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TransmetriQ Launches Demurrage Module

Railinc’s TransmetriQ business unit on Feb. 29 reported releasing a Demurrage module for its rail management system, which it said is designed “to empower rail shippers with greater control of transportation costs.”

Mexican Operator Renews Support Contract, Adds Duos AI

Duos Technologies Group, Inc. (Duos), through its operating subsidiary Duos Technologies, Inc., announced Feb. 22 that it has signed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) subscription agreement for AI detections with an undisclosed Mexican rail operator.

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Transit Briefs: MARTA, Minn. Met Council, Brightline/FEC, HRT, SEPTA, Sound Transit, TRE

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) contracts INIT to implement a new fare collection system in time for the FIFA World Cup. Also, Minnesota’s Metropolitan Council transit ridership grows 16%; Brightline and Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) horns will continue in Indian River as County Commission nixes quiet zones; Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) receives Direct Technical Assistance (DTA) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) receives $317 million for new Market-Frankford Line cars; Sound Transit’s new app is now available for download; and Trinity Rail Express (TRE) is now making stops at a new station in Fort Worth, Texas.

STM Awards Contract for Blue Line Extension Train Control System

The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) on Feb. 13 announced that its Blue Line Extension office has awarded a C$217,173,941 contract to Ground Transportation Systems Canada Inc. for the line’s new communications-based train control (CBTC) system. The contract includes installation, maintenance and certain options for the CBTC system.