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

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

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

Operations Control Center Functional Requirements

MTA Bridges and Tunnels

Project Prime: HDR
Project Location: New York, NY

Project Objective:
To provide transportation industry and ITS practice expertise for a project to modernize the Supervisory Control System that manages seven bridges and two tunnels in New York City.

Project Services:

  • Network design
  • CCTV traffic camera upgrade
  • Cost estimating
  • Backup facility design

INFORM Traffic Management Center

New York State Department of Transportation

Project Prime: WSP USA
Project Location: Hauppauge, New York

Project Objective:
Operation of a traffic management system that covers Long Island’s 60-mile central corridor, encompassing the Long Island Expressway as well as other east-west highways and north-south connectors. Responsibilities include monitoring traffic conditions and assisting in administering the Highway Emergency Local Patrol (HELP) program.

Project Services

  • Staffing of system operators

Agency Operations Center

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Project Prime: WSP USA
Project Location: Jersey City, NJ

Project Objective:
To provide around-the-clock staffing by specialists who use camera feeds, travel time detectors and other equipment to monitor traffic at all Port Authority facilities and to coordinate with affected facilities and regional partners to manage traffic incidents and congestion.

Project Services:

  • Transportation analysis
  • Staff supervision