Thursday, August 20, 2015

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, August 20, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

Iteris is Hiring

Iteris has nationwide leadership positions available in the practice areas of freight/goods movement, transport analytics, transit/BRT, and signal system operations.  Join a team that focuses on solving big problems, for greater efficiency and safety of all users.                   

Iteris, Inc. is a leading technology firm providing information solutions to the transportation management market.  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) FedEx Hosts Airline Summit on NextGen
Link to article from The Commercial Appeal:

2) Most Papua Airports Have No Navigation Systems
Link to article in The Jakarta Post:


3) New Crosswalk Signs Part of Michigan Pedestrian Safety Research Project
Link to article on MLive:


4) Former CEO of Redflex Traffic Systems Pleads Guilty to Federal Bribery Charges
Link to Reuters article:


5) China Gives Its Homegrown GPS Rival Another Big Push
Link to article on Engadget:


6) Monash Freeway's ITS Turned On
Link to article in the Berwick Leader:


7) Sheriff's Plea to Indiana DOT for Traffic Light Goes Viral After Facebook Post Spurred by Fatal Crash
Link to story on WXIN-TV:

8) Beijing Launches Real-Time Monitoring System to Trace Construction Waste Trucks
Link to story on CCTV:

9) App Automates Employee Transportation in India
Link to article on Tech in Asia:


10) Colorado DOT Produces 'How to Get Hit by a Car" Video to Improve Pedestrian Safety
Link to story on KUSA-TV:

11) Missouri State Highway Patrol Announces Interactive Crash Data
Link to article in the Fulton Sun:
Link to news release


12) Belfast Motorists Say Confusing Signs Are Driving Them Round the Bend
Link to article in the Belfast Telegraph:


13) States Test Technology to Combat Wrong-Way Drivers
Link to story on KXAN-TV:


14) Florida's HART Updates Website for Bus Customers
Link to article in The Tampa Tribune:

15) Apple Reveals Data Sources for Transit Directions in Maps on iOS 9
Link to article on 9to5Mac:


16) New Zealand Transport Minister: Cars That Can Drive Themselves Could Be Key to Cutting Commuter Congestion
Link to article in the New Zealand Herald:

17) The Apple Car's Windscreen Could Be a Giant Touchscreen
Link to article on Business Insider:

News Releases

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