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Serious Crime down 45% at SEPTA, the nation’s 5th Largest Transit System

May 16, 2024

The Transit Watch app by ELERTS has played a crucial role in the impressive 45% reduction in serious crime on SEPTA, during the first quarter of 2024 compared to the same period in 2023. This app enabled transit riders to discreetly report safety and security concerns to transit police, leading to 6,416 reports being submitted in Q1 2024. Riders used the app…

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BART & ELERTS win METRO’s Innovative Solutions Award for “Not One More Girl”

November 8, 2023

To combat harassment on their system, San Francisco’s BART teamed with ELERTS for a program that combines low-tech and high-tech communication, which engages the public and empowers them to discreetly and safely interrupt harassment on trains. Full story:

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“Not One More Girl” Campaign Success: BART Watch App Combats Sexual Harassment on Transit

May 12, 2022

For Immediate ReleaseTuesday, April 26th, 2022 Media ContactChelsea “Not One More Girl” Campaign Success:BART Watch App Combats Sexual Harassment on Transit The success of the BART Watch app’s new sexual harassment reporting tool is showcased in recently released data from the San Francisco transit agency’s groundbreaking “Not One More Girl” campaign. The youth-led “Not One More Girl” campaign aims…

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CATA Selects ELERTS to Empower Passengers, Employees to Report Possible Human Trafficking

January 14, 2021

CATA Selects ELERTS to Empower Passengers, Employees to Report Possible Human Trafficking The Capital Area Transportation Authority has selected ELERTS as a partner in its effort to fight human trafficking. CATA will implement ELERTS’ software to let riders and employees quickly and easily report any safety or security concerns, including occurrences and signs of suspected human trafficking, allowing supervisors to…

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Combating Operator Assaults. ELERTS speaks @ APTA Safety in Seattle

December 3, 2019

[siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] ELERTS CEO discusses Combatting Operator Assaults with crowd-sourcing at APTA Safety conference in Seattle. The APTA Safety Seminar provides an opportunity for Safety professionals in public transportation to discuss pertinent safety issues as well as learn from Federal and state partners, network, and gain important knowledge on safety issues. Best practices are shared by transit agencies and business…

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US Trade & Dev Agency thanks ELERTS

October 30, 2019

US Trade and Development Agency recognizes ELERTS communication technologies. Read all about it.

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ELERTS speaks @ APTAtech in Columbus

September 15, 2019

ELERTS CEO details safety and security best practices at APTAtech in Columbus APTAtech is a conference that explores how the public can use innovative technologies to better navigate transit including emerging technologies in Fare Payment, Autonomous Vehicles, Security, Safety, Intelligent Transportation System Application, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and customer information. This conference provides a focused perspective on the…

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Foothill Transit launches ELERTS See Say

July 1, 2019

[siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] Los Angeles Foothill Transit launches ELERTS See Say app FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – West Covina, CA – July 1, 2019 – Foothill Transit launched Foothill Transit Watch today, a mobile application that allows customers to communicate suspicious activity and safety concerns discretely and in real time. Foothill Transit partnered with ELERTS Corporation to develop Foothill Transit Watch to…

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Chicago Metra launches ELERTS See Say

April 15, 2019

Our newest transit agency customer, Chicago’s Metra, launched its new Metra COPS app to allow riders to quickly and discretely report crimes, suspicious activity and other safety or security concerns to Metra Police from a train or station. The app is meant for the reporting of safety and security issues on Metra trains and facilities, such as a crime in progress, disruptive…

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Building a Proactive Safety Culture. ELERTS speaking @ SWTA 2020 Shreveport

January 12, 2019

Please join us at the 2020 SWTA Freedom Through Transit Annual Conference to be held February 23-26, 2020 in Shreveport, Louisiana. Topic tracks for breakout sessions include: CEO/GM Forum; Management and Leadership; Maintenance; Operations; Planning; Safety and Security; Technology and Innovation; and Tribal Transit. ELERTS will speak on the SWTA Safety & Security panel for Building a Proactive Safety Culture.  More…

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