Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, August 18, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) FAA Changes San Francisco Landing Rules After Close Call

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

2) San Mateo County, California Library Rolls Out Book Bikes with Wi-Fi

CAMERAS

3) Cameras Now Available to Check Train Crossings in Huron Township, Michigan

CARTOGRAPHY

4) Leaving Town at Rush Hour? Here’s How Far You’re Likely to Get from America’s Largest Cities.

FREIGHT

5) How Hackers Are Targeting the Shipping Industry

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

6) How Hosting 2016 ITS World Congress Has Benefited Australia

MARITIME

7) Port of Los Angeles to Open GE Data Portal to Carriers

8) Ghana Vice President Directs Port Operators to Begin Piloting Paperless System

OTHER

9) Self-Driving Wheelchairs Debut in Hospitals and Airports

10) Maryland DOT Spends $36,000 to Rebrand, Unify Agencies

11) New Website Aims to Boost Tourism to Forth Bridges
Scottish Government news release

12) Collaboration Is Transportation Innovation’s Crucial Ingredient

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

13) As New York State Troopers Are Diverted, Deployment Data Remains Restricted

14) TV Host with Breast Cancer Teams with TSA for Powerful Video
The Moms news release

15) West Palm Beach, Florida Uses ‘Back-to-School’ 3D Campaign to Make Drivers Think Twice About Speeding
Insider Newsletter (scroll down for story)

16) Union Pacific Railroad Launches ‘Your Life Is Worth the Wait’ Campaign

RAILROADS

17) Irish Rail to Begin Installation of Advanced Train Protection System by End of Year

SAFETY / SECURITY

18) Colorado DOT Deploys Autonomous Impact Protection Vehicle
Royal Truck & Equipment news release

19) Vehicles’ CAN Bus Flaw Could Allow Safety Feature Shutdown

20) Japan Uses Blue Lights, Mirrors,‘Train Melodies’; Works with Media to Cut Train Suicides

21) More Good News for a Promising Earthquake Early-Warning Tool

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

22) Missouri DOT Prepares for Heavy Traffic During Total Solar Eclipse

TRANSIT

23) Trip-Planning App Uses Augmented Reality to Offer Live Passenger Info

24) ATRA Pulse - August 2017

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

25) Bellevue, Washington Shows Off 100% Adaptive Signal Traffic Coverage

VEHICLES

26) How Clemson Researchers Plan to Boost Energy Efficiency with Connected, Automated Vehicle Technology

27) Car Manufacturers and Suppliers Are Not the Only Ones Who Should Be Worried About Autonomous Vehicles

28) Start Hyundai Genesis Luxury Cars with Your Voice and Google Assistant


News Releases


Friday Bonus
Many people consider Pet Sounds by the Beach Boys to be one of the most influential albums ever. I don’t think this new record, Jet Sounds, will attain the same renown.


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