Goodbye 1990’s Analog System, Hello Modernized L.A. Metro

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, designs, builds and operates public transportation for nearly 10 million people in Los Angeles County. Until recently, L.A. Metro has relied on outdated technology to conduct and record the public hearings at its headquarters in downtown Los Angeles. The system, which was analog and dated to the early 1990s, was long overdue for an upgrade. “The technology was older and the only place we could find replacements was on eBay,” says Arlen Sanders, project manager in the Information Technology Services department with L.A. Metro. “It was becoming a nightmare to administrate. The technicians were getting blamed when they didn’t have a lot of control over the whole thing. It was an embarrassment for them to have to deal with that.” Read more…