Category Archives: Train WiFi

Solar Panels on Trains May be in Our Future

Solar technology can make train travel greener. This summer, Indian Railways (IR) ran pilot tests for installing solar panels on the roofs of trains. As IR is India’s largest user of high-speed diesel, and one of the country’s largest consumers … Continue reading

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Real-time Bus & Train Location Details Help Increase Public Transit Ridership

Waiting at a public transit stop is too often an exercise in patience. When will the bus or train come? What if it has already passed? How can you know whether it’s best to stay put or walk to a … Continue reading

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Can WiFi on Trains Decrease Public Transit Emergencies?

Recent events have focused attention on how passengers can protect themselves during transit emergencies. Earlier this year, a Metrolink conductor was killed, five Metrolink train cars were derailed, and 31 passengers were injured when the L.A.-bound train hit a truck … Continue reading

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Can Train WiFi Play a Role in National Rail Safety Education?

While train collisions have grabbed headlines in the last few years, statistics reveal that far more fatalities occur due to unsafe behavior around tracks. Consider that in 2012, 71% of transit-related deaths were pedestrians or cars that collided with trains. … Continue reading

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Is America Looking to Get Back on Track with More Trains?

Recent news stories suggest that America is getting on board with train travel. From California to Wisconsin, rail projects are being approved and residents are clamoring for increased passenger rail service. Today we’re taking a look at developments across the … Continue reading

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Can Train WiFi Help Build a Stronger Economy?

High-speed rail is key to a strong American economy going forward. As it stands, highway congestion currently costs the country $130 billion per year. What’s more, America’s population is predicted to grow by 100 million in the coming forty years. … Continue reading

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Public Transit Goes Green: Bus WiFi Can help

Public transportation is an inherently green way to travel. The more people on a single shared vehicle, the fewer single occupant cars on the road, and the fewer greenhouse gases emitted. According to an IFC International report titled “Public Transportation … Continue reading

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When it Comes to Speed Control, Public Transit Mobile WiFi Can Help

Shocking train crashes have occurred all over the world in recent months. From New York to Spain, investigators are digging into why trains have derailed, and how to change operations to prevent future collisions. Oftentimes, excessive speed on curves is … Continue reading

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Bus WiFi Connectivity: Technology Catches Up with Demand

It used to mean that leaving home meant losing touch. To go on a trip, you had to disappear for a while whether you wanted to or not. (Post cards, while cute, aren’t what we’d call “connectivity.”) Even the daily … Continue reading

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Keeping Connected: The Importance of Mobile WiFi for Commuters [Infographic]

Technology-addicted consumers are clamoring for mobile WiFi everywhere they go – even during the morning commute. This Infographic outlines the growing demand for mobile WiFi by commuters, how they use it, the changing face of mass transit riders, and the … Continue reading

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