Systems Assessment / Implementation

Systems Assessment / Implementation

The Niti Systems team brings in-depth knowledge experience from working with government agencies throughout North America. For years, we have focused on solving the most complex mobility solutions for the modern world. We have learned the intricacies of developing high-level strategic plans, operational analysis, business process analysis, technology architecture design, implementation planning, schedule creation, specification development, project implementation, and project management/delivery. Our team consists of certified technology architects, certified developers, certified systems engineers and certified project managers.

Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) – Technology Strategic Alignment

Niti Systems supported SacRT with a Business and Technology Strategic Alignment effort. Our team performed an in-depth assessment of SacRT’s existing technology systems, processes and staff skill levels to provide management with an understanding of how the current IT landscape aligns with goals and objectives, providing recommendations to improve overall IT operations.

Long Beach Transit (LBT) – Technology Assessment

Niti Systems supported Long Beach Transit with an assessment of their technology infrastructure and development of a strategic technology roadmap. Our team conducted an organizational and systems to develop a Technology Strategic Plan for the agency. As part of the assessment, we helped the agency  document the long-term technology plans and provided tailored recommendations for technology investments.  We supported the agency with technical specifications and procurement support for various technology systems.

City of Durham – Transit Fleet and Technology Support Services

Niti Systems will support City of Durham with Transit Fleet & Technology Support Services (FTSS) contract aimed at advance rolling stock and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) projects, with the goal of enhancing our overall customer service experience, ensuring proper fleet planning and maintenance, and properly planning for the procurement, installation, and integration (locally and regionally) of ITS. We will support the agency with Fleet Expansion and Revitalization, Research and Analysis, Asset Management, Bus Procurement Support, ITS Planning, and ITS procurement support.

WMATA – WMATA IT Support Services (WITSS)

Niti Systems is selected as a subcontractor to support WMATA with professional information technology (IT) support services to provide professional IT related program and project support services. The scope involved three (3) Functional Areas (FA) within WMATA’s Department of Information Technology – Information Technology Systems and Services (ITSS), Information Technology Infrastructure (ITIO) and Information Technology Cybersecurity Services (ITCS).

Long Beach Transit (LBT) – Automated Passenger Counter (APC) Implementation

The Niti Systems team helped Long Beach Transit with their APC systems assessment and implementation. LBT deployed Infrared Beam based APC system in their partial fleet in 2012. Our consultants performed an assessment of the effectiveness of their existing setup, alignment with business goals and assessment of current market offering. For Phase 1 of that project, our team successfully finished the current state assessment, technology landscape, peer agencies assessment, cost/benefit analysis as well as future state recommendation to the agency, including developing specifications and implementation support for the future system.

Palm Beach Transit (Palm Tran) – Technology Assessment

Niti Systems supported Palm Tran with an assessment of their major enterprise technology systems, along with a SWOT analysis to recommend future directions for these systems as well as for the technology department.  The assessment focused on the agency’s Intelligent Transportation Systems, Enterprise System, Infrastructure and Business Processes.

Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) – Oversight Management Audit

Niti Systems supported MARTA with advisory consulting services to perform the 2020 MARTA Oversight Committee (MARTOC) Management Audit. The scope of services included an assessment of various key enterprise systems, including the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Fare Collection, Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), Automated Vehicle Locator (AVL), Data Warehousing and more. We reviewed the existing business processes associated with these systems to determine gaps, risks and non-value-added activities. After documenting the current state, our team provided a report consisting of in-depth assessment, recommendations and next steps to address the gaps and improve operational efficiencies.

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.

Long Beach Transit – Onboard Surveillance System Support

Niti Systems helped Long Beach Transit (LBT) for the assessment of various options and recommendations for their onboard surveillance systems along with emerging technologies such as video analytics, integration with bus technologies, open architecture and other. With the rapid advancement of technologies in past few years, the surveillance systems are getting increasingly capable of performing complex analytical tasks such as passenger counting, seating assessments and others. We successfully delivered the assessment of various options available in the market place to perform additional tasks such as passenger counting, seat occupancy assessment and others. Our team subsequently helped the agency with technical specifications and implementation support.

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) – Technology Assessment

Niti founder Jignesh Patel conducted an in-depth assessment of various technology and ITS systems deployed at MTS in order to determine their usefulness, effectiveness and current state business processes in order to provide the agency with an assessment report and recommendations for future upgrades.

Los Angeles Metro – Freeway Service Patrol Technology Assessment

Niti Systems founder Jignesh Patel led the Los Angeles County Metropolitan (LA Metro) Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) project for an in-depth technology assessment and prepared a technology strategic plan for their entire ITS setup, including software, hardware, communication system and business processes.  In line with the FTA Systems Engineering approach, the team helped the agency develop their Regional ITS Architecture, Concept of Operation and Technical Specifications for the future system.

Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) – Technology Program Management

As an interim CIO for JTA, our founder Jignesh Patel supported the agency with technology support services for multiple large-scale projects including the CAD/AVL System, Fare Payment System (StarCard), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation of the Oracle eBusiness Suite, Real-Time Passenger Information (RTPI) and One-Call, One-Click (OCOC). Jignesh helped JTA with the full system life-cycle implementation including feasibility study, ConOps, System Requirements, Technical Specifications, System Design, Testing, Installation & Commissioning and Operations & Maintenance support.

South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) – Real Time Passenger Information Assessment

Niti Systems founder Jignesh Patel led a project with SFRTA for their rail only Real-Time Passenger Information (RTPI) assessment, technical specifications and implementation. The team also helped the agency with their Phase 2 Deployment that included an assessment, technical specifications and procurement support for the signage project.

Atlanta Streetcar, Inc. – Real Time Passenger Information Assessment

Niti founder Jignesh Patel supported the Atlanta Streetcar with their Real-Time Passenger Information (RTPI) assessment, technical specifications, and implementation.

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.

Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS)

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.