WASHINGTON, DC – On October 2, 2016 Washington’s Top News reported on how transit upgrades in the region, made possible through a federal grant, are giving buses priority and upgrading the rider experience.
The Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery or TIGER grant was given to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, some of this grant was used to upgrade 195 intersections with Transit Signal Pritoity (TSP) using Opticom™.
Also included in the upgrade are improvements to the bus stops including real time arrival information displayed digitally or audibly; brighter lights; and more aesthetically pleasing designs.
Global Traffic Technologies worked with Washington DC to create a custom solution.
Read the entire article here, Washington DC improves riding experience: http://wtop.com/sprawl-crawl/2016/10/transit-upgrades-ups-bus-ride-experience/