Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

Check out HERE’s 3D LiDAR Mapping and Big Data Analytics for Connected and Automated Driving at the AASHTO Annual Meeting

HERE has 30 years of experience in collecting, processing and distributing vast amounts of map, traffic, and other dynamic data to support government agencies and the traveling public.  Stop by and ask for a demo at HERE’s booth (location 504).  You can also sign up for a special tour of HERE’s Traffic Operations Center to see what happens behind the scenes.  Contact lauren.pace@here.com to reserve your spot.  Space is limited.


1) ICAO Urged to Delay 15-Minute Tracking Mandate
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

2) Air Traffic Controllers Making Major Errors Remain on Job
Link to story on KPRC-TV:


3) Danish Pedestrians Urged to Use Hand Signals
Link to article on The Local:


4) US 'Master Clock' Keepers Test Terrestrial Alternative to GPS
Link to article in IEEE Spectrum:


5) Six Takeaways from the G7 Transportation Ministers' Meeting at Frankfurt Motor Show
Link to commentary in Forbes:


6) The Grassroots Campaign to Slow Down Traffic in the UK
Link to article on CityLab:

7) South Carolina Transportation Commissioner Requested Private Presentation on Proposed I-73
Link to column in The State:


8) Freight Rail Group Tries New Advocacy Track
Link to article in Associations Now:


9) Police in Georgia Investigate if Faded Road Sign Played Role in Fatal Crash
Link to story on WSB-TV:


10) Why Police and Firefighters Still Can't Talk to Each Other
Link to article in the National Journal:

11) App Offers Security to Those Walking Alone
Link to article on Co.EXIST:


12) DC Metro Nears New Deal for Cell Service Throughout Tunnel System
Link to article in The Washington Post:

13) Metra Chair Warns of Shutdown Without Extension of Rail Safety System Deadline
Link to story on WBBM Radio:
Link to news release

14) DC Tackles Bus Bunching with Smartphones
Link to article in GCN:

15) No Singapore Public Transit in Apple Maps Despite Data Being Public for Years
Link to article on Mashable:


16) Will Tsaboin's Traffic Talk App Ease Traffic in Lagos?
Link to article on Ventures Africa:

17) Drivers Want More from New I-66 Traffic Management System in Virginia
Link to column in The Washington Post:


18) Deutsche Telekom Innovates Connected Driving
Link to article on RCR Wireless News:

19) City of Ann Arbor Partners with University of Michigan to Continue Connected Vehicles Research
Link to article in The Ann Arbor News:

News Releases

Job Postings
 -  Mid Level and Senior ITS Engineer – Grice Consulting Group – Atlanta, Georgia
 -  Mid Level and Senior Traffic Engineer – Grice Consulting Group – Atlanta, Georgia, Washington, DC and Columbia, South Carolina
 -  Mid Level and Senior Transportation Planner – Grice Consulting Group – Atlanta, Georgia
Send resumes to info@thegricegroup.com

Upcoming Events
Alabama Rural Road Safety Conference – October 6-8 – Guntersville, Alabama

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