Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, June 10, 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 more 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 Finds No Way to Make Cockpit Electronics Impervious to Tampering
Link to Bloomberg article:


2) Apple Hit the Road with Camera-Equipped Cars in Street View Challenge
Link to article on CNET:


3) Audi CEO Calls on Cities to Build Digital Traffic Infrastructure
Link to article in automotiveIT International:


4) Ten Mobility Startups Get Ready for Big Leagues at Detroit's Ford Field
Link to article in Automotive News:

5) ITE Elections – International Vice President Candidate Interviews
Link to article on Young Professionals in Transportation:
Links to candidates' websites:


6) Amtrak Engineer Not on Cellphone When Train Crashed, NTSB Says
Link to AP article:
Link to news release


7) US Department of Homeland Security Looks for Leaker of Report on Airport-Checkpoint Failures
Link to article in The Washington Post:

8) Michigan Woman Barred from Using Cellphone After Fatal Bike Crash
Link to article in the Lansing State Journal:


9) Victoria Auditor-General: Myki Was Poorly Planned and Overly Ambitious
Link to article on ZDNet:
Link to report

10) Montreal's STM in Final Test Phase of GPS Tracking System for Buses
Link to article in the Montreal Gazette:


11) ITIS Hoped to Be Incorporated Into Waze in Kuala Lumpur
Link to article in The Star:

12) Colorado DOT's New Traffic Monitoring Blimp a Dud on First Try
Link to story on KCNC-TV:


13) A Challenge with Automated Cars: How to Put Drivers Back in Control
Link to article in The Australian:

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