Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) ITS Implementation
Niti founder Jignesh Patel worked with Milwaukee Transit to help agency perform assessment of the current system limitations and options analysis. The Video and Audio quality of their current system did not meet MCTS needs, and footage could only be retrieved by manually retrieving hard drives from buses later. The team helped agency explore alternatives to select and procure a modern Mobile Video Surveillance System (MVSS) to replace their existing security camera system. The effort included development of technical specifications as well as procurement support and help with the project management as upcoming phases.
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) – Ridership Assessment
Niti Systems founder Jignesh Patel supported MARTA’s Planning Department with an assessment of various technology solutions deployed at MARTA, including their impact on the ridership across various modes, system usage across the agency, staff training needs, data quality and system support levels. The next phase involved providing detailed recommendations for each system and their best usage, strategies to improve ridership and future state planning for various ITS systems.
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) – Georgia Commute Options Program
The Niti Systems team supported ARC with their Georgia Commute Option (GCO) program evaluation effort. This Transportation Demand Management (TDM) effort for the Atlanta metropolitan area consists of software evaluation, integration planning, CRM System/Ride matching software market research and project management support. The ARC TDM program consists of marketing, employer/property manager outreach, commuter outreach, and a suite of commuter incentives, which operates as the regional TDM brand, and seven local Transportation Management Associations (TMA) operating within specific employment centers.
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) – Regional Project Planning Database
Niti Systems consultants developed an efficient project database system for use by ARC team for project programming maintenance, generating project list reports, and regional federal fund balancing exercises. Our team performed an integration with GIS module to assist with visualizing the project locations. Our team performed a needs assessment, software technical review and functional review to create tailored recommendations for the system upgrade.
National Transit Institute (NTI) – Regional ITS Architecture Training
Niti Systems founder Jignesh Patel worked with National Transit Institute (NTI) to develop and deliver a training course for the regional ITS architecture. The version of the architecture combines pieces from the Connected Vehicles Reference Implementation Architecture (CVRIA). Jignesh developed various use cases (Services Packages) for emerging mobility solutions and the content for a 2-day training course.
Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) – Regional ITS Architecture
Helping the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) develop a Regional ITS Architecture, Jignesh Patel supported the effort with an emerging technology assessment, regional ITS deployment review, and identification for the pilot projects based on the emerging mobility concepts such as multi-modal transportation integration and Mobility as-a-Service.
Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA) – Mobility-As-A-Service Development
The Niti Systems founder Jignesh Patel worked on a Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) Concept Development for the Greater Dayton RTA. We performed a service review of Dayton RTA’s paratransit and shared use mobility modes and provided recommendations on a future mobility-as-service platform for the Greater Dayton region supported by an integrated payments system.
Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) – I70 Truck Automation Corridor
Niti Systems is part of the Team selected for the Interstate 70 (I-70) Truck Automation Corridor project which will be achieved by Drive Ohio program of the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT). Niti Systems provides the Systems Engineering, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Data Management and Technology Support to implement Truck Automation technologies such as Truck Platooning, Level 2 Automation and Level 4 Automation along the I-70 corridor between Columbus, Dayton and Indianapolis.
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) – Enterprise Technology System Capacity Enhancement
Niti Systems founder Jignesh Patel helped Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) develop their business case, needs assessment, business management, and procurement processes. Jignesh helped with a contract to develop new enterprise technology platforms for the airport, including intranet, HRIS system, vendor management system, etc. for their $6 billion Capacity Enhancement Program (CEP) initiative.
Atlanta Area Transit Link Authority (ATL) General Planning and Technology Services
Niti team has been selected by theAtlanta Region Transit Link Authority (ATL)for a General Planning and Technical Services contract. ATL plays a key role for Atlanta Region’s transit landscape by managing the collaboration of transit efforts in the region. The contract is aimed at strengtheningATL’s purpose with five functional areas:
Coordinate Regional Partners
Strengthen Regional Transit Planning and Performance
Advance Strategic Transit Investments
Enhance Customer Service
Deliver Innovative and Best Practices in Transit
Tennessee Department of Transportation (DOT) Traffic Operations and TSMO
Niti team has been selected by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TNDOT)for a contract to support them with Traffic Engineering & Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSM&O)Planning Services.The scope for this contract involves professional engineering services pertaining toTSM&O planning services, such as:
Macro/Meso,/Microsimulation AnalysesActive Arterial Management Studies, Integrated Corridor Management Studies, Freight Studies·Transit Studies,Road Diet Studies and Guidance
Macro/Meso/ Microsimulation Analyses, 3D Visualizations, GIS Applications, Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technology Studies, Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Studies, Economic Impact Analysis, Emissions Analysis, Manual/Guidelines Development or Rewrites, Develop or Edit Standard Drawings/Special Provisions, Grant Proposals, Develop/Present Training to TDOT staff, TSMO Program Plan update and maintenance, TSMO Service Layer Plans and updates, Develop Strategic Project Plan, Traffic Incident Management (TIM) guidance, TIMTraining, Work Zone Studies and guidance, Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) Signage and Pavement Marking guidance.
National Transit Institute – Multiple Training Development and Delivery
Niti consultants helped National Transit Institute (NTI) with development and delivery multiple training courses including Regional Intelligent Transportation Systems Architecture, Transit Technologies, Systems Engineering Approach for Transit Systems, Project Management for Transit Professionals, Performance Based Planning, and others.
Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) Ultimate Urban Circulator U2C ITS Architecture
Niti Systems supported the JTA with phase 2 of the Ultimate Urban Circulator (U2C) program. The U2C is a multi-phased program aimed at converting and expanding the automated people mover (Skyway) into a rubber-tire-based an autonomous vehicle (AV) network. By transforming the current Skyway, extending the reach within the urban core through the Bay Street Innovation Corridor and expanding beyond into adjacent neighbourhoods, U2C supports the vision of a vibrant, revitalized and better-connected Downtown Jacksonville. The U2C deployment was a part of an effort for
transformation of the City of Jacksonville. It will connect, for the first time, the entire downtown area, including the new developments in the Stadium District and Five Points. The Niti Systems team supported the project with the assessment, recommendations, requirements management and design for various Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) components. Our consultants supported the agency with a design and a blueprint for ITS Architecture for the U2C program. Based on the FTA approved Systems Engineering approach, our consultants helped the agency with 15% and 30% requirements for various ITS components for the U2C.