SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB), today announced Matt Riddick, program manager for NextBus, Cubic’s Real-Time Passenger Information (RTPI) business, will participate in a panel discussion on big data at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) 2017 Bus & Paratransit Conference at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada, from May 7 – 8. Riddick and panelists will address ways for data to be used more effectively and efficiently in public transit. The APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference is a technical and educational conference covering topics including operations and maintenance, accessibility and paratransit, integrated mobility and transformative technology, safety and security.
“Not all agencies can supply 24/7 human support to engage with riders who are looking for more travel information and interaction,” said Riddick. “Digital technologies and channels can help bring these one-on-one interactions with passengers to the next level.”
Riddick will provide insight on different technological capabilities such as personalized information, virtual assistants for one-on-one customer interaction and location-aware entertainment at the following panel session:
Route 1: Data – Who’s Hungry for More Info?
Wednesday, May 10, 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. (local time); Crystal 3-4, Casino Level at the Grand Sierra Resort
Moderator: William Tsuei, director of IT, Access Services
Panel partners: Sarah Bayer, marketing specialist, Clever Devices Ltd.; Jason Palmer, chief operations officer, SmartDrive Systems, Inc.; Brent Pearse, community outreach supervisor, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
Follow Cubic Transportation Systems at @CubicTS or use the hashtag #APTAbus17 to join the conversation surrounding the event.
About Cubic Corporation
Cubic Corporation designs, integrates and operates systems, products and services focused in the transportation, defense training and secure communications markets. Cubic Transportation Systems is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services to create intelligent travel solutions for transportation authorities and operators. Cubic Global Defense is a leading provider of live, virtual, constructive and game-based training solutions, special operations and intelligence for the U.S. and allied forces. Cubic Mission Solutions provides networked Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities for defense, intelligence, security and commercial missions. For more information about Cubic, please visit the company's website at www.cubic.com or on Twitter @CubicCorp.