Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

Reserve Your Seat!  INRIX On-Street Parking Webinar – Intelligent Parking Solutions to Better Manage Inventory & Improve 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 includes:

·         Real-time Information
·         Less reliance on road-side counters and costly sensors
·         Better insight for urban planning
·         Calibrate demand pricing models


1) US Transportation Secretary Urges Airlines to Work Together on Infrastructure, Technology
Link to article in The Miami Herald:

2) Spain's Air Traffic Controllers Go on Strike; Pay Isn't the Big Complaint
Link to story on NPR:


3) Three-Feet or Else: Chattanooga Police Use Ultrasound Technology to Enforce Law for Cyclist Safety
Link to article in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

4) Denver Cyclists Can Now Trigger Traffic Signals Without Getting Off Their Bike
Link to story on KMGH-TV:


5) Dubai to Roll Out New Tailgating Traffic Cameras Next Month
Link to article in The National:

6) Hazelton, Pennsylvania Plans to Use PennDOT Traffic Cameras to Control Crime
Link to story on WNEP-TV:


7) Side-By-Side: How Apple's New Transit Directions Compare with Those in Google Maps
Link to blog on 9to5Google:


8) Commuting Along US 41 in Lee County, Florida Should Improve with Tech Upgrade
Link to story on WZVN-TV:


9) Port of Los Angeles to Test Cargomatic Service, Seeks to Speed Freight Movement
Link to article in Transport Topics:
Link to news release


10) Indiana DOT Using Electronic Signs Along I-65 to Warn of HIV Outbreak
Link to article on TheBody:
Link to news release

11) Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore Introduces Pop-Up Exhibition to Raise Awareness and Promote Careers
Link to story on Channel NewsAsia:
Link to news release


12) Federal Railroad Administration Recommends More Speed Signs
Link to AP article:
Link to news release


13) After Spending Millions on Communications, Homeland Security Fails Radio Test
Link to story from NPR:
Link to report

14) Rep. Candice Miller: 'Talking' Vehicles Aid Road Safety
Link to commentary in The Detroit News:


15) Apple Pay Coming to Transport for London in July
Link to article on International Business Times:
Link to news release

16) King County Metro Halts Safety Messages After Earful from Bus Riders
Link to article in The Seattle Times:

17) How 77 Mass Transit Agencies Around the World Design the Letter 'M'
Link to blog on CityLab:


18) Colorado DOT Testing Blimp to Monitor I-25 Traffic in Denver Area
Link to article in The Denver Post:
Link to news release


19) Nevada Governor Seeks Support for Automated Cars
Link to article in The Spectrum:

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