NYC MTA chooses 4 transit pilots (SmartCitiesDive)

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The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the Partnership for New York City today announced the completion of the inaugural Transit Tech Lab accelerator, which challenged tech companies to develop products that address the city’s subway and bus challenges.

(Credit: Flickr; East Midtown )

Of the six companies graduating from the accelerator, four were selected to pilot their innovations with the MTA. The four selected companies are:Axon Vibe, a smartphone application that enables public transit operators to communicate with users based on their commuting behavior; Veovo, which can measure the number of passengers moving through a subway station; Preteckt, a software that can predict system failures on buses; and Remix, a software that enables MTA to more efficiently redesign bus networks according to the Fast Forward NYC Plan.

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Written by Long Branch Mike