Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

INRIX Parking Services – Smarter Parking for Better Inventory Management & Urban Mobility

INRIX On-Street Parking provides cities with a scalable, cost-effective and immediate way to manage parking inventory as well as improve traffic in urban areas. Key benefits of INRIX On-Street Parking to cities include:
·         Real-time Information
·         Less reliance on road-side counters and costly sensors
·         Better insight for urban planning
·         Calibrate demand pricing models


1) FAA Proposes State-of-the-Art Traffic Control System for Los Angeles' Crowded Skies
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:

2) Report Says Targeted Advertising in Airports Could Nearly Triple Ad Revenue
Link to article on Skift:

3) Airports and Aging Travelers
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


4) Toronto Unveils Wayfinding Pedestrian-Transit Pilot Project
Link to story on CFTR Radio:
Link to news release


5) Pennsylvania Turnpike to Test All-Electronic Tolling on Delaware River Bridge
Link to article in The Patriot-News:


6) Mobile Apps Increasingly Important for Fleets
Link to article in Fleet World:

7) InTransition – Spring 2015
 -  Eyes in the Sky Will Help Travelers Down the Road
 -  Ride-Hailing Apps Rapidly Expanding from Urban Cores to Suburbs
 -  New Jersey DOT Veteran Launches National Operations Center of Excellence
 -  Seven Steps DOTs Must Take Now to Prepare for Technology's Impact

8) Catalyst – June 2015
 -  Major Ramp-Metering Upgrade Reduces Freeway Delays for Twin Cities Motorists
 -  Improving Merging Safety on Freeway Ramps with V2V Technology
 -  Helping Bicycle Riders Avoid Crashes with Collision-Prediction Warning Systems


9) Inward-Facing Cameras a Distraction from Serious Rail Safety Debate
Link to blog from the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO:


10) New York State DOT: Confusing Exit Signs Will Stay on Brooklyn's Gowanus Expressway Until August
Link to article in Brooklyn Daily:


11) Distracted Driving Crashes Up 6% in Texas as TxDOT Launches 'Talk, Text, Crash' Campaign
Link to story on KXAS-TV:


12) New Tennessee Ridesharing Law Hailed as Model for Nation
Link to article in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:


13) Push Into Cars by Apple, Google Pumps Up Prospects for QNX
Link to article in the Ottawa Citizen:

14) New Telematics Technology to Help Insurers Tackle Fraudulent Whiplash Claims
Link to article in Fleet World:


15) New Sydney Public Transport Signs Confusing Visitors and Commuters
Link to commentary in The Sydney Morning Herald:


16) Digital Road Signs Get Mobile Phone Real-Time Updates in Denmark
Link to article in E&T:


17) Survey: Many Drivers Unfamiliar with Infotainment Features
Link to article in automotiveIT International:

18) How Volvo Plans to End All Traffic Fatalities by 2020
Link to article in Popular Science:

News Releases

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

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