Monday, February 15, 2016

Monday, February 15, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, February 15, 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 +1-775-826-2020 and visit


1) British Airways Says It Will Make Announcements to Help Passengers with Peanut Allergies
Link to Forbes article

2) Introducing Nao the Robot at Tokyo Haneda Airport
Link to Airport World article


3) Officials Keep Trying, and Failing, to Outlaw Distracted Walking
Link to CityLab blog


4) UAE Road Experts Divided on Effectiveness of Overtaking Cameras on Lorries
Link to The National article

5) 2,100 CCTV Cameras to Watch South African Ports
Link to African News Agency article


6) This Collection of Bad Transit Maps Will Get You Very Lost Very Quickly
Link to Gizmodo blog


7) Waze: The App That Changed Driving
Link to Men's Journal article


8) The Commute of the Future? Ford is Working On It
Link to New York Times article


9) Regional Truck Parking Information System Gets Major Boost with Federal Grant
Link to Transportation Matters for Iowa blog


10) New Jersey Transit Shields Probe's Findings
Link to Record article


11) FRA Task Force Looks at Curbing Grade-Crossing Accidents
Link to Progressive Railroading article


12) Canada to Require Bus and Truck Drivers to Log Hours Electronically
Link to Canadian Press article

13) DC DOT Holds Hackathon in Hopes of Improving Traffic Safety
Link to WTOP Radio story


14) Virginia Startup Trying to Make Ridesharing Reservations a Reality
Link to Virginian-Pilot article
Link to UZURV


15) Twitter Use Reconsidered by London Tube After Tweet Feed Change
Link to Bloomberg article

16) New Transit Tracker in San Luis Obispo, California Allows Riders to Track Buses
Link to Tribune article

17) Transit Data in Motion
Link to Gas 2 blog


18) Savannah-Area Traffic Management Under Review
Link to Savannah Morning News article

19) Text Traffic Update Service Launched in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Link to Express Tribune article


20) San Sebastián, Spain to Demonstrate Automated Passenger Vehicles
Link to ERTICO Network article

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