Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Lion Air Crash Scenario Wasn’t Covered in Boeing 737 MAX Manual, Pilot Unions Say

2) Dallas Fort Worth Airport Improves Diversion Process with New Software

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) Electronic Signs Tell Bicyclists to Slow Down on UK Beach Promenade

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

4) University of Texas, Austin Use Video Analytics to Improve Traffic in City

5) Michigan’s Former Transportation Chief Has Some Advice for Wannabe Smart Cities

OTHER

6) Managing Air and Highway Congestion Around Atlanta’s ‘Gateway to the World’

ROADWAYS

7) Canada Border Services Agency Unveils Trilingual Signs

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

8) Waymo to Start First Driverless Car Service Next Month

TRANSIT

9) MBTA Launches Site for Weekend Rail Service Disruptions

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

10) New Technology Could Make Colorado Springs Traffic Flow Smoother

VEHICLES

11) Ohio State Helps Introduce Smart Shuttles to Columbus

12) How Southeast Michigan Municipalities Are Building the Road Infrastructure of the Future


News Releases


Upcoming Events

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, November 12, 2018 - Cranford, New Jersey

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

From the award-winning Intelligent Cabinet Interface to Traffic Equipment (iCITE®) suite of products, the 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 Eberle Design Inc. Sales Director, John Shearer, at jshearer@editraffic.com.


AVIATION

1) Russia Protests Journalist’s Interrogation at US Airport

2) Iceland’s Keflavik Airport to Expand Use of Passenger Flow Management System

3) FCC Takes Action on Outdated Aviation Radiobeacons

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

4) Lime and Spin to Share Detailed Use Data with Los Angeles DOT

5) Lehigh Valley Planning Commission Uses Interactive Map to Develop Walking and Biking Paths

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

6) Urban Mobility Lab in Pune to Develop Smart Mobility Solutions

PARKING

7) The Value of Analytics in Smart Parking

RAILROADS

8) Amtrak Video Goes Behind Scenes of 30th Street Station Restoration

SAFETY / SECURITY

9) Tired of TSA Lines? Airport Tech is the Wave of the Future

TELEMATICS

10) Volkswagen Now Lets Apple Users Unlock Their Car with Siri

TRANSIT

11) Scotland Spending £1 Million on Contactless Bus Ticketing

12) Newly-Elected Member of Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority Boasts App Expertise

13) Interview with US’s First Nationally-Certified Travel Trainer


News Releases


Upcoming Events

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

Friday, November 9, 2018

Friday, November 9, 2018

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, November 9, 2018 - Burlington, Vermont


AVIATION

1) New Technology Assisting Blind, Visually-Impaired Customers at San Diego Airport

2) FAA Has Taken Steps to Address ERAM Outages, but Some Vulnerabilities Remain

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) University of Washington Researchers Hope New Sensors Save Lives of Pedestrians and Bicyclists

4) London’s Santander Cycle Scheme to Accept Contactless Payments for First Time

CARTOGRAPHY

5) Talking, Tactile Interactive Map Deployed at Norwich, UK Bus Station

GPS / NAVIGATION

6) Finland, Norway Telling Pilots to Be Ready to Fly Without GPS; Some Think Russia is Up to Something

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

7) Idaho Transportation Department’s SNOW Team Looks to Share Safety Message with Young Drivers

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

8) Taxi App in Somalia Offers Safe Transport Option, Creates Jobs

TRANSIT

9) Real-Time Next Train Countdown Signs Coming to Vancouver SkyTrain Stations

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

10) Turning Autonomous Cars Into Robot Traffic Managers


News Releases


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