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Community Meeting: Digital Urban Panels

Meeting Info

Date: January 24, 2018 at 6:00pm

Location: State Transportation Building, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms 1, 2, and 3 • 10 Park Plaza • Boston, MA

Attendees: General Public

Event Description

The MBTA will hold a community meeting to introduce plans to install Digital Urban Panels (DUP) at several MBTA transit stations.

DUPs will provide real-time message feeds to better serve riders with information, such as:

  • next train arrival
  • service and weather alerts
  • delays
  • emergency alerts
  • public service announcements

The meetings will provide the public with information, such as:

  • screen specifications
  • types of information to be displayed
  • installation timelines
  • how similar technology is being used in other major transportation hubs across the country