Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, August 7, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

Eberle Design Inc.’s iCITE® Data Aggregator DA-300® Offers Real-Time Traffic & Arterial Data with Cabinet Monitoring

From the Intelligent Cabinet Interface to Traffic Equipment (iCITE®) suite of products, the iCITE® Data Aggregator DA-300® accesses real-time intersection and arterial traffic data from any traffic cabinet, via high-speed internal or external communications devices, regardless of the traffic controller or central ITS system. These devices are also designed to endure temperature extremes and are well suited for solar powered applications. In cooperation with any iCITE Ready™ data analytics partner, the DA-300® can provide turning movement counts, amber/red actuations, arrivals on red, detector failures, preemption details, communications and power failures/alerts, split and interval timing data, travel time and the Purdue Coordination Diagram, based upon Hi Resolution Data, all tailored to provide Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures via a Cloud-based user-friendly interface. Wi-Fi equipped and travel time ready. For more information, visit www.editraffic.com or kindly contact John Shearer, EDI Sales Manager, at jshearer@editraffic.com.  


AVIATION

1) FAA Taking Advice It Rejected Six Years Ago to Prevent Jets Missing Runways

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

2) South Philadelphia Road Wars: New Signs Fuel Neighborhood ‘Bikelash’

CARTOGRAPHY

3) Washington State DOT Adds Some Flair to Their Traffic Map

4) Apple Maps Transit Directions Expand to Brisbane, Perth and Surrounding Areas in Australia

5) ‘X-Ray Maps’ Show What New York Subway Stations Actually Look Like

FREIGHT

6) NTSB/NSC Roundtable Discussion: Strategies for Increasing Commercial Truck Adoption of ADAS

GPS / NAVIGATION

7) Rerouting? Your GPS May Get Lost During the Eclipse

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

8) Smart Technology Helping to Ease St. Charles County, Missouri Traffic

9) 10 New Benefits Added to ITS Benefits Database

MARITIME

10) Cyber Threats Prompt Return of Radio for Ship Navigation

11) Technology Allows Maritime Control Centers to Expand Services They Provide

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

12) TSA Video Reveals ‘Layers of Security’ at Airports

RAILROADS

13) Little Blue Signs May Save Lives Near Railroad Crossings

14) Trafficalm Donates Sign to Improve Safety at Idaho Rail Crossing

15) Changing Technology Brings the End to a Classic Pennsylvania Railroad Signal

ROADWAYS

16) Tricksters Can Alter Street Signs to Confuse Self-Driving Cars

SAFETY / SECURITY

17) UK Ministry of Transport Issues Guidelines Against Vehicle Hackers
Department for Transport and Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure guidelines

18) Alabama Governor Awards Grants for Traffic Safety Information and Tech to University of Alabama

19) School Bus Solution Provides App-Based Visibility for Parents

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

20) Uber Partners with Delhi Police for Women Safety Mobile App

TELEMATICS

21) Altering a Car’s Behavior with Updates

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

22) Despite Advance Notifications of Road Closures, Motorists Complain During Philippine Ironman Race

TRANSIT

23) ‘Not Always Free Money’: One Critic Warns Against Selling Transit Station Naming Rights

24) California Transit Systems in a Battle About Weed on Twitter

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

25) Six Months After Implementation, Rhode Island DOT Electronic Traffic Signs Doing Their Job

26) Carpool Lanes, Digital Signs Will Change How Las Vegas Drives

VEHICLES

27) China’s Baidu to Test Self-Driving Cars in Concord, California

28) Five Actions Congress May Take on Self-Driving Cars

29) Rhode Island Preparing for Driverless Vehicles

30) Driverless Cars Are Coming to Atlanta. Are We Ready?

31) New Nissan Pathfinder Will Honk if You Leave Your Kids in a Hot Car

32) Report from the Automated Vehicles Symposium


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