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APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology
Subcommitee:
Committee Meeting
15-Jun-2014
Angela K. Miller
Vice Chair, Research a...
Agenda
• Purpose of the committee
• Goals for the committee
• Discussion of emerging and innovative technology,
and some o...
Goals for Committee
• Drive Industry Innovation
• Create Markets for Emerging Technology in Transit
• Create Value Proposi...
Gartner, 2013
Emerging Technology
WORKGROUP: SENIOR/DISABLED
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
Context for why we are focusing in this area
• Did a survey and this rose to the top
• Challenge for our industry
• Aging ...
Relevant Emerging and Innovative Technologies
• Speech Recognition
• Predictive Analytics
• Location Intelligence
• Gestur...
Goals for this workgroup
• Foster innovation in the context of what truly benefits
the senior/disabled community?
• Drive ...
Accomplishments to Date
• Engagement with external entities to help frame the
message
• Develop TRB Research Statement
• D...
Next Steps
• Preparation for in-depth work at EXPO in Houston
• APTA Annual Emerging Technology Presentation on
the topic ...
WORKGROUP: 3D PRINTING
Objectives of 3D Printing Workgroup
• Evaluate the market and use of 3D printing in the
industry
• Look at applications fr...
Accomplishments of Group
• Kicked off in June 2014
• TRB Problem Statement Submissions
• Working on compiling session/vend...
How can you help?
• Going to have several committee meetings this year:
Bus, Multimodal, Rail, Sustainability and Annual.
...
Subcommittee Resources
• APTA website (for those who are members):
http://www.apta.com/members/Committees/researchandtech/...
APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee-20140615
APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee-20140615
APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee-20140615
APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee-20140615
APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee-20140615
APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee-20140615
APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee-20140615
APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee-20140615
APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee-20140615
APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee-20140615
APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee-20140615
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APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee-20140615

Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee Meeting from the American Public Transportation Association Rail Conference- 2014.

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APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology Committee-20140615

  1. 1. APTA Emerging and Innovative Technology Subcommitee: Committee Meeting 15-Jun-2014 Angela K. Miller Vice Chair, Research and Technology Committee Chair, Emerging Technology and Innovation Subcommittee
  2. 2. Agenda • Purpose of the committee • Goals for the committee • Discussion of emerging and innovative technology, and some of the industry trends • Tasks and approach to meet the workgroup goals • Next Steps
  3. 3. Goals for Committee • Drive Industry Innovation • Create Markets for Emerging Technology in Transit • Create Value Proposition for Private Sector to Invest in Technologies that make Public Transit Safer, More Efficient, and/or User Friendly
  4. 4. Gartner, 2013 Emerging Technology
  5. 5. WORKGROUP: SENIOR/DISABLED ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
  6. 6. Context for why we are focusing in this area • Did a survey and this rose to the top • Challenge for our industry • Aging is a major challenge for the US (and other countries) over the next 30 years • This is an underserved market in our industry
  7. 7. Relevant Emerging and Innovative Technologies • Speech Recognition • Predictive Analytics • Location Intelligence • Gesture Control • Mesh Networks/LEBT • Mobile Health Monitoring • NFC • Virtual Assistance • Wearables • Big Data • Internet of Things • Prescriptive Analytics
  8. 8. Goals for this workgroup • Foster innovation in the context of what truly benefits the senior/disabled community? • Drive investment in an underserved market. • Help bring focus and efficiency to the most expensive mode delivered by agencies. • Assist the social pillar for sustainability plans. • Create a market for investment in technology that addresses this segment.
  9. 9. Accomplishments to Date • Engagement with external entities to help frame the message • Develop TRB Research Statement • Develop IDEA project
  10. 10. Next Steps • Preparation for in-depth work at EXPO in Houston • APTA Annual Emerging Technology Presentation on the topic (roundtable format) • Blue Ribbon Workgroup on Task
  11. 11. WORKGROUP: 3D PRINTING
  12. 12. Objectives of 3D Printing Workgroup • Evaluate the market and use of 3D printing in the industry • Look at applications from signage to maintenance • Help drive a market for localized manufacturing and address Buy America issues • Help address State of Good Repair (SOGR) for older mechanical systems
  13. 13. Accomplishments of Group • Kicked off in June 2014 • TRB Problem Statement Submissions • Working on compiling session/vendors for APTA EXPO • White paper on the promise of the technology for the industry
  14. 14. How can you help? • Going to have several committee meetings this year: Bus, Multimodal, Rail, Sustainability and Annual. Participate. • Going to need assistance with research. • Going to need feedback from those with practical experience on direction. • Need agencies that can volunteer to partner with private entities for grant proposals.
  15. 15. Subcommittee Resources • APTA website (for those who are members): http://www.apta.com/members/Committees/researchandtech/et/Pages/default.aspx • GoogleDrive http://bit.ly/1harrAr

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