Friday, May 14, 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021

Transportation Communications Newsletter


Friday, May 14, 2021 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION


1) Gogo Business Aviation Progresses With 5G ATG; Eyes Hybrid ATG/LEO

Runway Girl Network


2) AOPA, Industry Partners Continue Campaign For Airport Transparency

AOPA commentary


CAMERAS


3) Washington State Supreme Court Considers Challenge To Speed Cameras In Spokane School Zone

Spokesman-Review


4) Speed Cameras Back In Cyprus After 14 Years

Financial Mirror


5) Consideration Given To Putting First Speed Cameras In Rutland County, UK

Rutland & Stamford Mercury


MOBILITY


6) Interview With The Man Behind The Platform That Helps Share Mobility

Traffic Technology Today


SAFETY / SECURITY


7) Iowa DOT Working To Prevent Wrong-Way Driving

KCRG-TV


8) Ford Study Finds Wearing Headphones While Driving Impacts Spatial Awareness

CNET


9) Louisiana Bill Aims To Make All Cell Phone Use While Driving ‘Hands Free’

WGNO-TV


TELEMATICS


10) Italian Authorities Fine Google $120 Million For An Android Auto Issue That’s Already Solved

The Verge


TRANSIT


11) Hey Alexa, What Time Does My NJ Transit Train Leave?

NJ.com



News Releases

1) Lyft, Central Ohio Transit Authority Partner To Add Trip Options In-App For Columbus Customers

2) ITS (UK) Helps Build Relationships In The Baltic Region



Friday Bonus

I’ve heard of hacking message signs before. In fact, it’s pretty common. But this is the first I’ve heard of an audio message being hacked.



Upcoming Events

UITP Webinar: Integrated Mobility Solutions: How to Unify Your Fixed Routes, On-Demand, Community Transport, and More - May 26


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Thursday, May 13, 2021

Thursday, May 13, 2021

 Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - Cranford, New Jersey



CAMERAS


1) Amid Rising Road Deaths, DC Mayor Pledges $10 Million For More Speed Cameras, Street Improvements

DCist


2) East Providence, Rhode Island To Install Red-Light And School Zone Cameras Throughout City

East Providence Patch


FREIGHT


3) Increased Outreach, Signage, Public Notices Helping Divert Truck Traffic From Downtown Presque Isle, Maine

The County


4) ParcelLab Raises $112 Million To Improve Final-Mile Communication

Modern Shipper


INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS


5) Nashville Upgrading Traffic Technology On Charlotte Avenue

WSMV-TV


6) University Of Texas At San Antonio Researchers Are Helping City Mitigate Traffic, Make Roads Safer

Business Insider


MARITIME


7) Why 2021 Could Be A Boon Year For Maritime Connectivity

Via Satellite commentary


OTHER


8) How Digital Integration Has Transformed Kenya’s Transport Sector

The World Bank


9) GasBuddy Experiences Problems Due To High Usage

WXIA-TV


SAFETY / SECURITY


10) Easing Pre-Flight Screening, TSA Makes Changes

KOLO-TV


TAXIS / RIDESHARING


11) Cryptocurrencies To Be Accepted For Taxis In Scandinavia, UK

ITS International


TRANSIT


12) San Francisco Muni To Debut Wi-Fi Service in Stations, Tunnels As Stations Reopen

KNTV-TV


13) Louisiana’s Monroe Transit Has A New Payment App Coming Soon

KNOE-TV


VEHICLES


14) Top Democrat: FCC Actions Are A ‘Potential Setback’ To Autonomous Vehicles

The Hill


15) Ford To Produce 30 Million OTA-Capable Vehicles By 2028, Partners With Amazon On In-Vehicle Alexa Capabilities 

ZDNet



News Releases

1) Pay-By-Plate Coming To San Francisco Parking Meters

2) Minnesota DOT Hosting ‘Let’s Talk Transportation!’ Virtual Events Featuring Trivia, Conversation

3) Michigan DOT PSA Encourages COVID-19 Vaccination

4) UK Government Backs World-First Program To Build Air Architecture For Air Taxis, Delivery Drones

5) Operation Lifesavers Awards $200,000 For Crossing Safety Public Awareness Campaigns In 11 States



Upcoming Events

Global Vision Zero Fleet Forum - May 19


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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

 Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - Cranford, New Jersey



ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION


1) Elevators In Some Chinese Buildings Use Smart Devices To Detect Electric Bicycles

Global Times


AVIATION


2) FAA Use Of ADS-B Against Pilots Is GA’s Next Big Problem

Plane & Pilot


ELECTRONIC TOLLING


3) Pennsylvania Turnpike Gouging E-ZPass Users For Millions Of Dollars In Unjustified Fees, Driver Claims In Lawsuit

Patriot-News


INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS


4) What Will Israel’s Smart Roads Of 2030 Look Like?

Jerusalem Post


5) ERTICO Newsletter - May 12, 2021

ERTICO-ITS Europe


OTHER


6) Training Will Be Improved By Moving Online

Highways News


PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT


7) State DOT Panel Stresses Funding, Storytelling As Key Infrastructure Issues

AASHTO Journal


ROADWAYS


8) UK AA Warns Clean Air Zone Signage Could Lead To Crashes

BirminghamLive


SAFETY / SECURITY


9) New AI App Trialed By Highways England on A14 Scheme Identifies ‘High Risk’ Days

Highways News


10) Dashcam Data Zeroes In On Highway Work Zones And More

Government Technology


TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT


11) US Energy Labs Build Digital Twin For Modeling Traffic Congestion Relief, Energy Savings

GCN


VEHICLES


12) Las Vegas Plans Autonomous Vehicle Deployment In Medical District

Traffic Technology Today


13) Autonomous Truck Maker TuSimple Says It Has Nearly 7,000 Driverless Truck Orders

Overdrive



News Releases

1) Monterey-Salinas Transit Becomes First In California To Offer Riders Ability To Tap To Pay With Visa

2) Tactile Mobility Launches First Nationwide Tactile Data Gathering Project In Israel

3) SEPTA Launches Estimated Seat Availability Dashboard

4) EV Charging Station Signs To Appear Soon Along Illinois Interstates

5) Q-Free Releases Kinetic CV Connected Data Solution



Upcoming Events

2021 Transportation Summit: Revisiting the Urban Interstate: Freeway to the Future, or Road to Ruin? - May 18


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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Transportation Communications Newsletter


 Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION


1) Munich Airport - First Airport In Europe With Integrated PayPal QR Code

FTNnews.com


CAMERAS


2) New British Columbia Traffic Cameras Will Help Investigate Crashes, Says RCMP

Driving


3) So Far, Speed Cameras On Philadelphia’s Roosevelt Boulevard Are Slowing Drivers Down

Philadelphia Inquirer


FREIGHT


4) How Tech Is Driving New Levels Of Fleet Driver Efficiency And Safety

FleetNews advertorial


MARITIME


5) Radar For Alaska’s Prince William Sound Being Repaired, Entire System Replacement Planned

The Observer


MOBILITY


6) Continental, Iteris Collaborate On Mobility Tech For Smart Cities

DBusiness


OTHER


7) New North Carolina DOT App Aims To Shame Litterers Into Keeping Their Trash To Themselves

WCNC-TV


PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT


8) Canada Regulator Says Trans Mountain Pipeline Can Shield Insurer Names

Engineering News-Record


SAFETY / SECURITY


9) Work Zones Need Detailed Research, Planning And Technology To Be Made Safe

TRB


TELEMATICS


10) Where Telematics And Consumer Behavior Fit Into The Virtual Claims Equation

Digital Insurance


TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT


11) Tweets Fuel Super Accurate Morning Traffic Prediction

Futurity



News Releases

1) Georgia 511 Day, 5/11, Highlights Services Offered By GDOT

2) UK Geospatial Commission Announces Second Phase Of Transport Location Data Innovation Competition

3) Garmin Makes PrePass Weigh Station Notifications Available On d─ôzl Navigation Units



Upcoming Events

Webinar: The Future of Mobility - May 12


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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. Follow me on Twitter @TransportComm.  

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Monday, May 10, 2021

Monday, May 10, 2021

 Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, May 10, 2021 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION


1) Miami Int'l Airport Using Tech Aimed At Stopping Drones From Coming Near Flights

WTVJ-TV


2) Transport Canada Issues Safety Alert For Honeywell Avionics Transponder

Skies Magazine


CAMERAS


3) Ford Patents Terrible Billboard Scanning Tech, Shows In-Car Ads

Motor1.com commentary


GPS / NAVIGATION


4) GAO Looks At Challenges US Defense Department Faces In Developing GPS Alternative

US Government Accountability Office


OTHER


5) California DMV To Eliminate 25 Language Options From Drivers License Test, Memo Says

Sacramento Bee


PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT


6) White House Embraces Zoom To Target Local Audiences

Axios


ROADWAYS


7) Iconic End Of The Dempster Highway Sign Will Remain Standing In Inuvik

Inuvik Drum


8) QEW Motorists Will Get Warning When Burlington Canal Lift Bridge Is Up

Bay Observer


9) ‘Confusion Corner’ Sign Fails Miserably As A Directional Aid, But It’s Loved By Winnipeggers

Winnipeg Free Press commentary


TRANSIT


10) Oklahoma’s JAMM Transit Unveils Digital Upgrades

KTEN-TV


11) TransLoc Using Big Data To Create More Efficient Public Transit System

Freethink


TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT


12) How IoT, AI, Blockchain And AR Are Revolutionizing Traffic Management

BBN Times


VEHICLES


13) Liability Questions Loom Over Autonomous Vehicles

Government Technology


14) Finnish Study Reveals Trust And Safety Among Top Priorities For Self-Driving Cars

Intelligent Transport



News Releases

1) New Mexico DOT Revives ‘Toss No Mas’ Litter Campaign



Upcoming Events

Rail Summit: IT Advancements to Meet Organizational Strategy - May 26


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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. Follow me on Twitter @TransportComm.  

© 2021 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016