CLEVER DEVICES IN THE NEWS

Clever Devices innovations continue to empower municipalities with increased ridership and stronger revenues, adding greater efficiency, reliability and sustainability to fleet management and providing riders with greater independence, safety and comfort.

2016

6/14/2016
Greater Detroit Transit Agency Turns to Digi Transport WR44 R Cellular Router to Monitor Bus Fleet

2015

9/18/2015
2015 Top 40 Under 40: Kirk Shore
Kirk Shore has been named by Mass Transit Magazine to their prestigious list of young superstars in the transit business, the Top 40 under 40 List.
8/19/2015
Clever Devices Acquires Texas-based Software Maker RSM Services Corp.
6/29/2015
Leveraging Technology to Help Fleets Work 'Smarter'
5/18/2015
GPS will let Portland area transit riders use smartphone to track ferry, buses
5/11/2015
CTA hopes new system reduces bus-bunching
3/16/2015
Ride On Pilot Project Tests Turn Warning System

2014

12/1/2014
Clever Devices Ranked in 500 Fastest Growing Technology Companies by Deloitte for Second Straight Year
6/10/2014
Fla.'s LYNX, Clever Devices team for bus tracking
Orlando's Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX) partnered with Clever Devices to pilot and develop LYNXbustracker.com as the agency's first real-time bus arrival website.
2/24/2014
LI businesses prepare to comply with Affordable Care Act
Medium-sized employers this month got another one-year reprieve on a central requirement of the Affordable Care Act.
2/20/2014
County Connection's Received Gold Award At The Connected World Conference In Chicago
2/11/2014
Meet the voices of NJ Transit: A former casino showgirl and lots of robots
2/10/2014
Pittsburg Port Authority to use new, real-time data in route upgrades
When the Port Authority of Allegheny County updates its routes in March, it will for the first time use real-time data from buses to make adjustments it hopes will be more responsive to rider needs
1/5/2014
Next generation programmers

2013

11/13/2013
Clever Devices Ranked as one of the 500 Fastest Growing Technology Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2013 Technology Fast 500™
11/10/2013
NICE bus awards $8M for rider info system
Clever Devices, based in Woodbury, provides a look at its state-of-the-art technology that will begin rolling out in late 2014. The system will allow buses to be tracked by NICE, as well as passengers, to see if the buses are running on time, where the buses are and when the buses need maintenance.
10/16/2013
PSTA Leaders Celebrate Biggest Technological Advancement in Agency History!
9/24/2013
TARTA debuts computerized bus-tracking system
TARTA debuted its new computerized bus-locating system on Sept. 24, allowing riders to pinpoint the real-time location of their bus and its estimated time of arrival at their stop.
8/30/2013
BusTime Testing in Pittsburgh at Port Authority
8/9/2013
SCAM ALERT
6/14/2013
Clever Devices Hosts Inaugural Hackathon
On July 27, 2013, Clever Devices will host its first Hackathon. Participants will be challenged to create unique visualization techniques based on transit bus datasets. Submissions will be evaluated by a panel of judges and a total of $5,500 in prize money will be awarded as follows: Gold - $4,000, Silver - $1,000 and Bronze - $500.
6/2/2013
Port Authority transit system in Pittsburgh implements BusTime
5/31/2013
Francis “Buddy” Coleman Honored by the Long Island Council of the Blind
Francis “Buddy” Coleman, Executive Vice President of Clever Devices Ltd., has been honored by the Long Island Council of the Blind for his ongoing support of the council and its mission. To commemorate this recognition, Mr. Coleman was presented with a plaque at the council’s annual “Dinner in the Dark,” which recognizes his “commitment to ensuring the equality of rights, dignity and independence of people who are blind.”
5/22/2013
Bus Tracker Accolades Continue | The County Connection
County Connection Real Time Bus Tracker Gets Two Thumbs Up. New Arrival Predictions Tool Continues to Receive Passenger Accolades. Concord, Calif.
5/3/2013
Clever Devices Receives LISTnet Award for CleverCAD
Clever Devices Ltd. has been awarded a prestigious LISA award from the Long Island Software and Technology Network for the second year in a row. CleverCAD, Clever Devices’ industry-leading Computer-Aided Dispatch product, has received the 2013 Long Island Software Award, which recognizes innovative software solutions developed by Long Island technology companies that advance the software industry. In 2012, Clever Devices received this award for its AVM (Automatic Vehicle Monitoring) solution.
4/17/2013
Christie Administration Launches Real-Time Service Information for South Jersey Bus Customers

2012

7/13/2012
Clever Devices Acquires Digital Recorders, a Division of DRI Corporation
Clever Devices has closed a transaction to acquire substantially all of the assets of Digital Recorders. Formerly, Digital Recorders was a wholly-owned subsidiary of Digital Recorders, Inc. (DRI), which filed for bankruptcy in March, 2012. Digital Recorders is a leading provider of Intelligent Transportation Systems to public transit agencies throughout North America.
5/25/2012
Clever Devices Wins Long Island Software Award
Clever Devices was recently honored at the Long Island Software Awards (LISA) and was presented with a LISA award for its Automatic Vehicle Monitoring (AVM®3) product. AVM®3 allows transit systems to monitor the status of their bus fleets, providing a single source of diagnostic information and delivers operational and maintenance savings to transit systems.
5/12/2012
Clever Devices Strengthens Leadership Team
We are pleased to announce the recent appointment of two key personnel to its leadership team: Amy Miller has been named Director of Marketing and Charlie Mitchell has been named Vice President, Strategic Projects.
4/18/2012
Clever Devices Acquires GreyHawk Technologies
We are pleased to announce the purchase of GreyHawk Technologies, Inc. of Vancouver, WA. GreyHawk designs, develops, and implements mobile applications for the paratransit industry.

2011

11/12/2011
NJ Transit plan to expand real-time bus information
NJ Transit will expand real-time service information for bus customers to all routes in the state. The $6 million expansion will extend the smart bus technology to routes operated for NJ Transit by private contractors. The amendment to a $22 million contract was approved in February with Clever Devices LTD of Plainview, N.Y., to develop the technology for NJ Transit’s 1,040-bus fleet. NJ Transit will be able to deliver real-time bus location and arrival information to customers’ Web-enabled devices, and operate “next bus” signage at key locations. NJ Transit operates bus service to New Jersey and New York City from southern Orange County.
4/10/2011
Clever Devices Unveils New Technology at the 59th UITP World Congress
Clever Devices, Ltd, a leading provider of transit technology in NY, will be unveiling their latest solutions for public transport systems worldwide at the 59th UITP World Congress 10-13 April 2011. With solutions for Fleet Management Computer Aided Dispatch and Automatic Vehicle Location, Real-Time Passenger Information, Vehicle Health and Performance Monitoring, Business Intelligence, Bus Stop Announcements, and Automatic Passenger Counting and Reporting, the company's reputation for innovative solutions has improved operational efficiencies, reduced costs, and resulted in better service in its deployments in 8 of the 10 largest transit agencies throughout the United States and Canada.
2/9/2011
Clever Devices and New Jersey Transit Deliver Real Time Service Information for Bus Customers
The New Jersey Board of Directors approved a contract in February to allow NJ Transit's entire bus fleet to be equipped with the smart bus technology from Clever Devices, Ltd, a NY-based transit technology company, advancing the agency's drive toward real-time service information for bus customers. The $22 million contract with Clever Devices includes a suite of SmartBus technology hardware, software and services for the installation of smart bus equipment on approximately 2,200 transit, cruiser, and articulated buses. The system will be able to deliver location and arrival information to passengers with smartphones

2010

10/25/2010
In Ottawa and Chicago, Transit Partners with Suppliers
Ottawa, ON, and Chicago are just two of the North American metropolitan areas whose public transit agencies are discovering that partnerships with their suppliers “have helped us break through” to better, more cost-efficient service—in the words of Alain Mercier, general manager-transit services for OC Transpo/City of Ottawa. Representatives of participating transit agencies and businesses relayed their experiences during a session at the APTA Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX.
10/15/2010
Bus Here Yet?
The death-defying tactic of edging into traffic to see when the next bus is coming will no longer be needed on two Manhattan routes. A free bus-tracking Web service called BusTime is being tested on the M16 and M34 lines -- allowing riders to simply check their smartphones to find out how long until the next coach arrives and even its current location.
10/14/2010
Where’s That Bus? Check Your Phone
A new experiment by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority allows riders on the M16 and M34 bus routesA new experiment by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority allows riders on the M16 and M34 bus routes to check the real-time location of buses on the Web or a mobile device to check the real-time location of buses on the Web or a mobile device.