Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

Mitsubishi Electric Visual and Imaging Systems
Seattle Department of Transportation and their cutting edge control room was featured in the April/May edition of Thinking Highways. Read the digital version by clicking here:

With over 71,000 mission critical display wall installations worldwide, Mitsubishi Electric plays an essential role in keeping our modern world moving. From Moscow to Tokyo and New York to Istanbul, Mitsubishi Electric displays operate around the clock, helping ensure the smooth running of the network and allowing operators to zoom in quickly to any potential trouble spots. With an expected lifetime of 100,000 hours. Mitsubishi Electric display wall cubes are designed and built to meet the most demanding requirements of the end user.

Where there is a need to monitor and control information flows, Mitsubishi Electric Visual and Imaging Systems is there.


1) FAA Chief: We Won't Extend Deadline to Change Aircraft Tracking Equipment
Link to article in the Wichita Business Journal:

2) Dubai Airports to Make Automated Announcements in 25 Languages
Link to WAM article:

3) EasyJet Launches Mobile Host iOS App to Guide Passengers Through Airports
Link to article in Marketing:
Link to news release


4) Iowa DOT Rejects Four Cities' Speed-Cameras Appeals
Link to article in The Des Moines Register:


5) Virginia Women Launch Website Targeting Express Lane Fines
Link to story on WTOP Radio:


6) US Senators Introduce Bill to Increase Port Transparency
Link to article in The Hill:
Link to news release

7) Indonesian Navy to Set Up Sea Traffic Management Center
Link to Antara News article:


8) Articles from Latest Issue of Texas Transportation Researcher
 -  Researchers Test Emergency Exit Signs for Tunnels
 -  Sharing Information is Key to Solving Transportation Problems
 -  TTI, TxDOT Team Up to Test Connected Vehicle Technology


9) Los Angeles Sets the Track for the Safest, Smartest Train
Link to article in Governing:


10) Drivers Traveling to Bayonne, New Jersey Complain About Lack of Information, Coordination
Link to article in Bayonne Community News:


11) University of Central Florida Researchers Hope to Help Drivers Navigate Foggy Roads
Link to story on Bay News 9:


12) With Robot Taxi, Japan Firms Eye Driverless Transport
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

13) OpenStreetCab: Addressing the Need for Simplicity and Transparency in Urban Transport
Link to blog from The London School of Economics and Political Science:


14) US to Speed Up Rule to Require 'Talking' Cars
Link to article in The Detroit News:

15) Porsche SE Plans Car-Connectivity Investments
Link to Bloomberg article:

16) Tesla Sees Turn Signal as Potential Solution to Liability Issues Over Semiautonomous Vehicles
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

News Releases

Job Postings
 -  Tolling Consultant – Traffic Technologies Inc. – Southern California

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