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Urban Transportation Associates Improves Public Transit Service Nationwide with SPSS Predictive Analytics Software

Friday, September 25, 2009

Worldwide, public transportation agencies face a barrage of challenges - cuts in public transit funding, rising energy costs, pressure from environmental groups to 'go green,' and uncertain gas prices. To improve efficiency of bus and train operations and better serve the public, Urban Transportation Associates (UTA) employs sophisticated Predictive Analytics Software (PASW(R)) from SPSS Inc., the leading global provider of Predictive Analytics software and solutions.

UTA is a 20-year old transportation consulting agency working with more than 80 North American public transit agencies, including SEPTA (Philadelphia), MDT (Miami), MUNI (San Francisco), CMTA (Austin), LYNX (Orlando), DART (Dallas), MARTA (Atlanta), AC Transit (Oakland), and MBTA (Boston). The organization uses the world's leading statistical software suite, PASW Statistics (formerly SPSS Statistics) to improve public transit systems by evaluating the quality and productivity of existing service.

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