Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Wednesday, February 17, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) Equipment to Prevent Ground Collisions at O'Hare Airport Down Last Two Days, FAA Says
Link to WLS-TV story

2) Are US Airlines Hiding Required Complaint Information on Purpose?
Link to Travel Pulse article
Link to news release

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) Columbus, Ohio Bikeshare Streamlines Rentals with Transit App Partnership
Link to Columbus Underground article

CAMERAS

4) Pennsylvania Police Resist PennDOT's Plan to Eliminate Registration Stickers, Implement Plate-Scanning Tech
Link to Beaver County Times article

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION

5) ITS Australia Newsletter – February 2016
Link to newsletter

MARITIME

6) GNSS Echo Sounder Guides Medical Ship Through Uncharted Waters
Link to GPS World article

OTHER

7) Open Data Will Fuel Growth of Smart Cities
Link to CMS Wire article
Link to news release

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

8) Democratic Maryland Lawmakers Say More Transparency Needed in State Transportation Funding Decisions
Link to Frederick News-Post article

9) Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Filing Asks to Keep Bridgegate Materials Private
Link to NJ Advance Media article

RAILROADS

10) FRA Calls for All State to Inspect Lights at Rail Crossings
Link to CBS News story
Link to news release

ROADWAYS

11) Pennsylvania Turnpike Says Better Information Would Have Helped in Managing Blizzard
Link to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article

SAFETY / SECURITY

12) The Furor Over Artsy Crosswalks Misses a Broader Point About Safety
Link to Urban Edge commentary

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

13) Taxi Apps in Boston to Compete with Lyft and Uber
Link to Boston Herald article

TELEMATICS

14) Dubai RTA to Require Telematics on All Heavy Vehicles
Link to Construction Week article

TRANSIT

15) Atlanta Transit Services Want Uniform Signage, Improvements
Link to WABE Radio story

16) Digital Ad Signs at Twin Cities' Rail Stations to Bring In Revenue
Link to Finance & Commerce article

17) New York's Sharpest Transit Mind Doesn't Even Work for the MTA – And He's 19
Link to Village Voice article

18) New Jersey Transit Adds Ticket Options to App, More Smartphone Charging Stations
Link to NJ Advance Media article

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

19) The Art of the Stoplight Sync: Meet the Team Turning All of Austin's Red Lights Green
Link to KUT Radio story

VEHICLES

20) Auto Industry Addresses Legacy Software
Link to automotiveIT International article

21) Three Questions for VP of Connected Vehicle Technology and Product Planning at Toyota USA
Link to automotiveIT International interview


News Releases


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