Humatics, Siemens Partner on NYCT UWB

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has awarded $14 million, 15-month contract to a joint venture of Humatics and Siemens Mobility to develop an interoperable Ultra-Wideband (UWB) specification “enabling competition, expanding the UWB ecosystem, and building the foundation for UWB to be used in revenue service” on the MTA New York City Transit (NYCT) rapid transit system as it transitions to communications based train control (CBTC).

Shift5 Expands Executive Team

Former executives from Tanium and Armis have joined the Shift5 executive leadership team as Chief Revenue Officer, Chief Product Officer and Chief Technology Officer.

Now On Line: Railway Age’s July 2021 Digital Edition

The July 2021 issue of Railway Age is available digitally, with a midyear report on the state of the industry plus the 50th Annual Car & Locomotive Repair Directory.

NYCT Subway Sensors: Early Warning for Chemical and Biological Threats

Public transportation is the backbone of a city. It moves people safely and quickly from place to place for work, school, events, meetings, and running errands. It connects businesses and families together. Keeping these systems safe without impeding or slowing the flow of traffic is critical. So how do you monitor public transit spaces for potential biological or chemical hazards without slowing anyone down?