Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, March 27, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

Eberle Design Inc.’s 2018KCLip Signal Monitor Eliminates Need for Diode Program Cards


The Eberle Design Inc. 2018KCLip Signal Monitor is configured with a removable data key memory device that contains all the monitor set-up information and completely eliminates the need for a diode program card, soldered jumpers and DIP switches. It provides 18 channels and is configured for operation with a 2070 Controller Unit. It provides all the features of the 2010ECL model as well as minimum flash capabilities for 2070 boot capability and enhanced clearance monitoring. The unit also includes support for Flashing Yellow Arrow (FYA) operation. To learn more about EDI’s 2018KCLip, contact EDI Sales Director Jon Muilenberg at jmuilenberg@editraffic.com.


AVIATION

1) How Two Teens in Leggings Became a PR Mess for United Airlines

2) Flybe Fined for Sending Emails
UK Information Commissioner’s Office news release

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) With an Average of 17 Traffic-Related Deaths Every Hour, Comic Writer Fights for Walkability and Safety in Delhi

4) Honolulu City Council Member Proposes Banning Use of Electronic Devices for Pedestrians

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

5) EU Transport Chief Calls for European Car Toll System
Welt am Sonntag article (in German)

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

6) Project Will Bring New Technology to New Hampshire’s Everett Turnpike
Tilson news release

7) MotionMap Wants to Make Transport Better, Faster and Easier in Cambridge, UK
MotionMap website

8) Mobility Rush 17

MARITIME

9) US, Russia Join Six Arctic States in Pact to Cooperate in Maritime Emergencies
US Coast Guard news release

OTHER

10) Alexa, Can You Tell Me About GSA’s Virtual Assistant Pilot?

11) Nova Scotia Bans Man’s Last Name from License Plate

PARKING

12) This Tech Firm is Disrupting the Way You Pay Traffic Tickets

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

13) Special Seat on Mexico City Metro Part of Campaign Against Sexual Harassment

RAILROADS

14) Tacoma Telegraph Operators Kept Trains On Track and On Time

ROADWAYS

15) Minnesota DOT’s ‘Message Monday’ Signs Grab Drivers’ Attention

TRANSIT

16) Etiquette Campaigns Seek to Educate Riders Not All Disabilities Are Visible

17) Red. Purple. Green: Why We Use Colors to Name Our Transit Lines

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

18) Oklahoma DOT Electronic Message Boards Keep Residents Informed

19) Atlanta Braves to Monitor Traffic from Inside Ballpark

VEHICLES

20) Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Back on the Road After Friday Crash in Tempe

21) Study: DC-Area Drivers Turned Off by Lane Departure Alerts

22) North Dakota State University Team Works to Create Cybersecurity Systems for Self-Driving Cars

News Releases

Upcoming Events

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, March 24, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Thousands at FAA Tech Center Unsettled by Trump Budget

2) Arab Airlines Using Trump’s Bans for Marketing

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) How the Smartphone Brought Young Chinese Back to Bicycles

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

4) New Digital Technology Puts London Transport at a Tipping Point, Says Think Tank
Institute for Public Policy Research news release

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

5) Video Meant to Highlight Similarities Between Deputies and Public During Traffic Stops

6) Highway Deaths Spur Awareness Campaign in Wyoming

RAILROADS

7) New Jersey Governor to Decide if Oil Train Information Will Be Made Public
New Jersey Assembly Bill 2463

ROADWAYS

8) Faulty Traffic Sensors Costing Beaumont, Texas Taxpayers

TRANSIT

9) Cloud-Based TouchPass Brings a Subscription Model to Transit Agencies for Fare Payments

Friday Bonus

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

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Unions Say Brussels Airport Has No Emergency Plan

2) Bahamas Signs Air Traffic Control Agreements with FAA

3) Amsterdam Airport Unveils Developers Portal

CAMERAS

4) Ban on Traffic-Enforcement Cameras Rejected by Iowa Senate

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

5) PLUS-Operated Highway Tolls in Malaysia Go Fully-Electronic April 26

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

6) ITS Rocky Mountain Chapter E-Update - March 2017

MARITIME

7) Rolls-Royce and MacGregor Explore Autonomous Containerships
Cargotec news release

OTHER

8) Anti-Trump Tweet Sent from US Transportation Secretary’s Account

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

9) Tennessee Lawmaker’s Bill Would Hide His Unpaid Speeding Tickets
Tennessee House Bill 0779

SAFETY / SECURITY

10) Democratic Senators Reintroduce Cybersecurity Bills for Cars, Planes
Senator Ed Markey news release

TELEMATICS

11) Microsoft Creates Patent License Program for Connected Vehicles
Microsoft news release

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

12) Iowa State Engineers Dive Into Big Data to Develop Better Systems to Manage Traffic Incidents

TRANSIT

13) Monterey-Salinas Transit Gets a New Smartphone App

14) Your Next New York City Bus Ride May Come with Wi-Fi and USB
New York MTA news release

15) Legal Issues Concerning Transit Agency Use of Electronic Customer Data

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

16) Atlanta Braves Working to Streamline SunTrust Park Traffic Plan

VEHICLES

17) NEC Using Artificial Intelligence to Prevent Bus Accidents in Singapore

News Releases

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    
Follow me on Twitter @TransportComm. Member: Society of Professional Journalists   
© 2017 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016