Monday, September 7, 2015

Monday, September 7, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, September 7, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

There’s Still Time to Register for Reno A&E’s September 8th Webinar, "Best Practices for Inductive Loop Applications"

Join Reno A&E (RAE) tomorrow at 8:00 AM PDT / 11:00 AM EDT for an informative 45-minute webinar, "Best Practices for Inductive Loop Applications – Technology Improves with Age." Presented by RAE staff — Matt Zinn, Applications Sales and Technical Services Manager, and Tom Sutula, Technical and Applications Sales Specialist — this webinar will explore the latest advancements in inductive loop detector technology, to provide reliable, accurate and cost-effective vehicle and bicycle detection. Participants will also learn more about the tools to make the installation and operation of this technology easy and effective while also saving agencies time and money. To register, kindly visit


1) Intelligent Technology Will Change How We Use Mass Transit
Link to commentary in the Miami Herald:


2) Monitoring Diabetes at 225 MPH
Link to article in CNET Magazine:


3) Police in Gwinnett County, Georgia Release Video on How to Behave During Traffic Stop, Local Activists Take Issue
Link to story on WXIA-TV:
Link to news release from Gwinnett County Police


4) Does the SwissPass Protect Your Personal Data? Questions Are Asked
Link to article on Le News:
Link to original article in 20 Minutes (in French)

5) Indian Railways to Tie Up with ISRO for Enhanced Safety Via GPS-Aided System
Link to PTI article:


6) Connecticut Plans to Replace 'Wrong Way' Signs with Bigger, More Reflective Versions
Link to article from the Republican American:


7) Cars Get Tech to Monitor Teen Driving Habits
Link to article in USA Today:


8) Go-To Cards Can Now Be Used for Both Transit and Car-Sharing in Minnesota
Link to article in the Star Tribune:

9) MARTA Pursuing Cell and Wi-Fi Service in Stations, Tunnels
Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

10) Bucharest Public Transport Company Wants to Buy Automated Ticket Machines
Link to article on Romania-Insider:
Link to article from Agerpres (in Romanian)


11) Fiat Chrysler Issues Second Recall for Cyberhacking
Link to article in The Detroit News:

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