Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

Iteris – A great place to work


At Iteris, we don’t just deliver products and services, we create innovative solutions that revolutionize transportation. It’s the diversity of our people, skills, and ideas that inspire the innovation that runs through everything we do. Join Iteris and help us make the world better.
See where you fit, we have immediate openings for all levels of transportation engineers.


AVIATION

1) Airports Authority of India Using Whatsapp to Monitor Airport Efficiency

2) Brazil Air Force to Privatize Air Traffic Control Telecom System
Original article in O Estado de Sao Paulo (in Portuguese)

3) USDOT Calls for Bag-Fee Transparency in Midnight Regulation

4) Smart Airports on the Horizon

CAMERAS

5) Anchorage Voters May Be Asked to Decide on Red-Light Cameras

GPS / NAVIGATION

6) Australia to Invest $12 Million to Test SBAS Positioning Technology
Minister for Infrastructure and Transport news release

7) Indian Government to Domestic Airlines: Use GAGAN or Face Consequences

8) Galileo’s Failed Clocks Latest Hurdle to Overcome

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

9) Mobility Rush 12

MARITIME

10) Vessel Traffic Services in the Age of Digital Information

OTHER

11) Vermont Has New Winter Driving Web Portal with Plow Finder

12) Making the Case for Transportation Language Reform: Removing Bias

PARKING

13) Google Maps Users Start Seeing Parking Availability

ROADWAYS

14) New ‘GoTime’ App Links Massachusetts Traffic Sign Information to Your Phone

15) Technology Drives Kingman, Arizona’s Traffic Lights

SAFETY / SECURITY

16) Operation Lifesaver New Jersey Working to Improve Safety Around Railroads

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

17) The Responder - January 2017

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

18) Slovakia’s Traffic Information System Not Required by EU
Original article in Sme (in Slovak)

19) Traffic Control Center to be Set Up in Kampala, Uganda

20) Highways England Launches Live Diversion Journey Time Info

VEHICLES

21) Amazon Patents System to Help Autonomous Vehicles Handle Traffic Shifts

22) Interview with Skoda Chief Digital Officer Andre Wehner

News Releases

Job Postings
-   Junior & Senior Traffic Engineer – AECOM – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Upcoming Events

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

AECOM is actively seeking creative and talented Traffic Engineers to join our Philadelphia, PA office where candidates can look forward to contributing to multi-disciplinary project teams on small & large-scale highway improvement and traffic engineering projects. Responsibilities include: Working with an ever-increasing level of responsibility, as part of a team and also independently in evaluating and applying TE principles, standards, and criteria. Minimum Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field; Junior TE 2+ yrs./ Senior TE 5+ years of experience; Preferred Experience: Traffic Signal Design & Traffic Modeling; PennDOT/PA Turnpike projects; TE studies/analysis; Driver’s License. What We Offer: AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and engineering skills into high gear and work alongside other highly motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects. It's a place that values the diversity of our people and our areas of practice. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. Come join us!



AVIATION

1) Thai Aviation Set to Upgrade Traffic Control

2) Lufthansa Digital Aviation Forum Showcases Technological Innovations

CARTOGRAPHY

3) Washington State Posts Maps Online to Show Landslide Hazard Areas
Washington State Department of Natural Resources news release

GPS / NAVIGATION

4) Kenya’s Ma3Route Updates Crowdsourced Transit and Navigation App

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

5) A Look at Melbourne Transport Living Lab Project

MARITIME

6) The Use of Drone Technology in the Maritime Industry

TRANSIT

7) FTA Issues New Rules Designed to Stop Trains from Running Red Signals

8) Can Buses Be Cool? Boston Transit Advocates Hope So

9) SORTA to Cincinnati Streetcar Sign Operator: Fix Them

10) London Transport Chiefs Warns Passengers Not to Watch Pornography on Public Transit
Original story on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

11) In Baltimore, There’s a Roundabout Education That Comes in Bus Signs

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

12) Mesa, Arizona Expands System to Track Drivers by Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

13) How Reliable Are the Real-Time Traffic Signs on I-91 in Massachusetts?

VEHICLES

14) Robot Cars Can Learn to Drive Without Leaving the Garage

News Releases

Job Postings

Solicitation

Upcoming Events

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The Transportation Communications Newsletter (ISSN 1529-1057) is published electronically Monday through Friday.   For a free subscription or to unsubscribe, or for comments or questions, please contact me at bernie@transportationradio.com. TCN archives: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/transport-communications    
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© 2017 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, January 16, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

Eberle Design Inc. and Reno A&E Access Control & Vehicle Detection Solutions Webinar


Please join us tomorrow at 8 a.m. MST / 10 a.m. EST for a free, 45-minute webinar on Eberle Design Inc. and Reno A&E Access Control & Vehicle Detection Solutions for parking structures, controlled access facilities, gated communities, warehouse facilities with transportation door(s) access, and drive-through retail locations. Carl Zabel, EDI and RAE Access Control Products Sales Manager, will present an overview of DEFLECTOMETER™ Series Loop Detectors; Anti-Tailgating Inductive Loop Vehicle Detectors, Directional Logic Inductive Loop Vehicle Detectors; and Automatic Vehicle Identification (AVI) & Ingress/Egress Systems. Attendees will also learn more about the new PLA Saw Cut Prefabricated Loops that are ideally suited for all access control applications. To register, visit http://bit.ly/2hN5hvW.


AVIATION

1) Lucknow Airport Reopens a Day After Radar Repair

2) Seven Technology Trends that All Airlines and Airports Should Be Focusing on in 2017

3) Orlando International Partners with M2mobi to Offer Updated Mobile App

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

4) New York City Street Safety Advocate Calls for Better Signage to Prevent Pedestrian Deaths

CAMERAS

5) How One Law Professor Fought Back Against Traffic Cameras

FREIGHT

6) Digitalization Set to ‘Change Road Freight Forever’

OTHER

7) Cartapping: How Feds Have Spied on Connected Cars for 15 Years

RAILROADS

8) FRA Chief: Progress on Grade-Crossing Safety, But States, Railroads and Tech Companies Can Do More

9) GE Transportation Acquires Iders to Make Trains Smarter
GE Transportation news release

10) Expedia’s New VR Film Takes You on Scenic Railroad Journey in Norway

SAFETY / SECURITY

11) TSA Team Works to Ensure Inauguration Safety with Library of 'Virtual' Transportation Sites

12) Montana Lawmaker a Driving Force Against Cellphone Ban

13) ‘Patriots Day’ Shines Spotlight on Federal-State-Local Law Enforcement Radio Woes

TELEMATICS

14) How Telematics is Impacting Commercial Auto Insurance

TRANSIT

15) A New York City Subway Bastion Falls: Cell Service Goes Underground

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

16) Big Storms Test Colorado DOT Plans to Keep I-70 Moving

17) Punjab Chief Minister for Using Modern Technology for Traffic Management

VEHICLES

18) China to Build World’s Largest Autonomous Driving Testing Zone

19) Nissan to Conduct First European Autonomous Driving Tests on Public Roads in London

20) USDOT Panel Asks Today: Why Waymo?

News Releases

Job Posting

Upcoming Events

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The Transportation Communications Newsletter (ISSN 1529-1057) is published electronically Monday through Friday.   For a free subscription or to unsubscribe, or for comments or questions, please contact me at bernie@transportationradio.com. TCN archives: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/transport-communications    
Follow me on Twitter @TransportComm.  

© 2017 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016