Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

The people at Iteris make a difference in mobility.  Iteris employees enjoy: comprehensive benefits, vibrant work environments, engaging activities.  Openings are across the U.S., from entry-level to practice builders.  Services include: analytics, design, integration, systems configuration, signal operations, and TMC design-build.  Innovation is required!

Iteris, Inc. is a leader in providing traffic management and weather information solutions. The company is focused on the development and application of advanced technologies and software-based information systems that reduce traffic congestion, provide measurement, management and predictive traffic and weather analytics, and improve the safety of surface transportation systems.


1) iPad Issues Delay American Airlines Flights
Link to article in USA Today:

2) Senators Raise Concerns About Airline Marketing Changes Afoot Online
Link to article in USA Today:
Link to news release


3) New York State School Bus Drivers, Districts Want Exterior Bus Cameras
Link to story on WRGB-TV:


4) Los Angeles City Councilmember Wants to Stop Waze from Giving Drivers So Many Shortcuts
Link to article on Vice:


5) Inside the 'Brain' of Philippines Maritime Law Enforcement Ops
Link to article on Rappler:


6) Coalition Created to Address Baton Rouge Traffic Issues
Link to article in The Advocate:

7) Federal Court: Palatine, Illinois Parking Ticket Didn't Break US Privacy Law
Link to AP article:


8) Future Rail – May 2015
Link to magazine:


9) Traffic Experts Blame Confusing Signs for Crashes at Fort Myers, Florida Intersection
Link to story on WINK-TV:

10) Official Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike Gear Coming Soon to a Shelf Near You?
Link to article in The Star-Ledger:


11) Nationwide First-Responder Network Starts to Take Shape
Link to article in FCW:

12) Should Big Rigs Have Anti-Crash Technology?
Link to story on WSB Radio:


13) Gett Expands Beyond GetTaxi App to Rush Food, Goods to Your Door
Link to Bloomberg article:


14) OnStar Expands Beyond Advisors By Adding Value and Surprises
Link to article on MediaPost:


15) Seattle DOT and Police Acknowledge Problems in Handling Overturned Fish Truck
Link to story on KING-TV:

16) Integrated Traffic Incident Management Response Training Moves Online
Link to article in Public Roads:


17) NTSB Recommends Advanced Train Control System, Recording System for Chicago Subway
Link to Tribune News Service article:

18) Atheists Sue Pennsylvania Transit System Over Refusal to Run Ad
Link to AP article:
Link to news release

19) Niagara Region Transit Told App Could Help Fully Integrate System
Link to article in the St. Catharines Standard:
Link to additional information on RideCo

20) Odisha, India Moves to Install CCTV, GPS in Buses
Link to article on newKerala:


21) Groundbreaking Held for New Joint Traffic Management Center in Honolulu
Link to story on KHON-TV:

22) New Technology Uses Your Bluetooth Device to Speed Up Traffic
Link to story on KYTV-TV:


23) Cars in EU to Be Fitted with Automatic Emergency Calling from Mid-2018
Link to article on EurActiv:
Link to news release from European Parliament
Link to news release from European Automobile Manufacturers Association

24) BMW to Fit All UK Models with SatNav as Standard
Link to article on Carscoops:

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