Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter


Friday, October 20, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION


1) Irish Airports Used Social Media to Keep 2.4 Million People Updated About Ophelia


2) Research Looks at Critical Communication Issues Involving Aircraft Incidents


3) Dublin and Copenhagen Airports Have Twitter Banter About World Cup Playoffs


BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS


4) Portland, Oregon Now Has Manual for Creating Safer Work Zones


CAMERAS


5) Traffic Enforcement Cameras Not Happening Anytime Soon in Cyprus


6) The Case for Speed Cameras on South Africa’s Deadly Roads


FREIGHT


7) FMCSA to Allow Drivers Using Phone-Based ELDs to Change Duty Status Away from Vehicle


INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS


8) Connected Cities Drive Ohio Transportation Forward


MARITIME


9) Queensland to Introduce Mandatory GPS Trackers for Commercial Fishing Boats to Track Sustainable Catch


10) Why the US Coast Guard Treats Cybersecurity Like Hazardous Cargo


11) World’s Largest Civilian Ship Simulation Net-Work: Sea Traffic Management Becomes Reality


OTHER


12) RASTA App Making Way for Digitized Traffic Solutions in Lahore


ROADWAYS


13) Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Closes for 10 Days, Starting Tonight


SAFETY / SECURITY


14) New App Aims to Improve Traffic Stop Safety by Going Virtual


TELEMATICS


15) Samsung and Omnitracs Launch Fleet Tracking Solution in Big IoT Transportation Push
Omnitracs news release


TRANSIT


16) New York MTA to Release New App with Subway, Bus Schedules Early Next Year, Sources Say


TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT


17) Smartphone-Based Traffic Management Is Changing How Southern Nevada Tracks Transportation


VEHICLES


18) Driverless Car Testing on Local Streets, Freeways: Officials Gather in San Diego to Prepare


19) Delphi Looks to Play Bigger Role in Connected Cars and Automated Driving

News Releases

Friday Bonus

Upcoming Events


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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Runway Goes Virtual

2) FAA Launches Automated Drone Approval Process

CAMERAS

3) Public Meeting Set to Discuss License Plate Reader Cameras on Illinois/Missouri Bridge

CARTOGRAPHY

4) Apple Maps Gains Airport Maps for O’Hare and Several Others

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

5) How Seoul Is Using Technology to Avoid ‘Traffic Hell’

6) How AI Will Impact Transportation

MARITIME

7) Rotterdam Port: PortMaps Allows Sharing of Port-Related Information

8) The Art of Navigation

OTHER

9) Data Rodeo: How Texas Corrals Its Transportation Data

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

10) Los Angeles Gets the Transit Etiquette Superhero It Needs
Los Angeles County MTA news release

SAFETY / SECURITY

11) Wearable Safety Technology for Highway Workers Trialled in UK

TRANSIT

12) ATRA Pulse - October 2017

VEHICLES

13) BMW Motorrad Reveals ConnectedRide Motorcycle Safety System
BMW Group news release


News Releases


Solicitation


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, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Though Airlines Slow to Equip, FAA Plans for Future with ADS-B

2) UAE’s New Air Traffic Management System to Ease Congestion in Crowded Skies

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) Project Sidewalk, the Crowd-Sourced Map of DC’s Least Accessible Sidewalks, Is Nearly Complete

CAMERAS

4) Wisconsin Lawmaker Pushes for Red-Light, Speeding Cameras in Milwaukee

CARTOGRAPHY

5) Data Mapping Offers Insights into Iowa Bridge Conditions

GPS / NAVIGATION

6) Detailed Waterways Info, GPS Come in Single App

7) Turkish Teenagers’ Invention Aims to Solve Traffic Jams in Big Cities

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

8) Nairobi to Release Smart Traffic Control System in Two Years

9) Trans-Arctic Data Cable Will Link Finland, Russia and Asia

10) How the IoT Helps Solve City Transportation Challenges

11) Launch Issue of Intelligent Transport

12) News from ERTICO

MARITIME

13) Air Traffic Control Technology Being Applied at Peel Ports

14) Tonga Boat Owners Urged to Better Equip for Maritime Safety

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

15) Pennsylvania DOT Won’t Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Right-of-Way Issues on Route 309 Reconstruction Project

RAILROADS

16) FRA Gives New Jersey Transit Green Light to Test Positive Train Control

17) Positive Train Control: Roadblocks to Interoperability

ROADWAYS

18) Jefferson Davis Highway ‘No Longer Exists’ in Arizona -- But Its Marker Will Stay

SAFETY / SECURITY

19) CERT Adds ITS, Blockchain to List of Worrisome Technologies
Link to US-CERT report

TELEMATICS

20) Improved Telematics Data Could Unlock Targeted Driver Training, Says Arval

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

21) Government Asks Highways England to Do More to Get Traffic Moving After Incidents

TRANSIT

22) Transport for London Testing Screens Showing How Crowded Carriages Are

23) South Australia Testing Smartphone Payments on Public Transport

24) Six Metro Stations in Prague Get Wi-Fi
Prague Public Transport Company news release (in Czech)

25) New York City Transit’s Customer Service Center Taps Tech to Keep Riders Informed

26) Chicago Transit Authority’s Cubs Promotion Backfired Spectacularly

VEHICLES

27) Intel Proposes System to Make Self-Driving Cars Blameless

28) Transportation in Tempe: How One Arizona City Is Going All-In on Autonomous Vehicles

29) The Billion Dollar Widget Steering the Driverless Car Industry

30) Apple CarPlay Users in Australia Switch Stations More Often

31) 2018 Honda Odyssey Turns the Screens On Your Passengers


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