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See Say at the Boston Marathon

April 14, 2018

As the city of Boston welcomes 30,000 runners in the 2018 Boston Marathon, we take a look back at how the MBTA See Say app helped transit police in the aftermath of the bombing just five years ago. As large crowds across cities continue to be targets for terrorism and other crimes, we continue to work with transit agencies and…

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Boston Marathon bombing shows problems with cell phone networks

April 22, 2013

During the Boston Marathon, our Chief Architect Tim Bryan was just outside of Copley Square in Boston when the two bombs went off. Unable to place phone calls and having poor SMS service, he successfully submitted a text-only report through our app. This proved that the best chance to get a message out is via the data network.

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