Monday, July 25, 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Monday, July 25, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

The Reno A&E (RAE) Bicycle Differentiation System Provides Safe Passage Time through Intersections

The Model C-1101-B and Model C-1201-B inductive loop vehicle detectors offer increased processing that provides the capability of signature recognition enabling the vehicle detector to detect all vehicles with the added ability of differentiating bicycles from all other vehicles including differentiating bicycles from motor-scooters and motorcycles as well. Caltrans or NEMA type models allow traffic engineering professionals to detect and provide safe passage time for bicycles without compromising the intersections operating efficiency.  To learn more about RAE’s Bicycle Differentiation System, contact RAE Sales Manager Matt Zinn at

1) New Technology, Security Solutions and the ‘Disney Concept’ - Sea-Tac Airport Reveals Customer Experience Plans
Link to Future Travel Experience article
2) Nextbike Uses RFID to Simplify Bicycle Rentals
Link to RFID Journal article

3) Santa Monica, California Wants to Turn Crosswalks Into Public Art
Link to KPCC Radio story
4) Google Maps Rolling Out Wi-Fi Only Mode and Mass Transit Delay Notifications
Link to Android Police article
5) Heads Up, Developers: USDOT Wants an Address Crowdsourcing App
Link to FedScoop article

6) ‘Technology Company’ UPS Investing $1 Billion a Year in Intelligent Logistics
Link to American Journal of Transportation article
7) Hong Kong Modernizes Maritime Monitoring
Link to Shephard Media article

8) Research Aims to Prevent ‘Maritime Equivalent of a Motorway Pile-Up’
Link to The Engineer article
9) Interview with Innovation Chief of Singapore’s Transport Agency
Link to GovInsider article
10) Austin Transportation Officials Say Distracted Driving May Lead to Traffic Signal Delays
Link to KUOW Radio story
11) TSA Can Improve FOIA Response According to Office of Government Information Services
Link to Travel Pulse article
12) Liability of Transportation Entity for the Unintentional Release of Secure Data or the Intentional Release of Monitoring Data on Movements or Activities of the Public
Link to TRB Legal Research Digest

13) Studio Creates Animated Short for Nagoya Railroad
Link to Anime News Network article
14) Iowa Governor: Driving Distractions a Major Legislative Issue in 2017
Link to Quad-City Times article
15) TSA Safe Skies Master Key, Blueprints Released by Hacking Group
Link to ZDNet article
16) Miami-Dade Transit Riders Can Now Use Their Phones to Pay Fares
Link to WSVN-TV story

17) Singapore Commuters Can Use Mastercard to Pay for Public Transport by End of 2016
Link to Channel NewsAsia story

18) Dubai RTA to Launch All-in-One Transport Payment App
Link to Gulf News article

19) ATRA Pulse - July 2016
Link to newsletter
20) Testing Sites for Self-Driving Cars Become a Priority
Link to New York Times article

21) GM Uses Delay to Fine Tune Its Self-Driving System
Link to Detroit Free Press article
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