Monday, October 14, 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, October 14, 2019 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION

1) Text Passengers In Case Of Delays, Indian Aviation Watchdog Tells Airlines

2) Here’s Why Qantas Is Removing Frequent Flyer Numbers From Boarding Passes

3) Planes, Gates And Bags: How Hackers Can Hijack Your Local Airport

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

4) First Traffic Lights In Croatia Warning Pedestrians On Mobile Phones

5) Portland, Oregon Tests Blue Lights To Let Bicyclists Know They’re Detected At Traffic Signals

CARTOGRAPHY

6) Apple’s Maps Revamp Creeps Into Midwest US

ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

7) Google Tool That Maps City Emissions To Launch In Europe

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

8) Trinidad And Tobago To Expand ITS, Add Speed Cameras

9) Smart Cities: Hull, UK Runs On Its Own Operating System

OTHER

10) Taiwan Lawmaker Seeks Limits On Number Of Traffic Violations Public Can Report Per Day

PARKING

11) Smart Parking Will Bring Order To Traffic Chaos

PRIVACY

12) US Census Bureau Seeks Drivers’ License Records

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT

13) A Look Inside The MTA’s Social Media Operations

RAILROADS

14) Tunnel Radio Says Its Technology Could Fill Gaps Of Positive Train Control

15) At Amtrak, Business-IT Co-Creation Engineers Customer Experience Success

ROADWAYS

16) Minnesota DOT Pilots Technology To Catch Carpool Lane Cheaters

SAFETY / SECURITY

17) US House Bill Seeks To Protect Roadside First Responders

18) Protecting Smart Machines From Smart Attacks

19) Lakeland Seeks Florida DOT Approval For Pilot Testing Extended All-Red Phase When Red-Light Runner Is Predicted

TELEMATICS

20) FordPass Connect Goes Fee-Free For Life

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

21) Leveraging Big Data to Improve Traffic Incident Management

TRANSIT

22) DC Metro Riders Encouraged To Use Phones To Report Safety Concerns

23) Google Pay Will Soon Work With Major Public Transit Cards

24) What New Tech, Services Are Transit Agencies Implementing

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

25) Lagos Traffic Radio Introduces Events Traffic Diary

VEHICLES

26) Waymo, Renault To Explore Autonomous Mobility Route In Paris Region


News Releases


Upcoming Events

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 11, 2019 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION

1) Meet The Faces Behind Tampa International Airport’s Witty Social Media Posts

CARTOGRAPHY

2) Google Maps Now Offers Super-Detailed Spoken Directions For Pedestrians

GPS / NAVIGATION

3) Why Waze Doesn’t Share Traffic Data With Google Maps

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT

4) Virginia DOT Using Overhead Highway Signs To Reach Drivers In New Ways

RAILROADS

5) Rail Deaths Demand An Urgent Conversation On Suicide Prevention, Metra Officials Say

6) Wisconsin Public Radio Debuts Podcast On Failed Plans To Bring High-Speed Rail To State

SAFETY / SECURITY

7) DHS Buys Sensor Tech to Measure Wait Times and Traveler Flow at Airports

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

8) How Ride-Hailing Is Transforming School Transportation

TRANSIT

9) Park Ridge, Illinois City Council Poised To OK Electronic Arrival-Time Signs At Bus Stops

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

10) What’s Driving You Crazy? - Overhead Traffic Signs That All Say The Same Thing

VEHICLES

11) Survey Shows What Consumers Around The World Think About Autonomous Vehicles


News Releases


Friday Bonus


Job Postings


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    
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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION

1) New Tech Promises To Stop Drones From Overflying Stadiums -- And Find The People Flying Them

2) NASA And Uber Run Unmanned Air Traffic Management Tests

3) Airports And Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Volume 1: Managing And Engaging Stakeholders On UAS In The Vicinity Of Airports

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

4) New York Lt. Governor: Agreement Near On Charging Canadians For Cashless Tolls On Thruway

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

5) Smart Transportation Dispatch - October 10, 2019

MARITIME

6) COSCO Dalian’s Ships Shut Off Tracers After US Sanctions Announced

7) Russia Plans New Icebreakers, Ports, Satellites For Northern Sea Route

8) New Buoys Now Streaming Weather Conditions From Port Valdez, Alaska

MOBILITY

9) Missouri University Student With Disabilities Spreads Awareness About Traffic Concerns

OTHER

10) Captions Now May Be Added To Queensland License Plates

11) Holoride Opens Its In-Car VR Experience To The Public

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT

12) Portland, Oregon Bureau Of Transportation Will Offer Class On How Public Can Impact Transportation Policy

SAFETY / SECURITY

13) NHTSA Seeks Drivers’ Input On Cameras Replacing Mirrors

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

14) Waze Thinks It Can Get Americans Carpooling Again

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

15) Georgia DOT Tackles Truck Accidents On Metro Atlanta Highways

16) Israeli Startup Waycare Cuts Crashes, Eyes Expansion

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

17) Livingston County, New York Launches Trip Planning Website

VEHICLES

18) Waymo Tells Riders ‘Completely Driverless’ Vehicles Are On The Way


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    
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© 2019 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - Cranford, New Jersey


ITS Texas 2019 Annual Meeting in Irving, Texas in the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Area

ITS Texas is pleased to announce that the ITS Texas 2019 Annual Meeting will be on November 13-15, 2019 at the Omni Mandalay Hotel in Irving. Early registration is available until 5:00 pm on October 11 at only $295 for ITS Texas members, $390 for nonmembers and $25 for full time students. For additional information or to register, please click here, and click here to reserve a room.

Safety Training is on Wednesday, November 13. “Improving Highway Safety with ITS,” presented by ITS America at $80. Top Golf is on Wednesday evening, November 13, 2019 ($100 includes golf, fajita dinner and 2 drink tickets.)  

Technical sessions include Arterial Traffic Management Systems, Performance Measurement, ITS Data and Research, ITS Technology Toolbox. ITS on the Road to Zero, Connected and Automated Vehicles Parts 1 and 2, Incident Management and Special Events, Professional Practice/Ethics and TSMO. We look forward to seeing you!


INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

1) ‘Intelligent Transportation System’ Coming To Loudoun County, Virginia

2) ERTICO Newsletter - October 9, 2019

3) Support Study For The Ex-Post Evaluation Of The ITS Directive 2010/40/EU

MOBILITY

4) How Can Companies And Cities Improve Urban Mobility And Ensure User Privacy?

5) ‘Walled Gardens’ Vs. Open Mobility: The Battle Begins

OTHER

6) US Customs Agent Questions Journalist About 'Propaganda'

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT

7) New Palo Alto, California Transportation Chief Looks To Raise Resident Engagement

8) San Diegans Can ‘Spend’ Money On New MTS Projects Using Online Survey

RAILROADS

9) Experts: Ohio Needs To Reuse Railroad Crossing Equipment To Improve Safety

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

10) New App To Cut Time In Processing Dubai Accident Reports

TRANSIT

11) New App Helps Bus Transportation In Orangeburg, South Carolina

VEHICLES

12) What Will Driving Look Like In 10 Year? A Technological Wonderland


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.  
© 2019 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016