Friday, March 25, 2016

Friday, March 25, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, March 25, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

1) 'Canadian Melody' Created to Replace Bird Chirp at Crosswalks in Canada
Link to CBC News story

2) New Bike Lanes Raise Awareness, Questions in Downtown Raleigh
Link to WRAL-TV story

CAMERAS

3) Artist Uses Traffic Camera Images for Projects
Link to Wired article

MARITIME

4) Ferry Disruptions Prompt Upgrades to Better Inform Anderson Island, Washington Residents
Link to News Tribune article

OTHER

5) IT Keeps Transportation Industry Moving
Link to MeriTalk article

PARKING

6) Parkadelphia Maps Parking Regulations in Philadelphia
Link to CityLab blog

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

7) Colorado DOT Sees Room for Improvement in Snow Storm Communications
Link to KRDO-TV story

SAFETY / SECURITY

8) Michigan Lawmakers OK Trafficking Notices in Rest Stops, Airports, Train and Bus Stations
Link to AP article

9) St. Paul, Minnesota Launches Effort to Change the City's Driving Culture – By Enforcing Crosswalk Laws
Link to MinnPost article

10) Why is Los Angeles Fighting Distracted Driving with Distracting Digital Billboards?
Link to Co.Exist article

11) Technology Could Usher in a New Age of Ultra-Safe Cars
Link to NBC News story

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

12) College Station, Texas Establishes New Traffic System
Link to KBTX-TV story

13) World-Class Transport Management Center Launched in Ekurhuleni, South Africa
Link to Tembisan article


Transportation Position Sought
 -  Shannon Fain, PE - Business Development/Planning/Engineering Position Sought


Friday Bonus
Let's name a ship! Boaty McBoatface proves popular.


Solicitations
 -  Invitation for Bid – RTC16-10 Purchase and Delivery of Ticket Vending Machines – Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County, Nevada
 -  Request for Proposals – RTC16-9 Integrated Digital Land Mobile Radio System – Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County, Nevada


Upcoming Events
Webinar: Using Data to Solve the First-Mile/Last-Mile Problem – March 29

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