The Wait is Over for Transit Riders in Memphis

Tens of thousands of people use transit services in Memphis every day. With the installation of Opticom™ GPS Transit Signal Priority (TSP) along the city’s two busiest transit corridors, many of those riders will reach their destinations in less time. “People are more willing to ride public transit if it’s convenient,” said John Lancaster, Manager…

Manhasset-Lakeville, NY Fire Department Unveils New Opticom™ GPS Technology

Eight intersections along Northern Boulevard in Manhasset and Great Neck have been equipped with new global positioning technology pre-emption systems to ease traffic flow as Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department crews respond to emergencies. Fire department officials said the technology, funded by a $125,000 grant from state Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel (D-Great Neck) and installed on all of…

San Francisco Speeds Up Buses with Opticom™ GPS Transit Signal Priority

Buses on San Francisco’s Mission Street corridor are running a bit faster thanks to a pilot signal priority program. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (CA) has seen measurable improvements after installing devices on buses that extend green time as the vehicles approach intersections. Since the system was activated on March 26, average travel time…