Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter


Monday, September 25, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

Join Eberle Design Inc. and Reno A&E at the ITS World Congress in Montreal

As a sponsor and exhibitor, Eberle Design Inc. and Reno A&E is excited to join thousands of leaders from the transport, automotive, telecommunications, and technology sectors at the ITS World Congress at the Palais de congrès in Montreal, October 29-November 2, 2017. Organized by ITS America, in conjunction with ITS Canada, and ITS Europe and ITS Asia-Pacific, the ITS World Congress will showcase and evaluate the latest innovative concepts, active prototypes, and live systems. In booth 1701, Eberle Design Inc. and Reno A&E will feature a variety of advanced traffic data aggregation, vehicle detection and intersection safety monitoring solutions that are advancing the future of ITS integration. Our team looks forward to meeting you in Montreal! Join us on Twitter at @EDItraffic and @RenoAEproducts and use the hashtag #ThisIsITS. For registration, exhibition, sponsorship and program information: http://bit.ly/2mJ1faZ.


AVIATION


1) With Lax Oversight, FAA Has Enabled Secrecy in the Skies
Boston Globe


2) Airservices Details Sydney Airport Software Glitch
Airservices statement


3) Weathering the Storm -- How the FAA Keeps Airspace on Track in a Crisis


CAMERAS


4) Smartphone Cameras Monitor Road Conditions


ELECTRONIC TOLLING


5) Rhode Island DOT: First Toll to Be Up by December, Truckers May Get Bills in January


FREIGHT


6) Ohio Company Developed Software, App to Help Transportation Companies Connect
Reach website


GPS / NAVIGATION


7) Passwords for 540,642 GPS Vehicle Tracking Devices Leaked Online


8) Super Accurate GPS Chips Coming to Smartphones in 2018
Broadcom news release


INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS


9) Optimizing and Enhancing Existing and New Urban Transport Systems


MARITIME


10) Advisory Committee Says Singapore Needs to Work with Maritime Clusters Abroad to Stay Ahead
MPA Singapore news release


OTHER


11) New York City Unveils Mobile App with Real-Time Updates on Transit Disruptions, Other Emergencies


12) Tesla Test-Drivers’ License Data Allegedly Shared Without Consent


13) Delhi Traffic Police and Gurugram Police Argue Over Cause of Jam on Twitter


14) How the Boingo CEO Gives You Free Wi-Fi and Makes Money


15) Re-Tweets Mentioning ‘White Supremacists’ Appear on North Carolina DOT Twitter, Then Vanish


RAILROADS


16) Optimizing Rail Traffic Management


SAFETY / SECURITY


17) New Apple iPhone Feature May Change How You Drive


TELEMATICS


18) New Autos Load Up on High-Tech Equipment from Infotainment Systems to Safety Signals


TRANSIT


19) Federal Judge Approves Audio Recording on Reno Buses
Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County statement


20) When the New York Subway Fails, Riders Scream Into the Twitter Abyss


21) On Board Program to Inform Public About Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada’s Future Transit Plan


22) Kenosha, Wisconsin Holds Transit Expo to Raise Awareness of Transportation Options


23) ‘Please Offer Me a Seat,’ the Buttons Say. New York Subway Riders Aren’t Listening


TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT


24) Annapolis, Maryland Using Drones to Help Solve Traffic Problem
City of Annapolis news release


25) Ada County (Idaho) Highway District Now Sending Mobile Alerts About Traffic Delays


26) Transport Malta Sets Up Emergency Contact Number to Ease Traffic During School Year


VEHICLES


27) Driverless Cars to Brew More Traffic Snarls, Aussie Survey Shows


28) Intelligent Vehicle Testing Area Planned in Jiading, China


29) Here’s Our Closest Look at the Tesla Model 3 Touchscreen Yet


30) Work Zone Reporting to Autonomous Vehicles


31) Connected Cars, Beyond the Paradigm


News Releases


Upcoming Events


September 24-30 - US Rail Safety Week
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© 2017 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016

Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

🍂  Friday, September 22, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey 🌷


AVIATION

1) Airports and Airlines Investing in Baggage Tracking Technology

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

2) After Deadly Summer, Spartanburg, South Carolina Cyclists Launch Safety Campaign

CAMERAS

3) Timeline: Red-Light Cameras in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois OK’d by IDOT After Campaign Donations Made

4) Peoria, Arizona Police Can Now Use Traffic Cameras as Crime-Fighting Tool

5) ‘Eyes in the Sky’ Now Routine for Disaster Assessment, Recovery

CARTOGRAPHY

6) Google Expands Crowdsourcing to Add Accessibility Info to Maps

MARITIME

7) US Navy Racing to Test, Field Unmanned Maritime Vehicles for Future Ships

OTHER

8) European Commission, Ministers, Industry Join Forces on Cooperative, Connected and Automated Mobility

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

9) New York DMV Launches Child Passenger Safety Video Series
NYS Department of Motor Vehicles news release

RAILROADS

10) Transpennine Route to Become UK’s First ‘Digital’ Railway
Department for Transport news release

ROADWAYS

11) Colorado DOT Crews to Install Monitoring Technology on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon
Colorado DOT news release

SAFETY / SECURITY

12) AAA Foundation for Safety: Truck Safety Technology Can Prevent 63,000 Crashes Annually

13) Crime-Fighting Robot Can Detect Weapons in a Crowd

14) Madison, Wisconsin Police Ending Long-Time Safety Program in Schools

SPACE

15) Muddling Through Space Traffic Management

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

16) Uber Loses License to Operate in London
Transport for London news release

17) Rural Cantua Creek, California to Get Ridesharing with a Tesla

TRANSIT

18) Montreal Transit Authority Refuses to Show Grand Ballets’ Poster on Transit Network
Les Grands Ballets news release

19) High School Student Reviews Every MBTA Bus Route

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

20) Inside Look at Louisiana DOTD’s Traffic Management Center

VEHICLES

21) Are We Putting Data at Risk for Smarter, Safer Cars?

22) How Will the Connected Car Change the Dynamic Between Automakers and Consumers?


News Releases


Friday Bonus


Upcoming Events

Happy first day of autumn/spring!
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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