Monday, September 15, 2014

Monday, September 15, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, September 15, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Scientists Working on Speeding Up Traffic at New York-New Jersey Airports
Link to article in The Record:

2) Asia Faces ‘Risk of Choking Skies’ as Air Traffic Grows
Link to article from The Straits Times:

3) Copenhagen Airports Uses Crowdsourcing to Improve Passenger Experience
Link to article in Airport World:

4) Worst US Airports for Wi-Fi
Link to article in Kiplinger’s:


5) Chongqing, China Tests Sidewalk Lane for Cellphone Users
Link to article on CNET:


6) GPS Technology Shaves Minutes Off Emergency Response Time
Link to story on KRCU Radio:


7) Can ITS Solve India’s Traffic Congestion Problems?
Link to analysis in InformationWeek:


8) Parking Sensors Malfunction in Walnut Creek, California
Link to McClatchy News Service article:


9) Network Rail Completes York Operations Center
Link to article in the International Railway Journal:


10) OnStar, Police Are Hitting the Brakes on Stolen Cars
Link to article in Automotive News:

11) Radar System Promoted as Means to Alert Idaho Drivers to Wildlife
Link to article in the Idaho Mountain Express and Guide:

12) Trying to Hit the Brake on Texting While Driving
Link to article in The New York Times:


13) Train-the-Trainer Pilot Courses for Incident Responders and Managers
Link to document from the Transportation Research Board:


14) Milwaukee County Executive Unveils New Transit Website
Link to article in the Milwaukee Courier:

15) Brazilian Project Encourages Riders to Make Their Own Bus Stop Signs
Link to blog on CityLab:


16) How South Australia's Traffic Management Center Averted Catastrophe on September 8
Link to article in The Daily Telegraph:

17) A Lexicon for Conveying Travel Time Reliability Information
Link to document from the Transportation Research Board:


18) Interview: Connected Vehicles and Intelligent Traffic Management
Link to article in Government Technology:

19) Google Driverless Future Vision at Odds with Automakers
Link to Bloomberg article:

News Releases

Bernie’s Notes

If you’re attending the ITS 3C Summit in Mobile, Alabama, please be sure to stop by and say hello. I’ll be moderating the general session Tuesday morning on connected vehicles, starting at 10:30. If you can’t make that, and you’re in the area, please send me an email so we can meet.

-  Feedback Requested - FHWA 2015 Guidance for Connected Vehicles and Potential Formation of a V2I Deployment Coalition - FHWA

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