital displays

Limited infrastructure deployment and real-time integrated content management drive Papercast® and Waysine® to success in a competitive market. The traditional argument that stifles sign [...]

Pre-plan your RFP evaluation

Tools to help your RFP to set realistic expectations and deliver a focused review. Over our history, ETA Transit has submitted hundreds of proposals for mass transit technology RFPs. We’ve [...]

What factors influence customer satisfaction?

Communication, not technology, determines the satisfaction with transit systems It is a rarity in the mass transit technology market when we strike up a conversation with a potential customer, [...]

Passenger engagement goes digital

The next generation of digital display systems provide more ways to educate, inform, and entertain riders By Matt Schroeder Director of Marketing, ETA Transit Systems In the marketing world, [...]

E-paper displays are ready for prime-time transit

New sign technology is poised to remake transit stop communication By Matt Schroeder Director of Marketing, ETA Transit Systems Join me for a brief trip down memory lane. From 2006-2009, I served [...]

Staff Engagement: Turn staff doubters into doers

Staff engagement is a critical, yet often overlooked component to new system adoption. As advanced and capable as the current generation of intelligent transit technology is, its performance will [...]

Vendor selection: Find that forever friend.

The bond between agency and ITS vendor should last long after the sale. By Matt Schroeder Director of Marketing, ETA Transit Systems What makes for a good partnership when it comes to vendor [...]

Turn your bus into a cashmobile.

Digital advertising on vehicles is coming. It’s already been adopted heavily in Europe, and the United States is gradually warming to the idea. there is a strong case to be made that the [...]

Part II: Marketing transit on the cheap.

We’re continuing our look at what local public transit agencies can do to market the technological investments they’ve made in their operations. If you haven’t done so yet, take [...]

Part 1: Marketing transit on the cheap.

Is it a fair assumption to say that public transit has a perception problem? When we poll riders and non-riders alike, adjectives like dirty, slow, uncomfortable, inefficient, and unsafe appear [...]

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