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LA Metro and Cubic facilitate touch-free travel

LA Metro and Cubic facilitate touch-free travel

Through the Transit Access Pass, LA Metro and 25 participating agencies across Los Angeles County can offer customers touchless bus and rail payment options.

Mobile ticketing option introduced on local transit systems in Toronto area

Mobile ticketing option introduced on local transit systems in Toronto area

Presto E-Tickets allow customers on DRT and HSR transit systems to use their smartphones to make in-app cashless and contactless fare purchases, which can then be visually verified.

LiDAR technology used for smarter space management

LiDAR technology used for smarter space management

Qortex People Counter provides powerful insights about the flow and number of people in retail stores, public transportation centres, stadiums, venues, and more.

Icelandic airport deploys AI-powered passenger forecasting solution

Icelandic airport deploys AI-powered passenger forecasting solution

Keflavík Airport has become the first to adopt Veovo’s passenger management solution, designed to prevent airport crowding, improve capacity-planning and boost efficiency.

Analysis examines UK's beach capacity

Analysis examines UK's beach capacity

In view of recent overcrowding following the easing of lockdown, Esri UK has explored how many people could hypothetically fit on some of the country’s most popular beaches using social distancing guidelines.

Return to work health and safety solution from the edge

Return to work health and safety solution from the edge

Enterprise-wide solution that automates monitoring through video and other sensors is designed to improve workplace safety and help mitigate the spread of contagious illnesses.

Opening up the workplace

Opening up the workplace

Technology is helping organisations return to work safely but, whichever way you look at it, working in an office may never be the same again.

Analysis reveals majority of UK pavements are too narrow for social distancing

Analysis reveals majority of UK pavements are too narrow for social distancing

To help public sector and other organisations respond to government guidelines, Esri UK has made new map data available for free as part of its Covid-19 response programme.

Glasgow's physical distancing initiative receives funding boost from Sustrans

Glasgow's physical distancing initiative receives funding boost from Sustrans

The city has been awarded £3.5m from Sustrans Scotland, which it will put towards temporary travel infrastructure to support safe distancing to help stifle the spread of Covid-19.

Liverpool announces £450,000 project to help reimagine outdoor spaces

Liverpool announces £450,000 project to help reimagine outdoor spaces

The fund will be used to help local independent businesses redesign outdoor spaces and turn them into seating areas to make up for the internal space they are losing as a result of social distancing.