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William E Long, Alan Chen, Rich Gibbons: Digital vehicle microphone system and method. Clever Devices, Dilworth & Barrese, February 18, 2003: US06522754 (13 worldwide citation)

According to the present disclosure, a digital vehicle microphone system for recording and playback of announcements pertaining to vehicle stops and route information is provided for use over public address systems installed on public transportation vehicles. The system includes a microphone apparat ...


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Richard M Leeds: Seating accessory. Nightgear, Gerald E Hespos, Anthony J Casella, December 9, 2008: US07461894 (12 worldwide citation)

A seating pad assembly is provided for use by travelers to increase the comfort for a seat on a public transportation vehicle or at a public transit terminal. The seating pad assembly includes a cushion formed from a viscoelastic foam and having dimensions substantially conforming to the dimensions ...


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Christopher J Bierbaum, Robin D Katzer, Todd N Koellner, Kevin K Zhu: Single transit card to multiple rider trip methods and architecture. Sprint Communications Company, July 24, 2012: US08225997 (12 worldwide citation)

A mobile device is provided. The mobile device comprises a near field communication transceiver, a memory that contains a secure element, and an application that can pay multiple transit fares. The near field communication transceiver is used to complete fare payment transactions with a fare gate, b ...


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Barecki Chester J: Transit seat with contoured plastic shell. American Seating Company, July 24, 1973: US3747978 (12 worldwide citation)

A two-passenger seat for public transportation vehicle includes a frame of rectangular tubing with a recessed seat area for receiving a one-piece molded plastic shell which is provided with contoured seat and back areas for each of two side-by-side passengers. A single pedestal having a rectangular ...


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Herman Myburgh: Combination light fixture/HVAC duct/advertising card holder for mass transit vehicles. Richard C Litman, July 4, 2000: US06082879 (12 worldwide citation)

A combination light fixture/HVAC duct/advertising card holder for public transportation vehicles such as buses and trains. The light fixture includes a lens having a transparent bottom portion and ribbed side portions for directing light downward towards the passengers and diffusing light sideways t ...


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Vigbj o slashed rn Matre: Combined stairs and person hoist. Cushman Darby & Cushman L, May 27, 1997: US05632357 (12 worldwide citation)

A combined stairway and hoist so constructed that it can be adapted in many fields of use, especially for handicapped people in buildings and public transportation. The stairway together with the platform can be raised and lowered by means of parallel stays which at one end are pivotally connected t ...


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In Ki Kim: Personal rapid transit braking systems. Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher L, November 30, 1999: US05992575 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a Personal Rapid Transit system for transporting passengers along a pre-set guideway, and more particularly relates to a future Personal Rapid Transit vehicle braking system. A conventional braking system can not provide the large braking force required for very shor ...


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Rudolf Ritter: Information system for public transportation and corresponding communication method. Swisscom Mobile, Pearne & Gordon, May 3, 2005: US06888443 (11 worldwide citation)

An information system for vehicles (35) includes a plurality of contactless transceivers (31-32) oriented in the direction of the passengers (36) that allow a data transfer at close range, with a central data processor (2). A data bus (3) is connected with the transceivers (31-32) and with the centr ...


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Steffi Scherzinger: Method and system for geographic search for public transportation commuters. Google, McDermott Will & Emery, December 3, 2013: US08600659 (11 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and machine-readable media for identifying points of interest are provided. The system may include an interface module, a route module, a search module, and a rank module. The interface module may be configured to receive a request to identify points of interest along a travel rout ...


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Lydia J Nord: Transformable infant transporter. Joseph H Taddeo, August 31, 2004: US06783135 (11 worldwide citation)

An improved lightweight two-wheeled infant conveyance for traveling with a child, that can be stored in a confining area or easily carried on a staircase, escalator, through revolving doors on an airliner or other public transportation. The present invention comprises an infant-chaise having a retra ...



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