Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, June 23, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Airplanes with Wi-Fi Can Help Pilots Avoid Turbulence

2) CBS Stations’ Local News Coming to Airports

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) Arizona State University Researcher Hopes Shade-Tracking Tool Will Help Pedestrians

CARTOGRAPHY

4) Surveyor General of India: Google Maps Not Fit for High-End Applications

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

5) Truck Owners Find E-Payment at Indian Tolls a Hurdle

6) New Jersey Lawmaker Pushes to End Surprise Rental Car E-ZPass Fees

FUNDING

7) EU Proposes Spending €2.7 Billion on Transport Projects, Including ITS, Air Traffic Management

GPS / NAVIGATION

8) Finding Dora: Behind the EU-Sponsored Door-to-Door Travel App

9) FAA SatNav News - Spring 2017

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

10) Ukrainian State Road Agency, Ukravtodor, to Start Implementing ITS on Roads Throughout Nation

MARITIME

11) Nigerian Ports Authority: ‘Navigational Safety, Security Vital to Ports Operations’

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

12) Ruling Reserved on Plea Against Media Coverage Ban at Pakistani Airports

ROADWAYS

13) Here’s How You Might See California Road Signs in a Whole New Way

SAFETY / SECURITY

14) White House: Overseas Airports Can Avoid Electronics Ban if They Beef Up Security

15) Kaggle Data Science Community Competing to Improve Airport Security with AI

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

16) Nissan-Renault Plan Driverless Ride-Hailing Service to Beat Off Startup Competition

TRANSIT

17) London (Ontario) Transit Commission to Consider New Safety App

18) Rider v Rider: How Transit Etiquette Campaigns Make You the Scapegoat

19) London’s Transport Gets a Rainbow Makeover for Pride

VEHICLES

20) BMW and Volkswagen Try to Beat Apple and Google at Their Own Game

21) Digital Radio Grows in Car Infotainment


News Release


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, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

TCN/Transportation Radio June Fundraiser


No, unlike your local public radio station you don’t get a coffee mug or umbrella if you contribute to the TCN and Transportation Radio, however, I can offer you something much more useful. For $100, you get an ad that runs atop the newsletter. You can also get a custom voiceover announcement for your business by hiring me to narrate whatever you may need. Of course, I still welcome old fashioned contributions. You can mail a check to the address at the bottom of the newsletter or you can donate electronically via PayPal. This year, I’m offering a new way to support the TCN. With Patreon you can give a recurring monthly donation of as little as $1. Thank you for your support!


BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

1) Facial Recognition Being Used in China to Shame Jaywalkers

2) San Francisco’s New Bike Racks Are Self-Aware

3) Long Beach, California Councilwoman Launches Initiative to Create Registry App to Track Stolen Bikes

4) Philadelphia Bicycling Magazine Experiencing Growing Pains

5) Activists Post Signs Encouraging New York City Cyclists to Ignore Red Lights

CAMERAS

6) WannaCry Malware Hits Traffic Cameras in Australia

CARTOGRAPHY

7) Bakersfield, California Unveils Interactive Map to Show Conditions of Roadways

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

8) Germany Debates Tracking Suspects by Car Tolls

GPS / NAVIGATION

9) New US Air Force Reports Confirm Near-Perfect Performance Record for Civil GPS Service

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

10) European ITS Congress 2017: Dialogue Key for Smart Cities and Ports

MARITIME

11) Study Calls for Digitization of Maritime Shipping Data

12) Interview with Norwegian Cruise Lines CEO Andy Stewart

OTHER

13) The Future(s) of Mobility: How Cities Can Benefit

14) Iowa Approves School Bus Mobile Data Devices

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

15) Minnesota Lawmakers Want More Info on Agencies, But They Won’t Pay for It

ROADWAYS

16) Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority Sticks with Old Names for Crossings

SAFETY / SECURITY

17) Pennsylvania Begins Issuing New Driver Licenses that Are Still Not REAL-ID-Compliant
PennDOT news release

18) Texas DOT Touts Safe Zones for Cellphones

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

19) College World Series Traffic Flow: Meet the Team Behind the Curtain in Omaha

20) Oregon DOT Prepares for Solar Eclipse

TRANSIT

21) Eleanor Holmes Norton to Business Leaders: Want to Save DC Metro? Pull Your Strings

22) Vienna Shows Local Solutions Can Improve Public Transport Accessibility for Blind and Visually Impaired

23) Using Data to Improve Traffic Incident Management

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

24) Indore Becomes First Indian City to Install a ‘Robocop’ to Direct Traffic

VEHICLES

25) Mcity to Launch Driverless Shuttle Service at University of Michigan

26) J.D. Power Study: Quality Up But Infotainment Problems Abound
J.D. Power news release


News Releases


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

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter


☀️ Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey ❄️

8th Summit on the Future of the Connected Vehicle and 1st innovation Day – September 19-20!

On September 19-20, 2017, the Connected Vehicle Trade Association, with Event Sponsor the Michigan Department of Transportation, will hold the 8th Summit on the Future of the Connected Vehicle (September 19th) and first Innovation Day and Marketplace (September 20th) at Marriott’s Eagle Crest Resort in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Keynotes by Kirk Steudle of MDOT and Ron Felice, IBM’s Chief Architect for Watson’s Internet of Things for Automotive.  Panels will include a 5 company Tier 1 discussion, a 5 company Cybersecurity panel, a Smart Communities panel, a Testing and Certification panel and a Finance panel with Incubator, 2nd and 3rd stage investors. Fellow thought leaders will include:  Communications, Hardware, Software, Services and Insurance Telematics. From market overviews and federal policy to big data and business models, you’ll hear the latest from the most highly regarded experts in the field.  Specific topics will include: markets, business models, apps and content, mobile integration, user interfaces, security issues, regulation, liability, IP and policy, data and analytics. Capacity is limited to 300 for exceptional networking. For more information visit http://www.connectedvehicle.org/events/      


AVIATION

1) Drone Industry Descends on Washington for Remote ID Talks

2) Airbus, Palantir Unveil Skywise IoT Data Platform for Aviation
Airbus news release

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) Bikesharing Data Could Be Used to Improve Urban Transport Planning and Cut Congestion, Leading Firms Tell Tech Conference

4) New Dutch Bike Lock Aims to Stop Cyclists from Using Their Phones While Riding
Veiligverkeer news release (in Dutch)

MARITIME

5) Remotely-Operated Tug Sails Copenhagen Harbor
Rolls-Royce news release

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

6) How the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Tried — And Failed — To Keep Rail Records Secret

TRANSIT

7) New York Subways to Feature Live Announcements Instead of Recordings

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

8) St. Augustine, Florida Uses Bluetooth to Track Traffic Flow

9) Indonesian Communications and Information Ministry Launches App for Annual Homecoming

VEHICLES

10) US House Panel to Explore 14 Driverless Car Bills Next Week
Energy and Commerce Committee news release
11) Autonomous Vehicles in Nevada Roll Forward with New Legislation
Nevada Assembly Bill #69

12) BMW: ‘Users Have Control Over the Data’

13) Real-Time Updates Critical in a Fully-Connected World

14) Driverless Car Demo a Highlight of Transportation Conference in Buffalo


News Releases


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