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Seon and Safe Fleet at APTA 2017

Better Drivers. Safer Vehicles. Smarter Fleets.

From October 9th to 11th, 2017, Seon and their parent company Safe Fleet will join transportation industry leaders at APTA EXPO in Atlanta, Georgia. This show is public transit’s premier showcase of technology, products and services; it’s the only event in North America where innovation and technology converge to accelerate every mode of public transportation.
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How Video Technology Helped Chapel Hill Increase Transit Safety

Safety Challenges

Chapel Hill is a connected community where public transportation plays a significant role in bringing the city’s residents and visitors of all ages, incomes, and abilities to their destination. Mark A. Lowry, Safety Officer, Transit at the Town of Chapel Hill, shared with us how the transportation team saves time and resources using new hardware and software from Seon.
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Quick Guide: Preparing for Emergencies with Surveillance Technology

When the safety of your passengers and operators is at stake, every second counts. Being proactive with staff training is as important as leveraging security tools. While most transit agencies have video surveillance cameras on their vehicles, there are a few simple strategies transportation teams can use to improve on-board visibility and incident response.
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How to Get the Most out of Your CUTA Fall Conference Experience

In November, Vancouver, BC, will be hosting one of the most exciting events in Canadian transit industry – the CUTA Fall Conference “Inspiring Sustainable Change”With high-quality workshops, discussions on challenges and changes in public transportation, and great networking opportunities, this event is also a source of inspiration for transit leaders. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your experience at CUTA.
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Preparing for Emergencies: the Latest in Surveillance Technology

Originally published in BusRide magazine, November 2015

In an emergency situation, every second counts. To prepare for the unthinkable, you not only need to train operators and conduct drills, but implement the right tools and technologies in advance.  Here are few suggestions to give transit security staff better on-board visibility to assess and respond to emergencies quickly and improve incident investigations.
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A Guide to Calculating the ROI of Transit Surveillance: SlideShare Presentation

Every successful transit agency knows the benefits of a proactive approach to passenger and driver safety, which consists of blending together three essential ingredients: policies, education, and technology. However, it can be difficult to secure funding or justify investment in video surveillance systems. A successful strategy to overcome this hurdle is to identify your agency’s problem areas and calculate a return on investment (ROI) to reveal the benefits of investing in the latest security technology.
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Giving Back & Remembering a Friend

This past weekend, Seon’s Transit Division Sales Manager, Mike Bismeyer participated in the 3rd annual Cody’s Run in Norman, Oklahoma.  The run was started in 2013 by Cody Ponder, a Seon customer and friend from Cleveland Area Rapid Transit (CART) – University of Oklahoma, who was then battling esophageal cancer.  Cody passed away later that year, but the run has lived on as a way of giving back to the community that he lived in. Cody’s run is a 5k dedicated to helping the Stephenson Cancer Center and Oklahoma Cancer Patients.
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