Smart and sustainable transport: Accelerated urban population growth is propelling increased public reliance on mass transportation and social rideshare services in cities around the world. At the forefront of this trend, Jacobs is piloting transit solutions employing aggregated analytics and sustainable management approaches to make multimodal transportation systems more agile and efficient to accommodate dynamic and growing demand flows.In Canada, the company is leading the charge identifying opportunities for wireless electrification of the country's largest commuter transit system. The GO rail network is exploring the possibilities of providing 6,000 weekly trips by 2025, powered by hydrogen fuel-cell technology as a clean, efficient energy choice versus conventional diesel or overhead electric wires, while also enabling faster, more frequent service. Additionally, Jacobs is deploying advanced analytics enabling multimodal agility and data-driven investments to continuously improve transit networks around the globe. With solutions that crunch aggregated data from mobile phones, cycling apps, smart cards, social media and GPS, customers can reliably assess their most critical system needs and implement changes that promote increased efficiencies and ease of use. The rise of resilient communities and businesses: Amidst unprecedented urban population growth, many of the world's cities and companies face a triple threat of aging infrastructure, constrained resources and rising risks to people and property. Jacobs leads in providing a range of resiliency solutions to help communities and businesses prepare for and recover from natural, socioeconomic and cyber threats. For the Port of San Francisco, the firm is leading a comprehensive resiliency program to integrate a variety of enhancements while reducing seismic and flooding vulnerabilities. The urban coastline initiative includes a 3.5-mile long seawall and associated infrastructure improvements to protect vital public spaces and infrastructure that support the city's waterfront destination and thriving economy. For the intelligence and defense community, Jacobs is building data analytics cloud-based solutions that help customers sift through extremely large volumes of vital mission data and quickly identify, collaborate and act on imminent threat vectors. These solutions are also helping companies and government agencies become more cost-effective.
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