Tag: Mass Transit

Transport & Logistics

Implications of on-demand transport for the rail sector

We live in a world in which it is considered normal to spend 35 per cent of our annual income on an asset we use less than 3 per cent of the time. At present, the majority of New Zealand households own a car – but with the arrival of on-demand transport, this may be…

6 Jun 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Transport & Logistics

Is Wi-Fi the future of rail communications?

Communications-based train control (CBTC) is steadily becoming the train control system of choice for both new and existing metro lines. Currently, most modern RF-based CBTC are being deployed over a Wi-Fi radio bearer. Rodrigo Alvarez, Senior Consultant – Rail Comms at Titan ICT Consultants talks to us about some of the potential issues associated with that design option. You…

26 May 2014, by test test