Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, April 24, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

Reno A&E’s iCITE® Data Aggregator DA-300™ Offers Real-Time Traffic & Arterial Data with Cabinet Monitoring


From the Intelligent Cabinet Interface to Traffic Equipment (iCITE®) suite of products, the iCITE® Data Aggregator DA-300™ accesses real-time intersection and arterial traffic data from any traffic cabinet, via high-speed internal or external communications devices, regardless of the traffic controller or central ITS system. These devices are also designed to endure temperature extremes and are well suited for solar powered applications. In cooperation with any iCITE Ready™ data analytics partner, the DA-300™ can provide turning movement counts, amber/red actuations, arrivals on red, detector failures, preemption details, communications and power failures/alerts, split and interval timing data, travel time and the Purdue Coordination Diagram, based upon Hi Resolution Data, all tailored to provide Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures via a Cloud-based user-friendly interface. Wi-Fi equipped and travel time ready. For more information, visit www.renoae.com or kindly contact Matt Zinn, Reno A&E Sales Manager, at mattz@renoae.com.


BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

1) Bumpy Start for Newly Launched Hong Kong Bike-Sharing App

2) This Magic Dutch Traffic Light Helps Bicyclists Avoid Stopping

FREIGHT

3) Trucking Groups Take Electronic Logging Device Fight Directly to USDOT Boss

4) More than Tracking Hours: Features Abound with Modern Electronic Logging Devices

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

5) ITS UK Group Launched to Channel Professional Thinking Into MaaS Market

6) Mobility Rush 19

OTHER

7) Inside the Volpe Center, USDOT’s Premier Center for Multimodal Safety, Efficiency and Innovation

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

8) Beijing to Stop Red-Light Runners by Making Children Dance in the Middle of Traffic

9) The Best Advice for Building Chatboxes? Don’t Force People to Use Chatboxes

SAFETY / SECURITY

10) Underwear with Metallic Ink Lets You Remind TSA of Your Fourth Amendment Rights

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

11) Uber Rejects Claims iPhone App Tracked Users After Being Deleted

TRANSIT

12) New South Wales Government Releases Sydney Public Transport Dataset
Transport for NSW news release

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

13) Texas A&M Transportation Institute Provides More Reliable Cross-Border Travel Time Estimates

VEHICLES

14) Driverless Cars Trial Set for UK Motorways in 2019

15) Delphi Is Building a Software Suite to Help Detroit Catch Tesla

News Releases

Upcoming Events

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, April 21, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Charlotte, North Carolina City Council to Vote on $1.4 Million Operation Center at Airport

2) Pilots Didn’t Know Telluride Airport Was Closed Before Crashing Into Snowplow, NTSB Report Shows

3) The Rise of the Digital Airport Experience

CAMERAS

4) Traffic Cameras in Palm Beach County, Florida Don’t Record

CARTOGRAPHY

5) Apple Maps Hints at Transit Directions Expanding in US, Australia, Canada and Europe

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

6) Latest Edition of Smart Highways

PARKING

7) New Beta Version of Google Maps Adds New Details About Parking

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

8) Twin Cities Traffic Reporter Speaks Out Against Texting and Driving Following Her Crash as a Teen

RAILROADS

9) Amtrak’s CIO Is on Technology Fast Track

ROADWAYS

10) Traffic Signal Preemption at Intersections Near Highway-Rail Grade Crossings

SAFETY / SECURITY

11) TSA Releases Video About How It Screens Transgender People at Airports

12) Using Technology to Make the Vision of Zero Traffic Fatalities a Reality

13) After Stampede at New York’s Penn Station, Amtrak Police Say Radio Communication is a Problem

14) Robotic Kiosk Can Help Detect Travelers with Hostile Intentions

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

15) Rethinking Traffic Theory in the Age of Uber

VEHICLES

16) Mercedes-Benz Connecting Amazon Echo and Google Home to All Its New Cars

News Releases

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, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - Hillside, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) FAA Tech Center Takes Lead on NextGen Research

2) Virgin Australia Introduces IFE Interface for Vision Impaired

3) Aviation Data Is Already Big Data

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

4) Hong Kong Bikesharing Service Offering Rental Anywhere Through Mobile App

CARTOGRAPHY

5) Atlanta Responds to Bridge Collapse with Real-Time Traffic Map

GPS / NAVIGATION

6) The Road to Indoor Navigation Apps
National Institute of Standards and Technology news release

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

7) Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation Reduces Accidents with Training, ITS

ROADWAYS

8) Legislative Fix to Texas’ Billboard Ban is Racing Against End-of-Session Deadline

SAFETY / SECURITY

9) Work-Zone Warnings Could Soon Be Delivered to Your Smartphone

10) Hitachi Built AI Security System That Follows You Through a Crowd
Hitachi news release

SPACE

11) ULA Atlas V Final Launch for ‘Golden Voice’ of NASA, George Diller

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

12) Bristol, Tennessee’s Race Traffic Plan Has Evolved Over the Years

13) Traffic Plan Revealed for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

14) Transportation ‘Key’ as Minneapolis Prepares for Super Bowl LII

TRANSIT

15) Central Ohio Transit Authority Looks to Transit App to Ease Transition to New Bus Network

VEHICLES

16) Sacramento Leaders Offer City Streets as Testing Ground for Driverless Cars

17) Portland, Oregon Mayor Seeks to Share Self-Driving Tech to Suit Needs of City, Residents
Mayor Ted Wheeler news release

18) Study: Consumers Wary of Self-Driving Cars
J.D. Power news release

19) Maricopa County, Arizona Among Earliest to Test Connected Car Technology

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