Friday, May 22, 2015

Friday, May 22, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, May 22, 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) FAA Unveils Messaging System to Reduce Delays
Link to AP article:

2) FAA Says New York-Area Airports a Priority for Installation of Runway Red Lights
Link to story on WABC-TV:

3) Contract Dispute Threatens Marketing Plan for California's Ontario International Airport
Link to article in the Daily Bulletin:


4) Philadelphia Cyclists, Pedestrians Lack a Good Crash-Reporting System
Link to article in The Philadelphia Inquirer:

5) Police in Trinidad and Tobago Launch Pedestrian Awareness Campaign
Link to article in the Daily Express:


6) Dozens of New Traffic Cameras on the Way to San Antonio
Link to story on KENS-TV:


7) Nokia CEO: We Don't Know Yet if We'll Sell Here Mapping Business
Link to article on CNET:

8) Online Launch of New London Tube Map 'Beset by Technical Glitches'
Link to article in the London Evening Standard:
Link to Tube map


9) Future Traffic Jams Could Slow Down Mobile Networks
Link to IDG News Service article:

10) Supermarket LED Lights Talk to Smartphone App
Link to BBC News story:


11) Port of Vancouver Commissioner 'Disappointed' by Newspaper Investigation of Agency's Openness
Link to article in The Columbian:


12) Amish in New York Agree to Consider Options for Buggy Markings
Link to article in the Watertown Daily Times:


13) Taxi-Sharing App Doesn't Want You Waiting On Line at the Airport
Link to article in the New York Post:
Link to Bandwagon

14) Meet Zoox, the Robo-Taxi Start-Up Taking on Google and Uber
Link to article in IEEE Spectrum:


15) This App Wants to Help Public Transit Compete with Uber
Link to article in Fast Company:
Link to TransLoc


16) Residents Relieved as Florida Halts Plans for Traffic Management Center at I-4 Rest Stop
Link to article in the Orlando Sentinel:


17) Here's Your First Look at Uber's Self-Driving Test Car
Link to article in the Pittsburgh Business Times:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
A Chinese ad campaign for Buick uses accident victims as human road signs.

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