Monday, December 14, 2015

Monday, December 14, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, December 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) FAA Begins Drone Registry December 21
Link to article in USA Today
Link to news release


2) Russia, China to Finalize Satellite Navigation Chip Set Deal by Year-End
Link to Sputnik article


3) ITS to Offer Malaysian Drivers Traffic Status Alerts Beginning in 2020
Link to Sun article


4) Voyage Data Records Found Vulnerable to Hacking
Link go gCaptain article
Link to IOActive blog

5) Vessel Traffic Officers Guide Ships in Singapore Waters
Link to AsiaOne article


6) Smart Mobility – Special Issue of TransForum Magazine
Link to Argonne National Laboratory publication


7) Transit Agencies Use Public Info Campaigns to Discourage Rude Behavior
Link to Metro article


8) Conference Looks at Converting 'Mountain' of Data Into Railroad Maintenance Planning Information
Link to University of Delaware article


9) M1 Smart Motorway Scheme Begins Tuesday
Link to Yorkshire Evening Post article

10) San Jose, California Underpass Transformed Into an Animated Light Show
Link to San Jose Mercury News article


11) Study: 10% Increase in Federal Spending for State Traffic Safety Programs Could Save 1,300+ Lives
Link to CNBC story
Link to study

12) A Customer-Friendly TSA Comes to Aid of Fliers on Twitter
Link to USA Today article


13) Mercedes-Benz mbrace: The Back Story
Link to BenzInsider blog

14) Mercedes-Benz to Introduce Gesture Control
Link to The Car Guide blog


15) Singapore's LTA Using New Way to Count Train Delays
Link to Straits Times article

16) Fake Tube Sign Tool Taken Offline, After Creator Says He Received Threats from Transport for London Lawyers
Link to Independent article

17) Video Provides Two-Minute Tour of 120 New York City Subway Stations
Link to Co.DESIGN article


18) Citizens in Greater Noida to Install Public Address System to Share Traffic Information
Link to Times of India article

19) How Tech Tackles Traffic in Sri Lanka
Link to Nation Weekend article

20) Active Traffic Management Feasibility and Screening Guide
Links to FHWA guide


21) Baidu Plans to Launch Self-Driving Buses in the Next Three Years
Link to ZDNet article

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