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Sniffing For Trouble – K9 Dogs In High Demand for Airport Security.

October 20, 2017

We’ve all seen them - those four footed heroes sniffing around airports, train stations and public events, a reminder that threats could arrive anytime. While we may want to reach out and pet the dogs, we know better - their vests and humans on the other end of the leash are a clear sign that these pups are on duty…

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Crowdsourcing Crime: Report Suspicious Behaviors

October 2, 2017

This weekend I went to see the movie Stronger, about Jeff Bauman, the young man in "that photo" who lost both of his legs in the Boston Marathon. One of the most gripping scenes in the movie was when Bauman saw the bomber. It was done subtly, as though to demonstrate how easy it would have been to miss. Yet,…

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ELERTS Joins Airports Council International

September 21, 2017

While ELERTS is well known for our work with innovative transits in North America - including  Atlanta’s MARTA, Boston’s MBTA, Dallas’ DART, Sacramento's SACRT, San Francisco’s BART, Toronto’s TTC and many more - protecting transits is not all that we do! We also provide mobile crowdsourcing safety solutions that help protect schools, corporations and healthcare facilities.  And now, we are extending our See Something…

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London Attack Has Transits On High Alert – YOU Can Help

September 15, 2017

This morning we woke up to alerts on our mobile phones, announcing yet another terrorist attack in London. We live in dangerous times. With attacks happening around the world almost daily, it can make us feel helpless, as though there is nothing that can stop the bad guys. But the truth is, you can help. You have a powerful tool right…

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ELERTS is Committed to Client’s Success

August 11, 2017

Trusted advisors to transit systems are known for  designing successful service launches, app rollouts, and best practices to engage the voice of the rider. ELERTS is committed to each client’s success, from assisting with launch through product life, by offering advice on customized app creation, rollout, and promotion; reviewing current protocols; and suggesting best practices... Read more »

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Tips For Schools to Properly Communicate and Handle Active Threats

August 7, 2017

The families of five Washington state high school students shot in a high school cafeteria in 2014 have settled a lawsuit against the school district’s insurance company for $18 million.  The settlement stems from a lawsuit alleging that a substitute teacher had been told of the possibility of a shooting but failed to alert school... Read more »

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Text-a-Tip Alerts Integrated into Console

July 28, 2017

Free SMS text, a tip integrated, making it easy for dispatcher to reply. Not all riders have a smartphone, but they may wish to report an incident anyway. ELERTS has included the functionality to Text-a-Tip by directing texts to a phone number that corresponds with dispatch. The tip will arrive at the EPICenter console, just as any other report would. The…

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VVTA Launches New Mobile Safety App

July 25, 2017

Victor Valley Transit Authority recently launched “VVTA Watch,” a mobile safety app that allows passengers to immediately report safety or security concerns using their mobile phones or tablets.  Click here for full article.

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ELERTS EPICenter Highly Intuitive, Web-Based Management Console Requires No Hardware or Software

July 24, 2017

  ELERTS EPICenter console is a highly intuitive, web-based management console; no hardware or software is required. It is designed for ease of use, and minimal operator training is required. ELERTS EPICenter is web-based so there is no hardware required.  Console operators access ELERTS EPICenter via the web, eradicating additional hardware and software costs as... Read more »

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Customized Reports allow Riders to Target the most Important Transit Issues

July 21, 2017

A custom list of report types encourages riders to submit reports targeting the most important transit issues. ELERTS advises transit systems to keep their report options list precise and accurate. Riders initiate reports in less than twenty seconds; they then choose a report type, transportation means, and location along with details of the incident and photo/video.  A precise list should…

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