Successful systems engineering relies on effective support and insightful leadership to conceive, design, develop, integrate, manage and, eventually, retire complex systems of all types. Acumen is adept at the evaluation of competing visions to arrive at the accurate solution for the client’s short- and long-term needs. We use a methodical and well-documented approach to identify stakeholders and system users to create cohesion and enable the successful realization, use and retirement of engineered systems.
Multilingual software engineers have extensive experience in systems architecture design, programming and database development as well as providing updates for technical products, project control systems and custom business applications.
Innovative, low-cost fare collection solutions for urban and rural commuter rail and bus operators include the design and implementation of contactless smart card reader systems.
Software and hardware specialists support solid network communications design, development and maintenance which is crucial to protect and enhance the rider/user experience as they stay connected through their journey.
Acumen provides a number of services to support train control modernization and operations, including assisting agencies in meeting the federal mandate to implement positive train control, operations and maintenance cost estimates, analysis of preferred revenue collection systems, pre-operations testing and training, and technical writing services.
California High-Speed Rail Authority Early Train Operator Services
Acumen is providing general consulting services and support on the design, development and procurement of the commercial aspects of high-speed rail passenger train operations.
Caltrain Communications-Based Overlay Signal System and Positive Train Control
Acumen provided scheduling services for this important project that will help eliminate collisions and increase system capacity.
BART Train Control Modernization Project
Acumen provided numerous engineering consulting services to assist BART in implementing an improved train control system that safely increases train frequency.