The Crucial Role of Airports and Transit Agencies in Stopping Human Trafficking

January was declared “National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month”, as the White House pledges to help end this horrific practice. Believe it or not, the selling and buying of humans is a crime inflicting over 22 million children worldwide according to the United Nations Office of Drugs and Corruption (UNDOC), and $32 billion-a-year global industry, according to the…

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The 15:17 to Paris is a must-see for Transit Agencies

“To be effective, attacks should be launched against soft targets that cannot possibly be defended to any appreciable degree.” – The 15:17 to Paris  Targets, in other words, like transits. At ELERTS, we believe in empowering every day citizens, who often become everyday heroes. There are people in transit every day – on trains, buses, airplanes…

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ELERTS In 16 North American Transit Agencies; Secures Video Patent

2017 was a successful and busy year for ELERTS. It was full of impactful news and milestones as we continued to partner with new transit agencies such as SEPTA, DART,  and Toronto’s TTC, helping them to make it easy for riders to adhere to the See Something Say Something initiative. We now count 16 transits…

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Holidays A Time For Increased Vigilance And Public Safety Efforts

Ah, the holidays. A time of cheerful greetings and family reunions and people traveling and… increased concerns about security threats, especially in transits and airports. As much as we don’t want to think about it, the holiday season is often a time for increased vigilance and public safety efforts, as large crowds traveling to and…

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