Thursday, May 28, 2009

WMATA picks ProTran1 for safety awareness devices

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The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has awarded a $1.2 million contract to ProTran1 LLC to provide more than 1,800 safety awareness devices for transit workers. The contract runs through June 30, 2010.

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Blue Anchor, N.J.-based ProTran1 produces automatic warning devices for both trackworkers and train operators. The company says its product line has been installed and pilot-tested by numerous agencies, including MTA New York City Transit, the Maryland Transit Administration, the Massachusetts BayTransportation Authority, and the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority.