Monday, September 14, 2015

Monday, September 14, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, September 14, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

Reno A&E Launches New MMU2-1600GE and MMU2-1600G Monitors

Reno A&E (RAE) introduces two intersection Malfunction Management Units, (MMU), that are setting new standards in reliability and functionality. The RAE MMU2-1600GE and MMU2-1600G monitors, are fully compliant with the recently updated NEMA TS2:2003 (R2008) Standard for Traffic Controller Assemblies, (Amendment #4-2012). MMU2-1600GE and MMU2-1600G include a built-in configuration wizard to quickly and accurately configure the monitor for standard 8-phase, dual-ring operation. To receive more information on the new MMU2-1600GE and MMU2-1600G models, please call us today at (775) 826-2020 and visit


1) Aviation Safety Command Hub Welcomed in Thailand
Link to article in The Nation:


2) Redflex Loses $39 Million After Chicago Bribery Scandal, Ex-CEO Guilty Plea
Link to article in the Phoenix Business Journal:


3) ITS California Prepares for Annual Meeting – September 21-23
Link to podcast on Transportation Radio:

4) Abu Dhabi Department of Transport Holds First International ITS Innovation Conference
Link to article in The Gulf Today:


5) US Navy Considers M-Code, GPS-Inertial Navigation Combo to Counter GPS Jamming Threats
Link to article on ExecutiveGov:


6) Austin and Denver Picked for Partnership to Enhance Mobility Technologies
Link to story on KVUE-TV:

7) Helping DOTs Achieve 'Effective Control' of Outdoor Advertising
Link to blog from geoAMPS:


8) Carmakers Launch Radio Campaign to Tout Innovation
Link to article in The Detroit News:

9) Chicago Bears Quarterback Lends Voice to CTA Buses, Fans React Accordingly
Link to column on Yahoo Sports:


10) Asked by FRA for Info on Bridge Conditions, Canadian Pacific Tells Cities No
Link to article in the Journal Sentinel:

11) Held Up in Court for a Year, Maryland Oil Train Reports Outdated
Link to McClatchy DC article:


12) Colorado DOT Installing Two Systems That Can Trigger Avalanches Remotely
Link to story on KMGH-TV:


13) Some Ask if Michigan DOT Should Have Lights Atop Orange Barrels
Link to article in the Detroit Free Press:

14) Gauging the Growing Cyber Threat to Trucking
Link to article in Fleet Owner:


15) Apple Pulling Plug on HopStop
Link to article on PCMag:

16) DC Metro Riders Form Union to Serve as Platform to Address Concerns
Link to article in The Washington Post:

17) The Model That Can Predict (and Prevent) Transit Delays Two Hours in the Future
Link to article on Motherboard:


18) Pennsylvania Launches Real-Time Travel Site for Pope Visit
Link to article in The Philadelphia Inquirer:

19) I-66 'Active Traffic Management System' Goes Online Wednesday in Virginia
Link to article on FairfaxNews:

20) Weibo, Autonavi Partner for Real-Time Traffic Information Service in China
21) Electronic Messages Signs Now Providing Travel Times in South Central Pennsylvania
Link to story on WPMT-TV:


22) New York City to Be Main Testing Ground for Connected Vehicle Technologies
Link to article in The New York Times:
Link to news release

23) Tampa Bay Gets $2.4 Million for 'Connected Vehicle' Program
Link to story on WTSP-TV:
Link to news release

24) Google's Self-Driving Car Push Spurs Hiring Spree at Automakers
Link to Reuters article:

25) Honda Gets California Approval for Self-Driving Cars on Roads
Link to Reuters article:

26) Intel Launches Automotive Security Board to Tackle Connected Car Security Risks
Link to article on ZDNet:
Link to news release

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