Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Wednesday, August 24, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 – Chicago, Illinois


AVIATION
1) Federal Court Rules Ban on Advocacy Ads at Philadelphia Airport Unconstitutional
Link to Philadelphia Inquirer article

2) London City Airport Jazzes Up Security Screening Process with Music
Link to Airport World article

3) FAA Publishes New Chart User’s Guide
Link to Flying article
4) Four Ways LED Displays Improve Passenger Experience and Increase Revenue at Airports
Link to Aviation Pros blog

CAMERAS
5) Secret Cameras Record Baltimore’s Every Move from Above
Link to Bloomberg article
CARTOGRAPHY
6) South Korea Delays Decision to Share Mapping Data with Google
Link to CNET article
OTHER
7) Dot: Physical Push Notifications, Now on Kickstarter
Link to Apple World Today article
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
8) San Diego Transit System Pledges to Post Audio of Board Meetings
Link to KPBS story
ROADWAYS
9) Drones Audition for Bridge Inspections
Link to GCN article
SAFETY / SECURITY
10) Active Shooter Training at National Transportation Conference
Link to KMSB-TV story
TRANSIT
11) Seattle Transit Riders Will Have Cell Service in Light Rail Tunnels
Link to KING-TV story
Link to news release
VEHICLES
12) Sensors, Other Devices Can Help Prevent Hot Car Deaths
Link to AP article
News Releases

Solicitation
- Entries Sought - Traffic Control Device Challenge - TRB Standing Committee on Traffic Control Devices and ATSSA


Upcoming Events
ITS World Congress – October 10-14 – Melbourne

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 – Birmingham, Pennsylvania


AVIATION
1) Laser-Based Air Data Systems Come of Age
Link to Aviation Week & Space Technology article
BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS
2) Increase in E-Assist Bikes in Brattleboro, Vermont Inspires State Initiative
Link to Brattleboro Reformer article
CAMERAS
3) New Israeli App Allows Volunteers to Target Traffic Violators
Link to Jerusalem Post article
4) Tennessee Attorney General: Contracts with Traffic Camera Vendors OK
Link to Knoxville News Sentinel article
Link to Tennessee AG Opinion
MARITIME
5) Indonesian Government to Provide Online System in Major Ports to Cut Costs
Link to Jakarta Post article
OTHER
6) Privacy Groups Warn Changes to California Driverless Vehicle Bill Could Ease Driver-Data Protections
Link to East Bay Times article
Link to Consumer Watchdog news release
7) Emerging Transportation Technology Will Connect Southern Nevada
Link to commentary in Las Vegas Sun
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
8) Open-Government Advocates Raise Concern About New DC Metro Oversight Board
Link to Washington Post article
Link to D.C. Open Government Coalition news release
9) Nashville Mayor to Lead Transit Triathlon for Master-Planning Process
Link to Tennessean article

RAILROADS
10) Surface Transportation Board Discontinues Annual Letter to Rail Industry Seeking End-of-Year Outlook
Link to Progressive Railroading article
11) Penn Station New York Departure Board to be Replaced with Digital Displays
Link to Gothamist article
ROADWAYS
12) 2015 Urban Congestion Trends: Communicating Improved Operations with Big Data
Link to FHWA publication
SAFETY / SECURITY
13) NHTSA: Ignore that Post About Banning Driver Cellphone Use
Link to AP article

14) FRA, AAR Warn Pokémon Go Maker About Gamers Near Railroads
Link to Progressive Railroading article
15) UK University Project Shows Wireless Sensors Could Improve Rail Crossing Safety
Link to ITS International article
TELEMATICS
16) Machine to Machine Telematics in the Container Supply Chain
Link to Maritime Executive article
TRANSIT
17) This Self-Driving Bus Could Radically Change Public Transportation
Link to Business Insider article
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
18) Miami-Dade County Opens New Traffic Signal Command Center
Link to Miami Herald article
19) How to Avoid Traffic Jams - On the Road and in IT Ops
Link to InsideBIGDATA article

VEHICLES
20) Automated Driving Conversation with Bryant Walker Smith
Link to ITE Talks Transportation podcast
21) Can Autonomous Cars Drive Profits for Automakers?
Link to Detroit Free Press article
22) Car Giants Look to Israel for Self-Driving Technology
Link to VentureBeat article
23) Telecommunication Technology for Connected Cars Evolving to LTE from 3G
Link to BusinessKorea article

24) Mobileye, Delphi Team to Create Automated Driving System
Link to Bloomberg article
News Releases
Solicitation
-  Nominations Sought – 40 Under 40 – Association for Commuter Transportation
Upcoming Events
IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation System – November 1-4 – Rio de Janeiro
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