NYC Partnership Sets Sights on Mass Transit Health, Safety

(TNS) — The Transit Tech Lab, a program focused on identifying and testing innovative transit-based technologies to improve network service and bolster customer experience, has now set its sights on enhancing mass transit safety amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The MTA and the Transit Innovation Partnership have announced the third round of the Transit Tech Lab, this time seeking private companies that can provide innovative technological solutions to make transit safer, cleaner, healthier and more responsive.

“To truly modernize every element of how we run our transit system, you have to look far and wide for new ideas,” said Interim New York City Transit President Sarah Feinberg. “That means tapping into the city’s robust entrepreneurial and technology scenes and thinking in new ways about how a vital institution like New York City Transit can embrace innovation in everything it does.”

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