Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 – Union, New Jersey


1) NASA Working on Air Traffic Control Tech to Enable More Aircraft to Land on Time
Link to IANS article

2) Queensland Airports Work to Upgrade Wi-Fi Service
Link to Financial Review article

3) Israel's Ben Gurion Airport Launches Cellphone Check-Ins
Link to Jewish Press article


4) Facebook Stymies Admiral's Plans to Use Social Media Data to Price Insurance Premiums
Link to Reuters article

5) New Mexico Starts @NMDWIWatch Twitter Handle to Watch DWI Cases
Link to AP article


6) Senator Blumenthal Questions Exemptions to Automatic-Braking Technology Requirement
Link to Washington Post article

7) New Indian Railways Coaches Will Feature CCTV Cameras, GPS-Based Passenger Information System
Link to Indian Express article


8) FHWA to New York State: New Highway Tourism Signs Are Illegal
Link to WGRZ-TV story

9) Arizona DOT Taking Steps to Reduce Number of Wrong-Way Crashes
Link to KPHO/KTVK-TV story

10) I-70 Will Be First 'Connected' Highway in Colorado
Link to KMGH-TV story

11) New National Standards on Vietnam's Traffic Signs Effective This Month
Link to Tuoi Tre News article


12) Toronto Pedestrian Advocates Protest New Safety Campaign
Link to CBC News story

13) Oregon DOT Adding Tsunami Warning Signs Along US 101
Link to Oregonian article

14) McMurdo Official Says New Satellite Tech Will Improve Search and Rescue Efforts
Link to Government Security News article

15) In New Jersey, 'Zack Alerts' Would Target Hit-and-Run Drivers
Link to NJ Advance Media article


16) Uber App's 'Radical Redesign' Gets More Personal for You
Link to CNET article


17) New System in Victoria Sees Route Information for Your Truck Sent to Your Telematics System
Link to Big Rigs article


18) New South Wales Government to Scrap Bus Timetables, Trial On-Demand Public Transport in 2017
Link to Australian Broadcasting Corporation News story
Link to news release

19) Pittsburgh Working to Reduce Bus Bunching
Link to Pittsburgh City Paper article


20) Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Dropping 511 Phone System
Link to Courier-Journal article

21) AZTech Has Orchestrated Phoenix-Area Commutes for Two Decades
Link to KPHO/KTVK-TV story

22) USDOT Announces the Release of the Center-to-Center Reference Implementation Software Tool
Link to further information

News Releases

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