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Transit agencies use ELERTS mobile communications platform to enhance safety and visualize what concerns riders on their transit system.

ELERTS easy-to-use mobile app allows riders and employees to quickly report safety & security concerns. The Transit Agency receives crowd-sourced information on a web-based management console that allows 2-way communication with app users. Incident reports may include photos, video, and a GPS map showing where the problem is occurring. A dispatcher may broadcast advisories to app users. Agencies may quickly share incident reports with other agencies. A dispatcher may map incidents over time to visualize a system-wide perspective of safety & security on the transit system.

Benefits

Uses technology already in hand
Works in low bandwidth environments
Easy to manage through web console
No hardware or installation required
Increases awareness and can act as a deterrent
Crowd-sourcing the public adds valuable insight

Using an emergency alert app allows riders to quickly submit reports. NEW! Includes FREE TEXT-A-TIP service for non-smartphone riders. The app can be branded with your Transit system logo and works with iPhone and Android smartphones. A convenient drop-down menu makes it easy for riders to indicate Report Type, such as: Assault, robbery, medical emergency or suspicious activity.

ELERTS TRANSIT APP FEATURES

Real-time, two-way chat
Anonymous reporting option
Intuitive navigation – no codes or passwords
Space for message, photo, GPS maps
App disables phone flash for discretion
“Store and forward” if cellular or WiFi signal is weak

Riders use our transit threat app to report safety & security concerns
Real-time 2-way communication with console operator/transit police
Riders report what they see & hear: Incident description, report type, photo/video
GPS map shows incident location
Web-based console, no hardware required

Using an emergency alert app allows riders to quickly submit reports. NEW! Includes FREE TEXT-A-TIP service for non-smartphone riders. The app can be branded with your Transit system logo and works with iPhone and Android smartphones. A convenient drop-down menu makes it easy for riders to indicate Report Type, such as: Assault, robbery, medical emergency or suspicious activity.

ELERTS is the leading See Something Say Something app provider to Mass Transits. The ELERTS system is a transit watch app proven to deliver results and bolster transit security. Police gain real-time visibility to activities in a way that was not previously available. Crimes get stopped. People in distress get help. No hardware is needed to manage reports other than a PC with a web browser.

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Testimonials

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"The product is very easy to use. Implementation was great and the staff have been very responsive."
Captain Norm Leong Regional Transit Police Services
"The ability to send in a photo or comment directly to our dispatch center greatly enhances our ability to respond appropriately."
Paul MacMillan - Chief of Department Retired MBTA Transit Police Department Boston, Ma
"It's a pretty good investment from my perspective."
Sgt. Aston T. Greene - M.P.A., GA-CEM Emergency Preparedness Unit Commander Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, MARTA Police Department
"The App is simple to use and the Console is easy to navigate.  This app is a wonderful product."
Det/Lt. Michael E. Garrity - AASC,RSC Commander, Investigative Services/Counter Terrorism Unit Niagara Frontier Transit Police Department Buffalo, NY