Monday, January 25, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, January 25, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

Reno A&E Introduces 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) Munich Airport's Crew of 179 Works with State-of-the-Art Equipment to Help Airlines Stay on Schedule
Link to International Airport Review article

2) How Airports Can Make the Most of Proximity Marketing
Link to Xtremepush blog


3) Montana Planners Looking for Innovative Ways to Engage Public on Transportation Safety
Link to Billings Gazette article

4) Danish Startup Hopes App Will Serve as Global Passport to Network of Urban Bikes
Link to CityLab blog


5) Did Red-Light Cameras in Chicago Suburbs Cut Crashes? Not Always, Analysis Shows
Link to Daily Herald article


6) Facing Transportation Crunch, Madison, Wisconsin Plans to Apply for Federal 'Smart City' Grant
Link to Capital Times article


7) Costa Rica Starts Smart Parking Project as Step Toward CO2 Neutrality
Link to Traffic Technology Today article


8) Florida Overhauls Driver's Manual in Attempt to Improve Test Scores
Link to Tampa Bay Times article
Link to news release


9) Railroad Association Denies Smart Train Cyber Vulnerabilities
Link to Fortune article


10) UK Think Tank Says 80% of Traffic Lights Should be Scrapped to Improve Safety and Economy
Link to Mirror article
Link to news release


11) Taxi Dave's Radio Show Targeted at New York City Cab Drivers
Link to New York Times article


12) GM's Infotainment Chief: It's All About the Infrastructure
Link to automotiveIT International article


13) Privacy Advocates Raise Concerns Over Metro Vancouver's Compass Card
Link to The Province article

14) Longtime Spokesman for Oregon's Lane Transit District, Andy Vobora, Leaving Agency to Promote Tourism
Link to Register-Guard article
Link to news release

15) Twin Cities Metro Working to Fix Issues with Automated Bus Announcements
Link to Star Tribune column

16) Technology Maximizes Mass Transit
Link to St. Cloud Times commentary


17) Report: Cities Need to Plan More for Autonomous Vehicles
Link to Detroit Free Press article

18) Baidu Enters Global Race for Driverless Car Domination
Link to Bloomberg article

19) Honda Comes to Israel for Connected Car Tech
Link to Jerusalem Post article

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