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HASTUS™ clients win awards at MetroRail 2011 conference in Italy

Posted: 24 March 2011 | GIRO | 1 comment

GIRO extends its congratulations to two HASTUS clients that recently won Metros Awards at a ceremony held during the 2011 MetroRail conference in Milan, Italy…

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GIRO extends its congratulations to two HASTUS clients that recently won Metros Awards at a ceremony held during the 2011 MetroRail conference in Milan, Italy. GIRO’s longest-standing HASTUS client, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) won the Special Merit Award for Commitment to the Environment, while the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), a client since 1999, won the award for Best Metro Americas.

Known as The Metros, the awards recognize outstanding achievements of metro operators and technology providers and celebrate leaders and innovators across the mass transit industry. Winners are selected by a judging panel of independent industry experts.

“The Metros awards ceremony is an opportunity to interact with international clients and colleagues in a convivial setting and show support for our clients’ achievements,” said Mr. Éric Lebel, Director of Rail. “We congratulate our clients that came away with awards this year and look forward to helping them – and all our clients – achieve their goals of improved efficiency, service quality, and cost effectiveness for many years to come.”

GIRO also recognizes the following HASTUS clients named finalists in the various award categories:

Best Metro Asia-Pacific

  • SMRT

Best Metro Americas

  • MTA New York City Transit
  • Société de transport de Montréal (STM)

Most Innovative use of Technology

  • Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)

Most Energy Efficient Metro

  • Metro do Porto

Special Merit Award for Commitment to the Environment

  • Calgary Transit
  • Los Angeles Country Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA)
  • SMRT

Most Improved Metro

  • Metro do Porto
  • Société de transport de Montréal (STM)

Best Driverless Metro

  • LTA / SBS Transit
  • RTA Dubai
  • SMRT

Best Metro

  • SMRT

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