Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

State DOT’s use HERE data to prepare for solar eclipse traffic

For the first time in 39 years, a total solar eclipse will be viewable in the U.S. on August 21st. State Departments of Transportation across the eclipse path are utilizing HERE Technology’s real-time and historic traffic data to help manage the expected mass influx of sky watchers. Oregon, Missouri and North Carolina have all been working with HERE to optimize their departments’ operations, traffic management centers and delivery of real-time traffic information to travelers across roads large and small. Be sure to read more about how DOT’s are preparing for this historic event here.


1) Little Rock Airport Puts Electric Outlets, Ports at All Seats
Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport news release

2) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Unveils New Digital Ad Displays


3) Electronic Toll Collection to Be Introduced on Croatian Motorways

4) National Highways Authority of India Launches Mobile Apps for ETC


5) I-11 Opening in Nevada Causes GPS Glitch

6) Backing Up Technology: Radio Navigation and Paper Ballots
Baltimore Sun’s Roughly Speaking podcast


7) Intelsat Will Help Connect Small Maritime Vessels in Brazil
Intelsat news release


8) Traffic Planners Should Listen Up to Solutions Offered by Transportation Techies


9) Broward County, Florida Deputy Charged with Giving Airport Shooting Video to TMZ

10) Rolling Ads Promote Motorcycle Safety Across Nebraska During 10-Week Campaign

11) 18 Hilarious Utah Highway Road Warnings You Probably Missed

12) NASA Offers Free Aviation E-books

13) Students in Queens, New York Design Traffic Safety Banners for Sutphin Boulevard


14) Officials Fighting Wrong-Way Crashes with Research into Real-Time Alerts

15) Verizon Plans FirstNet Rival
Verizon news release


16) Texas’ DCTA Launches Free Fare Promotion to Boost Transportation Options
Denton County Transportation Authority news release


17) Perth County, Ontario’s New Road-Closure Notification System Could Save Lives


18) Michigan DOT Tests Automated Vehicle Infrastructure on I-75

19) Volvo’s Take on the Touchscreen Actually Makes Sense

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