Project Portfolio

This page shows a personal project portfolio for Ms. Angela Miller consisting of projects from engagements through ecology.IT, and historical projects while the Chief Technology Officer/Chief Sustainability Officer for NCTD, Director for Hitachi Data Systems, and Manager for Modus Media International. Each project is labeled with her role on the project detail page.   Presentation of this portfolio does not in any way indicate a contractual relationship with NCTD, MMI, or HDS, nor their approval of the content.

Technology: Wireless Mesh

Installation of a 57-node mesh network along Coastal rail line enabling other projects like security cameras and voice systems. System featured as public transit industry pilot.

Technology: Real Time Transit Information

Real-Time Customer Updates of vehicle arrivals via iOS, Android Mobile Sites, and Texting. Used COTS tools from NextBus, custom XML, and GPS. Project Budget: $1.1 million.

Solar Installation: Bus Maintenance Facility

Roof-Mounted 185 kW solar installation at bus maintenance facility. Project Budget: $1.1 million.

Sustainability: Operations Plan

This project to create sustainability plan for operations at a light rail facility, including recycling, safety, water controls, lighting replacement, and energy-efficiency strategies. Project Budget: $20,000.

Sustainability: Electric Vehicle Chargers

Test installation of 7 electric vehicle charging stations at a main public transit hub. A proof-of-concept conducted with the assistance of the Department of Energy’s EV Charging project through Ecotality.

Solar Installation: Carport Demonstration

This project installed a 75 kW solar carport at the main Oceanside Transit Center. The proof-of-concept demonstrated that carports were viewed positively by transit customers could achieve reasonable ROI. Project Budget $450,000.

  • Solar in Rail Right-of-Way

Solar Installation: Rail Right-of-Way

This project installed a photovoltaic laminate designed for harsh environments within 20 feet of the railroad tracks to prove feasibility of solar in non-traditional spaces. Project Budget: $345,000.

Solar Installation: Data Center

The Data Center Solar installation project implemented power generation capacity to 100% offset the power demands of the data center, allowing the data center to achieve a 15-year payback period. Project Budget $290,000.

  • Rail Maintenance Solar Project

Solar Installation: Rail Maintenance Facility

Project Manager for installation of a $1.9 solar investment at Escondido, CA light rail maintenance facility. Project included the repair of roofs, remediation of a bioswale, and drip irrigation mesh system.

LEED® Certified Silver Data Center (Registered)

Built the public transit industry’s first LEED Certified Green Data Center. Project/Program manager for $1 million investment project. Data Center projected to have a less than 15 year Return on Investment.

Technology: Security Camera System

Project to upgrade security camera environment from analog to combination of analog and digital cameras integrated into one OnSSI console; implemented 45-day network digital video recording system.