Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION

1) Dutch Air Traffic Control Glitch Halts Flights at Schiphol Airport

2) Hong Kong Air Traffic Controllers Left Flying Blind for Six Minutes as System Malfunctions Again

3) Air Traffic Controller Training Makes Emergencies Seem Ordinary

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

4) Bike Corrals Being Removed from Ithaca, New York’s Collegetown After ‘Communication Issues’ Mar Rollout

CAMERAS

5) Iowa Transportation Commission Cuts Rules Governing Traffic Cameras

6) Thousands of Drivers Speed in New York City School Zones Since Cameras Go Dark

7) Photo Radar Coming to Ottawa School Zones in 2019

8) Cameras Can Catch Cars That Run Red Lights, But That Doesn’t Make Streets Safer

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

9) Hanoi Works Toward Becoming a Smart City by 2020

10) Mobility Rush 50

OTHER

11) Catalyst - August 2018

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

12) Border Activists Detained by CBP for Taking Photos at Ports of Entry Can Proceed With Lawsuit, 9th Circuit Rules

RAILROADS

13) APTA: Commuter Railroads Making Progress on PTC

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

14) Planning Underway for Super Bowl Transportation in Atlanta

VEHICLES

15) To Make Self-Driving Cars Safe, We Also Need Better Roads and Infrastructure


News Releases


Upcoming Events

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION

1) More Outreach Needed Before GPS Interference Events, FAA Told

2) Air Traffic Controller Praised for Efforts to Help Seattle Plane Thief

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) Bike Advocates Craft New Map of DC Region’s Cycling Trails to Promote Holistic Thinking

CAMERAS

4) Chicago Transit Authority Adds High Definition Cameras at Four Blue Line Stations

GPS / NAVIGATION

5) NASA Testing Hardware to Fend Off GPS Hackers

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

6) Enabling Smart Transportation in Today’s Interconnected World

MARITIME

7) How Open Data Could Save Our Oceans

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

8) Police Dash Camera Recordings Not Public Under State Law, New Jersey Supreme Court Rules

9) ‘Drive High, Get a DUI’: NHTSA Launches Drugged-Driving Awareness Campaign

10) US Drug Enforcement Administration Ordered to Disclose Part of Files for Two Arkansas Teens Found Dead on Railroad Tracks in 1987

SAFETY / SECURITY

11) Why Cyberattacks on Airports and Power Grids Could Be the New Reality

12) Fearing It Will Distract Drivers, MGM Told to Tone Down Springfield, Massachusetts Casino Sign

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

13) Trial of GPS Meters in Autorickshaws Begins in Chennai

TRANSIT

14) Angry New York City Subway Passengers Attack Conductor Following Announcement Train Would Be Running Express

15) SEPTA Wants You to Choose the Official Voice of Philadelphia Transit

VEHICLES

16) China Issues National Standards for Testing of Autonomous Vehicles


News Releases


Upcoming Events

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, August 13, 2018

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, August 13, 2018 - Cranford, New Jersey


Eberle Design Inc.’s New iCITE® Data Aggregator DA-400x™ Offers Real-Time Traffic & Arterial Data with Cabinet Monitoring

From the Intelligent Cabinet Interface to Traffic Equipment (iCITE®) suite of products, the new iCITE® Data Aggregator DA-400x™ accesses real-time intersection and arterial traffic data from any traffic cabinet, via high-speed internal or external communications devices, regardless of the traffic controller or central ITS system. In cooperation with any iCITE Ready® data analytics partner, the DA-400x™ can provide turning movement counts, amber/red actuations, arrivals on red, detector failures, preemption details, communications and power failures/alerts, split and interval timing data, and the Purdue Coordination Diagram, based upon high resolution data, all tailored to provide automated traffic signal performance measures via a Cloud-based user-friendly interface. For more information, contact EDI Sales Director John Shearer at jshearer@editraffic.com.


AVIATION

1) UK Researchers to Create Drone Experiment Corridor

2) Long Island, New York Towns, Police Use Drone Technology as Their Eyes in the Sky

CAMERAS

3) Baltimore Adding Dozens of Traffic Cameras Throughout City

FREIGHT

4) How Smart Cities Will Improve Trucking and the Supply Chain

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

5) Mayor: ‘Intelligent Traffic System’ to Launch in Dhaka, Bangladesh

MARITIME

6) Port of Antwerp Testing Autonomous Sounding Boat

OTHER

7) Is NUMTOT (New Urbanist Memes for Transit-Oriented Teens) Simply a Facebook Group? Or a Cultural Mirror?

8) Telemedicine Services: The Best Cure for Truckers’ On-the-Road Health Detours

SAFETY / SECURITY

9) Software Helps New Jersey Officials Understand What Causes Crashes

TRANSIT

10) MBTA Chairman Says Officials Must Be More Forthright About Public Safety Problems Emergency Garage Closure

11) New York City Transit’s First Accessibility Chief Talks Subway Challenges, Solutions

12) Display Boards at Bangalore Bus Stops Stalled by Ad-Revenue Loss Concerns

13) Port Authority of Allegheny County Tweets Inject a Little Humor Into Derailment Frustrations

14) Seth Rogen Voicers Take Toll on Some Transit Users

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

15) New Accident Management System Set to Roll Out in Dubai

VEHICLES

16) Streets of Candiac, Quebec Welcome Canada’s First Autonomous Electric Shuttle

17) Columbus Details Tech Needed for Its Connected Vehicle Project


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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© 2018 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016