PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Parsons, in conjunction with Washington State Ferries (WSF), is pleased to announce that on January 17, 2008, Wi-Fi service commenced on the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth route.
Aside from providing a valuable service to the ferry commuters who use this route every day, the completion of the installation makes WSF the largest marine transportation public Wi-Fi service network in the world.
"We're providing a strong and persistent Wi-Fi signal to the terminals and auto holding areas as well as to the ferries servicing the Fauntleroy/Vashon/Southworth run," said Bob Davis, Parsons Vice President. "Providing effective coverage required a significant commitment in technical know-how, engineering manhours and equipment, and ultimately required setting up five shoreline transmitters in addition to those at the three terminals."
Other WSF Wi-Fi routes include Edmonds/Kingston, Mukilteo/Clinton, the newly improved Seattle/Bainbridge route, plus the new Seattle/Bremerton route.
Parsons is one of the largest 100% employee-owned management, engineering, and construction companies in the United States and operates Wi-Fi installations in 30 airports across the United States and Canada. Parsons also manages the world's largest railroad Wi-Fi system, providing service on VIA Rail Canada for more than 460 trains per week across a 14,000-kilometer network.
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