Friday, February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, February 17, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


CAMERAS

1) Red-Light Camera Bill Advances in Hawaii Senate
Hawaii Senate Bill 221

CARTOGRAPHY

2) NYU Professors Build AI to Help Autonomous Vehicles Locate Themselves on Digital Maps

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

3) New Overhead Signs on Texas SH 71 Toll Lane Are Confusing, Drivers Report

4) Electronic Tolling Begins Monday on Bayonne Bridge
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey news release

5) Cashless Tolls Are Back on the Table in Upstate New York

GPS / NAVIGATION

6) Europe’s TREASURE Will Be the King of All GPSs

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

7) Tennessee Transit Academy Trains Citizen-Advocates
Additional information from Transit Alliance of Middle Tennessee

RAILROADS

8) Railroad Suppliers Enhance CBTC Systems to Function in a More Complex Rail Environment

SAFETY / SECURITY

9) Police Officers at Orlando International Airport Report Radio ‘Dead Spots’ in Facility

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

10) Uber’s Public Q&A with Drivers Was a Disaster

TELEMATICS

11) Radio Broadcasters Hear About Future of Traffic Reporting and In-Vehicle Infotainment Systems

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

12) ‘Transportation Task Force’ Formed for New Atlanta Braves Stadium

VEHICLES

13) Japan Looks to Self-Driving Cars to Bolster Transport Access

News Releases

Friday Bonus

Upcoming Events

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

Truck Specialized Parking Services, Inc. (TSPS), a leader in delivering specialized truck parking systems and services to the commercial freight industry and to government transportation agencies, is expanding and has openings for experienced project managers to participate in its growth. These professionals support delivery and execution of our key projects, while establishing, maintaining and growing client relationships. Candidates should have 3+ years of project management experience, with working knowledge of the trucking industry and/or state DOT requirements, and strong interpersonal skills. Experience with ITS is a plus. Assignments will require travel.


TSPS has been recognized with the Frost & Sullivan 2016 North American Commercial Vehicle Smart Parking Services Customer Value Leadership Award. Join us as we continue to deliver the highest value in the industry. Send resumes to Jgodwin@tsps.io.


AVIATION

1) Microsoft Open-Sources Its Drone Simulator

2) Three Top Trends in Digital Signage at Airports in 2017

3) Technology in New Airport Terminal Projects

4) The Promise of Chatbots in Airline Travel Experiences

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

5) Smart Commuter Bike with Built In Lights and GPS Computer, Ready for European Release

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

6) No Plans to Extend Cashless Toll System to Upstate New York

GPS / NAVIGATION

7) Pakistan’s First Voice-Based Navigation System to be Developed

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

8) Cooperation Across the EU Using ‘Intelligent Transport’ Can Cut CO2, Says IRU
International Road Transport Union news release

MARITIME

9) Survey: Just 12% of Maritime Leaders Say They Are Utilizing Big Data

PARKING

10) What Does the Future of Parking Look Like?

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

11) US House Bill Would Require Greater Transparency for Train Safety Audits
Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. news release

12) Group: Improved Communication Can Aid with Drilling Traffic

RAILROADS

13) BNSF Railway Asks Congress to Pay for Safety Technology in Passenger Trains

14) Alarmed by Fatalities, Metra Leaders Vow to Reverse Trend

SAFETY / SECURITY

15) Raleigh, North Carolina Uses ‘T’ Head Traffic Signals to Reduce Accidents

16) Texas DOT Computer System Hacked

TELEMATICS

17) IBM and Visa Want You to Pay from Your Car

18) Maintenance Goes High-Tech with Smartphone App

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

19) Using Data to Improve Traffic Incident Management

20) The Responder - February 2017

TRANSIT

21) Transit Windsor Rolls Out Intelligent Transportation System
City of Windsor news release

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

22) Massive High-Tech Freeway Signs on the Way as Part of Nevada’s Project Neon
Project Neon website

23) High Court Blames Many of Delhi’s Traffic Problems on Lack of Coordination Among Agencies

VEHICLES

24) Radioplayer Car Brings Voice Control, Streaming and Intelligent Signal Switching
Radioplayer website

News Releases

Job Postings

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

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter


Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

CBS Radio is seeking Operations Managers, Reporters and  Editors for our new Traffic Reporting initiative. New FT & PT positions are now available in many of our top markets across the  nation. This a great opportunity to get in on the ground floor and  help build something new. If interested, apply at CBSRadio.com/Careers and search Traffic. CBS Radio is an  equal opportunity employer.


BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS


1) Bodegraven-Reeuwijk, The Netherlands Launches Traffic Light for Zombie Smartphone Users
HIG news release (in Dutch)


ELECTRONIC TOLLING


2) Massachusetts Legislator Says All-Electronic Tolling Privacy Bill Poses ‘Grave Danger to Public Safety’ as Written


MARITIME


3) DARPA Discovers ‘GPS-Like’ Undersea Drone Connectivity


OTHER


4) Profile: Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities - Interview with Commissioner Marc Luiken


RAILROADS


5) National Railways of Zimbabwe’s Centralized Train Control System Has ‘Collapsed’


6) Canadian Pacific Campaign Calls for More Locomotive Video, Voice Recorders


ROADWAYS


7) Cost of New York Tourism Signs at Center of Federal-State Spat: $8.1 Million


TELEMATICS


8) You Can Now Pay for Gas from Inside Your Jaguar


9) HERE Brings the Network Effect
Strategy Analytics blog


TRANSIT


10) Here’s What Transport for London Learned from Tracking Your Phone


11) ATRA Pulse - February 2017


VEHICLES


12) US House Gets Serious About Driverless Cars


13) US Department of Energy Gives Southwest Research Institute Nearly $3 Million for ‘Connected’ 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    
Follow me on Twitter @TransportComm.  
© 2017 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016