Monday, May 16, 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, May 16, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

Register Soon for Next Week’s Webinar on Technical Advances in NEMA Signal Monitors Using FYA

Please join Eberle Design Inc. on Tuesday, May 24th at 8 a.m. PDT / 11 a.m. EDT for a free 45-minute webinar, “Technical Advances in NEMA Signal Monitors Using Flashing Yellow Arrow.” Presented by Eberle Design Inc. CTO Scott Evans, this webinar will show traffic signal engineers, technicians and supervisors the latest technical advances in signal monitor technology, tools for making the installation and operation of signal monitors easy and effective, and a report on the NEMA TS-2 amendment covering Flashing Yellow Arrows. To register, go to


1) Should Airlines Pay to Get FAA Tech Past the 1990s?
Link to FCW article

2) American Airlines Bows to Technology, Ends In-flight Gate Annoucements
Link to Bloomberg article


3) New Bikeshare Data Standard Opens Doors for Apps and Analysis
Link to Mobility Lab article


4) Brookline, Massachusetts Traffic Cameras Left On Around Clock
Link to Wicked Local Brookline article


5) New Tag Allows Drivers to Pay Tolls in 19 States
Link to NJ Advance Media article
Link to news release


6) Indian Government Unveils IT-Based Solution for Transport Sector
Link to Business Standard article

7) Pittsburgh-Area Officials Make Pitch to US Transportation Secretary for Smart City Challenge Grant
Link to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article


8) Federal Grant Looks to Integrate Transportation and Arts in Burlington, Vermont
Link to WPTZ-TV story

9) Delaware State Police Partner with Nextdoor, Social Network for Communities
Link to News Journal article

10) TR News: Technology-Enabled Transportation Services (March–April 2016)
Link to magazine


11) Advertising Campaign Keep Australia Moving Calls for More Transport Funding
Link to article

12) Connecticut to Launch Online Competition to Urge Greener Transportation Habits
Link to WCBS-AM story

13) The Big Sell: Making People Care About Infrastructure Repair
Link to Chicago Tribune article

14) Zimbabwe Government to Educate Public on Road Signs
Link to Herald article


15) South Carolina's State Highway Emergency Program, Brian O'Cain Celebrate 20 Years of Helping Motorists
Link to Connector article


16) Ads Critical of Metro Detroit's Transit Pulled
Link to Detroit News article


17) Massachusetts' New 'Go Time' Signs Aim to Take Place of Your GPS
Link to Lowell Sun article


18) Queen's Speech Will Set Out New UK Driverless Car Legislation
Link to Auto Express article

19) Connected Vehicles: Road-Ready Yet?
Link to GPS World article

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