Monday, July 15, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, July 15, 2019 - Hoonah, Alaska


ELECTRONIC TOLLING

1) Waze Will Now Tell You Exactly How Much That Toll Road Will Cost

GPS / NAVIGATION

2) Galileo Goes Down

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT

3) How The Colorado State Patrol Goes Viral (And Maybe Teaches People How To Drive)

RAILROADS

4) GPS To Be Added To All Indian Railways Locomotives By End FY2020, CCTV At Major Junctions

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

5) Delhi Government Orders Signage For 511 New Autorickshaw Stands, Added To Google Maps

TRANSIT

6) New South Wales Using Amazon Web Services To Predict Public Transport Delays

7) India’s KSRTC Shows Way In Open Data Policy; Shortlists Four App Developers For Providing Real-Time Transit Data


Upcoming Events

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, July 12, 2019 - Vancouver, British Columbia


AVIATION

1) Nevada Congresswoman Wants Translations For TSA Signs At US Airports

CAMERAS

2) San Mateo, California Shutters Its Red-Light Traffic Camera System

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT

3) Strategic Communications Toolkit To Improve Support For Transit-Priority Projects

RAILROADS

4) Engineer Flees To China After Stealing Source Code Of US Train Firm

5) MBTA To Begin Next Phase Of Needham Line’s PTC Work

6) Railroads Explore Blockchain’s Potential

SAFETY / SECURITY

7) US Coast Guard Cyber Chief: Call Out Bad Hygiene To Protect Ports From Devastating Cyber Attack

8) Connecting Lyft Or Uber With Public Transit Could Bring Data Risks

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

9) Taxi Drivers In Bogota, Colombia Strike Over App-Based Transport

TELEMATICS

10) The Quest For Real-Time In-Transit Visibility For Cargo

TRANSIT

11) Capital Metro Pushing Transit Security, Harassment Awareness

12) Via Partners With BusBot To Launch Autonomous Bus Trial In New South Wales

13) Hong Kong’s Octopus Transit Card To Support Apple Pay Later This Year

14) Interview With Steve Butcher, Executive General Manager, John Holland

VEHICLES

15) Interest In AV Test Site Holds Strong In Cumberland, Maryland


News Releases


Friday Bonus

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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

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - Richmond, British Columbia


AVIATION

1) Southwest Updates Safety Information Cards To Avoid Boeing 737 Max Confusion

2) Short Staffing At Air Traffic Control Blamed For Planes Getting Too Close At Montreal Airport

3) Monitoring Of Dubai Airports Operations Gets More High-Tech

4) European Carriers Renew Call To Speed Up Airspace Modernization

5) US Lawmakers Express Frustration With Drone Remote ID Delay

CAMERAS

6) Next Generation Speed Cameras Spring Into Action in Finland

7) Legality Of License Plate Reading Cameras On Cape Cod Bridges Before Supreme Judicial Court

CARTOGRAPHY

8) SEPTA Gets Bold With New Transit Map

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

9) Florida Won’t Renew SunPass Contract With Troubled Contractor, Transportation Secretary Says

10) South African Highway Agency, ETC Company Want To Monetize Road-User Data

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

11) Bots Tweeting About Toronto’s Sidewalk Labs Project Raise Disinformation Red Flags

12) Fiji Roads Authority Working On Intelligent Transportation Systems

13) Wilmington, Delaware Takes A Major Step In Smart City Infrastructure

14) Smart Transportation Dispatch - July 11, 2019

MARITIME

15) UK’s First Maritime Innovation Hub Opens

16) Navigating The Maritime Industry With IoT And AI

PRIVACY

17) ACLU Sues Massachusetts DOT For Details On Its Driver's License Database And Face Surveillance Uses

18) Trump Officials Defend Use Of Facial Recognition Amid Backlash

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT

19) Group Aims To Keep Cape Cod Canal Bridges In Spotlight

ROADWAYS

20) Lakeland, Florida’s New ‘Intelligent Rail Bypass System” Relieves Congestion

SAFETY / SECURITY

21) North Carolina Police Departments Using Tech, Social Media To Catch Bad Drivers

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

22) Massachusetts Governor’s Bill Aims To Collect More Data From Ride-Hailing Companies

23) Lyft Self-Driving Cars From Aptiv Offer Tactile Maps, Diagrams For Blind Riders

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

24) TxDOT ‘Prepared’ For More Traffic As Louisiana Residents, Texas Travelers Flee Barry

TRANSIT

25) New South Wales Looks To Biometric Payments And Netflix-Like Public Transport Subscriptions

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

26) Boise, Idaho TV Station First In Market To Have A Dedicated Traffic Reporter

VEHICLES

27) Ohio Driverless Vehicle Test-Track, Touted As Industry’s Biggest, Now Open

28) USDOT Wants To Preserve Spectrum For Connected Vehicle Apps

29) One State’s Plans To Expand Connected Vehicle Technology

30) BMW Partners With China Unicom On 5G Driverless Cars


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