Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

Final Program Now Available for the ITS America Intelligent Freight Network Symposium

Join ITS America for our first Symposia Series event of 2015 as we head to Long Beach, Calif., March 26 and 27, and explore the smarter movement of goods in the 21st century by Advancing an Intelligent Freight Network. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Port of Long Beach, Intelligent Transportation Society of California and Contra Costa Transportation Authority have partnered with ITS America to host this two-day event focused on advancing technology solutions to improve freight efficiency and highlighting the next generation of ITS solutions to address the changing demands in goods movement. The symposium will take place in our most unique location yet -- on board the historic Queen Mary. Special registration rates are available for ITS America members, public sector attendees and students and start as low as $40.00. Learn how you and your organization can get involved, check out the full program and register today at www.itsa.org/freightsymposium.


1) Airports Leverage Technology to Manage Irregular Operations
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2) Iowa DOT Orders Removal of City-Operated Traffic Cameras on State-Supervised Roads
Link to AP article:
Link to news release

3) Two Broward County, Florida Judges Toss 24,000 Red-Light Camera Tickets
Link to article in the Sun Sentinel:

4) Hanoi Adding More Traffic Cameras to Put Brake on Violations
Link to article in Thanh Nien News:


5) How Do the Technology Leaders at the Port of Portland Protect Sensitive Data?
Link to article in Government Technology:


6) Braille Handbook of Traffic Signs Released in Qatar
Link to article in The Peninsula:


7) Florida DOT Gives OK to High-Tech Pilot to Control Traffic Signals Based on Real-Time Conditions
Link to article in the Bradenton Herald:


8) Maryland Transit Authority's Intelligent Video-Surveillance System Increases Departmental Efficiency, Effectiveness
Link to article in Urgent Communications:


9) Georgia DOT Rolls Out Smarter, Revamped Website for Travelers
Link to article in the Gwinnett Daily Post:
Link to site


10) Ford Turns Back to Microsoft to Build Connected Car Services
Link to Reuters article:
Link to news release

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Webinar: Managing the Unexpected in Work Zones with Back of Queue Detection, Smart Work Integration and Performance Monitoring – March 24

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