Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

Join INRIX at our Headquarters in Kirkland for Analytics Demo Day – February 14th,  8:30am – 12:30pm - LAST CHANCE!

INRIX is offering all attendees a chance to demo our full suite of public sector solutions on February 14, 2017. Our live demos will include a look at ways to measuring roadway performance, origin and destinations and will even provide test rides in our Tesla with AutoPilot! Please send an email to for additional information and a full agenda. Space is limited, register today to reserve your seat!  


1) Airlines Ask Trump to Modernize Air Traffic Control System

2) Rebranding Efforts Continue at Hollywood Burbank Airport

3) App Connects Travelers Caught Up in Trump’s Ban with Lawyers

4) Self-Boarding Biometric Technology on Trial at Amsterdam Schiphol
Schiphol Group news release


5) Days Before Inauguration, Hackers Breached DC Traffic and Security Cameras

6) Judge: New Miami, Ohio Has to Pay Back Speeders $3 Million

7) Some Law Enforcement Officers Using Plastic Covers to Obscure Their Licence Plates, Investigation Finds


8) Helping Cities Maximize Use of Transportation Data, Smart Technologies

9) Naya Raipur, India to Have High-Tech ‘Command and Control Center’


10) Computer Systems Shutdown Ties Up Traffic at Port of Charleston Cargo Terminal

11) Repairs Continue to Fiji’s Maritime Navigation Equipment Post-Winston
Australian Maritime Safety Authority news release

12) Nova Scotia Ferry Official Touts 511 System for Up-to-Date Travel Information


13) Duke Students Invent Robot Cop for Safer Traffic Stops


14) Official: NJ Transit Will Finish Positive Train Control System on Time


15) Prince Edward Island Using Brighter Material for Highway Construction Signs


16) Troopers Use ‘Big Data’ to Predict Crash Sites

17) Facebook Safety Check Now Lets Users Offer Transportation, Food, Shelter After Crisis
Facebook news release

18) Colorado DOT and Panasonic to Make Travel Safer and More Reliable Using Advanced Technology


19) Ugandan Start-Up Ridesharing App Aims to Improve Road Safety


20) SEPTA’s Smart Fare Card Gets Wide Release

21) Minnesota’s Metro Transit Updates NexTrip with Real-Time Bus Locations


22) Denmark Commuters Greeted by Train Information Outage on Snowy Morning
DR story (in Danish)


23) Otto’s Robot Trucks Face Questions About Legality in California

24) Nissan CIO: Cloud Computing Powers Nissan Leaf and Will Be Key for Autonomous Driving

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