Entries for January 2013
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The Chicago Transit Authority is enthusiastic about two up-and-coming ‘mega-projects’, costing upwards of $1.5 billion and over $4 billion. Projects of this magnitude cannot be funded by the public transit agency alone...
Tags: CTA, Chicago, PACE, Ventra, partnership, public private
Cubic is in the midst of developing a system that will make large crowds of people -- like those seen during the Super Bowl, NASCAR races, and Mardi Gras -- safer and easier to manage...
The 150th anniversary celebration of the London Underground got a burst of worldwide publicity when Metropolitan 1, an old steam train, huffed and chugged through the historic subway system...
Cubic supports the world's largest training centers, helping customers achieve their goals. Learn how we support the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana.
At Cubic’s operations in Sydney, we’re excited that the trials have begun here for the new Opal smart card system which is being designed and integrated for the city’s public transportation by the Cubic-led Pearl Consortium. The ferry trials are an important landmark for the Opal card...
In Episode 01 of The Blue Chair Chronicles, Cubic Defense Applications' vice president of advanced programs describes origins of Cubic.
Tags: Blue Chair, Blue Chair Chronicles
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson got it right when he said that there was something about a steam train that reduces adult males to bug-eyed adolescents. There were certainly a lot of awe-struck and genuinely delighted people...
In their celebration of the Tube’s 150th anniversary, the Guardian is putting together a playlist of songs which are loosely about the London Underground. Ideally, their goal is to feature a song for each of the 270 station stops – and we find that even such unlikely station names as Whetstone are mentioned in songs! The creativity is wonderful! The Guardian has created a Spotify playlist where you can listen to the songs that have been added so far. You can even add your own to the playlist if you think there is one missing.
As announced last summer, we are very excited and proud to be the lead industry sponsor for the London Underground’s 150th anniversary celebration this year. The kickoff will be 9 January which commemorates the first underground journey between Paddington and Farringdon in 1863.
Cubic Simulation Systems Division business leader describes Cubic Defense Applications' Mission to deliver world-class and cost-effective training to customers.
Tags: Simulation, Cubic Simulation Systems Division, Kohl
An important question when considering some of the market’s best stocks. Measuring how fast a company can turn cash outflows into cash inflows can be just as important as the profit a company reports as “earnings...”
Tags: cash, investment, investing, invest, cash conversion cycle
With 2012 in the books, it’s the time of year when many of us look back and reflect on the experiences and achievements of the past twelve months. For Cubic, 2012 stands out as one in which we have garnered accolades from our industry peers, with the common theme being one of exceptional service delivery.