ShiftWatch TVS to Be Installed on Some California Passenger Trains

Oct. 16, 2006
Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority completes pilot, decides on ShiftWatch system

LOVELAND, Colo., Oct. 16 -- Security With Advanced Technology, Inc., a leading provider of digital video surveillance solutions, today announced that it has been selected by the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) to install its ShiftWatch Transportation Video Surveillance (TVS) Systems in 92 intercity passenger rail vehicles (California locomotives and double-deck passengers cars) that operate on the Capitol Corridor and San Joaquin trains in Northern California and the Central Valley. This award is the result of a successful pilot program announced in June. Installation of these systems is expected to begin in the fourth quarter.

The value of the award is estimated at $665,000 and includes purchase and installation of the security camera systems.

The Capitol Corridor is an intercity passenger train system operating rail service to eight Northern California counties that includes the Sierra Foothills, Sacramento, the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley/San Jose. The CCJPA is a partnership among six local transit agencies in the eight county service area that manages the service with day-to-day management support from the S.F. Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART). Capitol Corridor's ridership is currently 1.3 million passengers annually and represents the third busiest intercity passenger rail route in the nation.