Thursday, May 21, 2015

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, May 21, 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) New Visitor Technology Unveiled at Huntsville, Alabama Airport
Link to article in The Huntsville Times:

2) Departure Gate Experience Set for Transformation as Airlines and Airports Explore Digital Media Opportunities
Link to article on Future Travel Experience:

3) American Airlines Turns to Advertising on Tray-Tables
Link to blog on Runway Girl Network:


4) Mapping the Most Dangerous Places to Walk in New York City
Link to article in Fast Company:


5) Cyprus Traffic Camera Network Still in Limbo
Link to article in the Cyprus Mail:


6) First Glimpse of Transport for London's New-Look Rail Network Map
Link to article in the London Evening Standard:
Link to map


7) Poll: Transportation Experts Back Interstate Tolling by Almost 2 to 1
Link to article on Transportation Technology Today:

8) 2015 Edition of Tolltrans
Link to magazine:


9) New App Pays Off for Truckers
Link to video from USA Today:
Link to Cargomatic


10) US Weighs UAS-Friendly GPS Backup System
Link to article in Inside Unmanned Systems:


11) ITS UK Elects Dr Alan Stevens as New Chairman
Link to article on Traffic Technology Today:


12) New Jersey DOT Hires Project Coordinator to Improve Communication on Bayonne Interchange Project
Link to article in The Jersey Journal:


13) Arizona Tests Alert System to Prevent Wrong-Way Crashes
Link to AP article:

14) Will Smartwatches Lure Drivers to More Distractions?
Link to story on CBS MoneyWatch:

15) More Technology May Help Thwart Cargo Theft
Link to article in Fleet Owner:


16) Apple to Relaunch Maps App with Train and Subway Directions
Link to article in the Daily Mail:

17) New York City DOT and MTA Years Behind Schedule on Traffic Signal Tech to Speed Buses
Link to Streetsblog NYC:


18) Michigan DOT Considers Using Drones to Monitor Road Conditions
Link to story on WZZM-TV:

19) Dutch Road Users to Receive Accident Warnings Through Traffic Apps
Link to article on NL Times:
Link to Rijkswaterstaat news release (in Dutch)

20) Boston Using Big Data to Solve Traffic Jams
Link to article in Fortune:


21) Truck Safety Technology Can Pay for Itself; Drivers Need Education on Tech 'Misconceptions'
Link to article in the Commercial Carrier Journal:

News Releases

 -  Request for Proposal – 511 System Integrator, Data Management and Dissemination, and Interactive Voice Response Phone System – Metropolitan Transportation Commission

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