Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, April 28, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) FAA Begins Drone Map Release

CAMERAS

2) Judge: Iowa DOT Has Authority to Turn Off Traffic Cameras

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

3) Gentex Driving Toll Road Technology into Canada and Mexico

GPS / NAVIGATION

4) TomTom Layoffs About Two-Thirds of Its Staff at Lebanon, New Hampshire Office

OTHER

5) Georgia’s Buckhead Coalition Prints Signs to Help Drivers Enter and Exit Driveways

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

6) Maryland Transit Administration Still Won’t Release or Allow Review of Unrest Footage Two Years Later, Claiming It Would Compromise Security

7) New Hampshire DOT Produces Tutorial on How to Navigate Two-Lane Roundabouts

ROADWAYS

8) Critics Want ‘Self-Serving’ RhodeWorks Signs Taken Down

SAFETY / SECURITY

9) French Police Will Be Able to Ban Traffic Info Apps from Warning of Police Over Terrorism Concerns

10) Drivewyze Road-Safety Alerts Come to Pennsylvania Turnpike

11) Trucking Company Employee Claims He Was Fired for Not Texting and Driving ‘Like Everyone Else’

12) New Technologies Make Iowa Work Zones Safer

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

13) Uber Making It Easier to Delete Your Account

14) Decals, GPS, Video/Audio Recording Among Suggestions to Make Halifax Taxis Safer

TRANSIT

15) ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ Badges Launched on London Transport Network

16) Real-Time Data on Bangalore Buses in May

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

17) UK’s Elgin to Launch App-Based System to Provide Road Closure Updates on Satnavs

18) Florida DOT Using Bluetooth Trackers to Measure Traffic Flow

VEHICLES

19) States Pursue Permission for Truck Platoon Testing

20) Fiat Chrysler CEO: Semi-autonomous Portal Could Come in Two Years

21) Did Daimler Test an ‘Automated’ Truck in Oregon? Not Exactly

22) Ford Makes More of Its Cars Immune to Speeding Tickets

News Releases

Friday Bonus

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