Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


Job Openings at Grice Consulting Group

Grice Consulting Group, the leading minority engineering consulting firm in the field of Traffic Engineering, Transportation Planning and ITS, is looking to fill several mid level and senior positions. 

 -  Mid Level and Senior ITS Engineer – Atlanta, GA

 -  Mid Level and Senior Traffic Engineer – Atlanta, GA; Washington, DC and Columbia, SC

 -  Mid Level and Senior Transportation Planner – Atlanta, GA 

Please send your resumes to info@thegricegroup.com


BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

1) Phoenix Pushes Bicyclists to Avoid Death and Injury by Riding with Traffic Flow
Link to article in Phoenix New Times:

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

2) Florida Toll Road Mistakes Hit Thousands of Drivers
Link to story on WFLA-TV:

FREIGHT

3) 'Intelligent Mobility' Faces Reluctance from Commercial Carriers in Europe
Link to article on EurActiv:

GPS / NAVIGATION

4) Burlington, Vermont to Add $555,000 in Wayfinding Signs
Link to story on WCAX-TV:
Link to news release

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION

5) ITS Rocky Mountain Newsletter – September 2015
Link to newsletter:

OTHER

6) Study: Big Data Slow to Take Hold in Transportation Industry
Link to article in automotiveIT international:

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

7) Philadelphia Mayor Says Media Scared People from Seeing Pope
Link to AP article:

8) Officials: Philadelphia Mayor Wrong About Media Complaints
Link to article in the Courier-Post:

9) Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Hid Records of Meetings with United
Link to story on WNYC Radio:

10) PR Firms Eager to Pitch Possible Hillsborough County, Florida Transportation Tax
Link to article in The Tampa Tribune:

11) Connecticut Should Be More Upfront About Busway
Link to editorial in the Hartford Courant:

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

12) The Responder – September 2015
Link to newsletter from The TIM Network:

TRANSIT

13) New York City Transit Expands On-the-Go Travel Station Program
Link to article on Digital Signage Connection:

14) Dodgers, Mets Postseason Series Leads to Public Transit Smack Talk
Link to article in Sports Illustrated:

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

15) Arlington County, Virginia Now Letting You Watch Traffic in Real Time
Link to article on DCist:
Link to news release

16) Bulgaria Unveils New App Providing Free Updated Road Traffic Information
Link to article on The Sofia Globe:
Link to news release (in Bulgarian)

VEHICLES

17) Google Self-Driving Car Prototype Meets the Press
Link to article in USA Today:

18) Here's How Ford is Using Connected Car Data
Link to article in Fortune:

19) VW Scandal Shows a Need for More Tech, Not Less
Link to column in The New York Times:

20) Car-Hacking Researchers Get No Support from USDOT, EPA
Link to blog on Autoblog:


News Releases


Solicitation
 -  Call for Abstracts – National Electronic Tolling Forum


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