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Linkmont Technologies Signs Multi-Million Dollar Contact with INIT

Monday, May 2, 2011   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Suzzanna Martinez
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Linkmont Technologies Signs Multi-Million Dollar Contract with INIT
Denver-based company to install CAD/AVL system on 1000+ RTD vehicles

Denver, CO – May 2, 2011 – Linkmont Technologies, Inc. (Linkmont) today announced that INIT, Innovations in Transportation, Inc. (INIT) has selected Linkmont to install a state-of-the-art Computer Aided Dispatch and Automatic Vehicle Location (CAD/AVL) system on 1000+ Regional Transportation District (RTD) vehicles serving the residents of Denver and the surrounding metro area. The system will manage the transit fleet while ensuring efficient voice and data communications between dispatch and vehicles for the safe and efficient operation of RTD services.

"We chose Linkmont because of their local expertise in mobility system implementations, commitment to quality, and past performance with RTD” said Dan Mason, INIT Project Manager for RTD. "We look forward to working with Linkmont to deliver a CAD/AVL system that will enhance RTD’s ability to efficiently manage vehicles within their transit network, as well as provide valuable benefits through a real-time data feed.”

Linkmont will stage, pre-assemble, and install INIT technology including Vehicle Logic Units and Automated Vehicle Location devices. The installation will occur on fixed route vehicles, articulated vehicles and street supervisor vehicles. New voice radios will be installed on paratransit vehicles, light rail vehicles, support vehicles, and security vehicles. The anticipated period of performance for the multi-million dollar contract is two years.

"Mobility systems in mass transit are critical to the nation’s expansion of intelligent transportation infrastructure” said Sergio Gutierrez, President and CEO of Linkmont. "Linkmont is proud to partner with INIT, a worldwide leader in transportation systems.”

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About Linkmont Technologies, Inc. (Linkmont)
Linkmont designs, builds and maintains network infrastructure for the communications ecosystem. The company specializes in providing engineering expertise to integrate network equipment and installing complete solutions in the field; supporting network design and deployment with certified network engineers and project managers; wiring and activating network systems that enhance connectivity, communications and safety, and sourcing and kitting network equipment and installation accessories. Linkmont has earned the ISO 9001: 2008 and TL 9000 quality certifications for seven straight years. Company NAICS codes include: 238210, 423690, 517919, 519190, 541151, 541519, 541614, 541990 and 811213. Visit linkmont.com to review additional company information and online resources.

Linkmont Media Contact:
Suzzanna Martinez
(303) 433-2333
smartinez@linkmont.com

About INIT, Innovations in Transportation, Inc. (INIT)
INIT is a leading global provider of advanced ITS and computer integrated technologies for rail, fixed-route bus and demand-oriented vehicles. Major system features include Computer-Aided Dispatch/Automatic Vehicle Location (CAD/AVL), Real-Time Passenger Information (RTPI), electronic fare collection, on-board computers, driver data terminals, GPS, Automatic Passenger Counting (APC), Traffic Signal Priority (TSP), Voice & Data Radio Communications, control center hardware and software and trip planning. Visit initusa.com for more information.

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