Thursday, April 21, 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, April 21, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) Report: Cologne-Bonn Airport's Secret Emergency Plan Was on Internet for Months
Link to Reuters article
Link to ZDF story (in German)

2) Giant Poems to Greet Fliers at Miami International Airport
Link to USA Today article

3) Detroit Metro Airport's Longtime Spokesman Michael Conway Announces Retirement
Link to Detroit Free Press article
Link to news release

4) Your Air Traffic Controller Could Be a Hundred Miles Away
Link to Bloomberg Technology article

CAMERAS

5) Traffic Monitoring System Uses Neural Networks to Recognize License Plates
Link to Vision Systems Design article

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

6) Washington State DOT Fails to Bill Thousands of Toll Customers on Time
Link to KIRO Radio story

7) National Highways Authority of India Rolls Out New Payment System for Non-Stop Toll Plazas
Link to Hindu article

FUNDING

8) Countering Falling Fuel Tax Revenue with Mileage Fees
Link to ITS International article

GPS / NAVIGATION

9) South Korean Company Develops Chips to Thwart GPS Jamming
Link to Korea Times article

MARITIME

10) Maritime Figures Convene in Singapore to Discuss Cyber-Security Risks
Link to Hellenic Shipping News article

OTHER

11) One-Tap App Could Ease Getting Around Metro Vancouver
Link to Vancouver Sun article

12) New South Wales Transport Data Liberation Could Lead to App Deluge
Link to iTnews article

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

13) Pennsylvania's Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority Live-Streaming Public Meetings
Link to Morning Call article

ROADWAYS

14) Guidelines for Nighttime Visibility of Overhead Signs
Link to TRB publication

SAFETY / SECURITY

15) New York MTA: Education Best Way to Prevent Crossing Crashes
Link to Journal News article

TRANSIT

16) Singapore to Roll Out Automated Transit Pods
Link to The Stack article

17) Arkansas Rock Region Metro's Goal: Get Word Out on Bus Route Changes
Link to Arkansas Democrat-Gazette article

18) Columbus, Ohio Startup Working on Real-Time Tracking App, On-Board Payment Idea
Link to Columbus Underground article

19) Surviving the Storm: Keeping Passengers Informed
Link to Mass Transit article

20) How Transit Technology is Fostering Collaboration in College Towns
Link to Mass Transit article

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

21) Google Unveils Mobile App to Tackle Traffic Gridlock in Kenya
Link to Xinhua article

VEHICLES

22) In Europe, Ford Will Read Speed Limit Signs, Prevent Your Speeding
Link to TechCruch article


News Releases


Job Postings
  Senior & Junior Traffic Engineer – AECOM – Philadelphia /Conshohocken, Pennsylvania


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1 comment:

Simon Lucas said...

I have not read all of the links but all of the article I read are helpful and interesting.
I suggest all companies that offers Logistics and Sustainable Supply Chain Solutions should read all of the articles listed.