Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, April 8, 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.


AVIATION
1) Scores of Flights Halted by French Air Traffic Control Strike
Link to Reuters article:
2) Boise Airport Serves as Test Bed for Security Enhancements
Link to story on KTVB-TV:

3) Ten Most High-Tech Airports in the US
Link to article on The Huffington Post:

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS
4) Frustrated by Ignorance, Oregon Cyclist Posts Bike Safety Signs; Signs Removed
Link to article in the Statesman Journal:
5) Virginia Beach, Virginia Says No to Boardwalk Bicycle Ads
Link to article in The Virginian-Pilot:

CAMERAS
6) Video Surveillance Exceeds Expectations of Albany, New York-Area Transit Agency
Link to article in Security Today:
GPS / NAVIGATION
7) GPS Sends Multiple Drivers Onto Golf Course Fairway
Link to story on WBZ-TV:
INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION
8) Bulgaria Minister: We Have Worked Out Plans for Introduction of ITS
Link to Focus News Agency article:
OTHER
9) At WNYC Radio, Counting New York City’s Traffic Deaths Took a Grim Toll
Link to article from Poynter:
ROADWAYS
10) Rhode Island State Police, RIDOT Finding Ways to Curb Wrong-Way Driving
Link to story on WLNE-TV:

SAFETY / SECURITY
11) Governors’ Highway Group Raps Administration Proposal to Set Aside Funding for Bike and Pedestrian Safety
Link to article in The Detroit News:
12) Truck Safety Theme of Annual Texas Transportation Meeting
Link to story on KXAN-TV:

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT
13) Nevada DOT’s Freeway Service Patrol Looks Out for You
Link to story on KOLO-TV:
TRANSIT
14) Toronto Bus’ Camera Failed to Capture Fatal Collision
Link to article in the Toronto Star:

15) Calgary Transit Launches Long-Awaited Smartphone App
Link to article in Metro:

16) Innovative Apps Improve Commutes for Millions of New Yorkers
Link to article in Government Technology:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
17) Toronto Introduces New Traffic Monitoring System to Track Congestion
Link to story on CTV:

18) Eyes in the Sky Help Route Masters Golf Traffic
Link to article in The Augusta Chronicle:
VEHICLES
19) Inside AutomatedFL.com - April 2015
Link to newsletter:
News Releases

Upcoming Events
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