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 [...]

Are your APCs ‘down’ for the count?

Maximize the efficiency of your automatic passenger counters for NTD certification-worthy results. By Matt Schroeder Director of Marketing, ETA Transit Systems I am going to dispel a myth for [...]

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 [...]

The screen generation will transform transit tech.

What’s also not a secret is that Millennials (and their younger Gen Z counterparts) are among the fastest-growing adopters of transit and the first generation not to view vehicle ownership as a [...]

A cash-free future begs you to take my money.

Versatile payment collection capabilities simplify payment and meets the preference of the rider. While regular transit riders will likely stick to a single form of payment for their transit [...]

Next-generation route management expands options for efficiency.

By Matt Schroeder Director of Marketing, ETA Transit Systems As a marketer, I’m constantly exposed to new and interesting facts. Did you know that a transit agency on average spends between two [...]

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 [...]

3 key preparations to consider before autonomous transit arrives.

Autonomous vehicles are more of a novelty at this point, available in a few select areas. However, 52 percent anticipate that within 3-5 years, they’ll be in the market. That’s not a long time to [...]

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