New Fare Payment System

New York Metropolitan Transit Authority

Project Prime: Jacobs
Project Location: New York, NY

Project Objective:
Owner’s representative for replacement of MetroCard with OMNY, an Open Payments System implemented by Cubic.

Project Services:

  • Systems integration functional requirements
  • Monthly schedule review and analysis
  • Project management support
  • Analysis of scope changes

SEPTA Key Fare Payment System


Project Prime: Xerox
Project Location: Philadelphia, PA

Project Objective:
Support for implementation of SEPTA Key, an account-based fare payment system for subway, trolleys and rail in the Greater Philadelphia area.

Project Services:

  • Worked with SEPTA staff to develop training requirements
  • Developed end-user documentation for key subsystems, including Revenue Management and Cash Room Operations
  • Delivered instructor-led training to end users

NJT2030 Strategic Plan


Project Prime: McKinsey and Company
Project Location: Newark, NJ

Project Objective:
Implementation of recommendations included in a Comprehensive Strategic, Financial and Operational Assessment commissioned by NJ Governor Phil Murphy.

Project Services:

  • Strategic plan and roadmap
  • Strategic plan trainings and workshops
  • Comprehensive assessment of IT organization and budget
  • Application technology rationalization
  • Technology roadmap

Security Audit Program

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Project Prime: PAE
Project Location: Newark Liberty International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, JFK International Airport, Stewart Airport, Teterboro Airport

Project Objective:
To improve compliance with federal regulations and local airport security plans through independent audits and analysis to detect trends and patterns of violations.

Project Services:

  • Statistical analysis of audit findings
  • Report design and development
  • Quarterly presentation of findings to senior management

GTFS Shared Transportation Services

North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

Project Prime: Michael Baker International
Project Location: Northern New Jersey

Project Objective:
To develop a GTFS feed for mapping application providers, such as Apple and Google, to improve the availability of accurate transit information.

Project Services:

  • Development of a survey to assess data from public and private transit providers
  • Stakeholder outreach to encourage survey participation
  • Analysis of results to determine the availability of GTFS data
  • Assessment of opportunities to convert existing data to GTFS format

Train, Crew & Equipment Scheduling System

MTA Metro-North Rail Road

Project Prime: Trapeze Group
Project Location: New York, NY

Project Objective:
To develop training documentation for a Train Scheduling System application and to support training for Metro-North Rail Road staff.

Project Services:

  • Software documentation
  • On-site support for instructor-led training
  • Development of video training courses

P25 Radio Upgrade

Port Authority Of New York And New Jersey

Project Prime: Ross & Baruzzini
Project Location: New York, NY

Project Objective:
To support the implementation of P25 radios to replace analog UHF radios, in order to provide better encryption for police, fire, ambulance and emergency rescue services. Marine Tiger analyzed Signal Strength Indication (RSSI) data to investigate the cause of signal interruptions with the new antennae and generated graphs and reports that isolated the root cause of the signal drops.

Project Services:

  • Data analysis
  • Report design and generation

SEPTA Forward Strategic Plan 2021-2026

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)

Project Prime: Sam Schwartz Engineering, DPC
Project Location: Philadelphia, PA

Project Objective:
Develop a Strategic Plan to address ridership declines, loss of revenue and a changing technological landscape in the transit industry.

Project Services:

  • Stakeholder interviews
  • Development of white paper on business modernization
  • Development of white paper on customer experience
  • Strategic plan development

Threat and Vulnerability Risk Assessment

MTA Long Island Rail Road

Project Prime: Parsons
Project Location: New York, NY

Project Objective:
To identify threats and vulnerabilities in LIRR’s Automated Train Control Systems, command and control facilities, signaling, communications, and power control systems.

Project Services:

  • Threat assessment
  • Support for an asset inventory
  • Review of ICS/SCADA technology assets
  • Review of countermeasures and controls
  • Recommendations for security measures to mitigate and reduce potential risks
  • Cost estimates including life cycle costs for maintenance, monitoring and response, and supplier support agreements