Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter


Tuesday, August 8, 2017 -  Meriden, Connecticut


AVIATION


1) FAA’s Data Comm Progress Belies Criticism Over NextGen


2) Kansas DOT Partners on Statewide Traffic Management System for Drones


BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS


3) ECO Cycle, an Automated Underground Parking Garage for Bicycles in Japan


4) GPS Service ‘Hacks’ Traffic Lights for Slower Pedestrians


FREIGHT


5) FedEx Says It Fixed Outage That Disrupted Package Tracking


GPS / NAVIGATION


6) Lockheed Martin Invests $350 Million in Production Facility for GPS III, Other Spacecraft


7) New Arctic Laser-Ranging Station to Support GPS


INFRASTRUCTURE


8) Oklahoma DOT to Use Software to Prioritize Bridge Inspections After Earthquakes


INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS


9) Newport News, Virginia Gets More Federal Funding to Make Smarter Traffic Signals


10) Smart City Partnership in Colorado Promises to Cut Congestion, Improve Roadway Safety


MARITIME


11) European Maritime Safety Agency Launches Monitoring, Reporting and Verification System


12) Singular Point: Cloud-Based Maritime Transportation System Readies for Debut


PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION


13) Secrecy and Suspicion Surround Trump’s Deregulation Teams at USDOT and Other Agencies


14) Canadian Transportation Agency Accused of Censorship After Deleting Online Criticism


15) Union Township, New Jersey Creates Traffic Safety Video


RAILROADS


16) UK Rail Industry Leaders Commit to Creation of Complaints Ombudsman
Rail Delivery Group news release


ROADWAYS


17) Who Writes the Clever Road Warnings That Appear Over Utah’s Highways?


SAFETY / SECURITY


18) Albany, New York Police Star in Statewide Bicycle Safety Campaign


19) Oregon, Washington Take on Distracted Driving Epidemic with New Campaigns


20) Road Safety Newsletter - July 2017


TAXIS / RIDESHARING


21) North Dakota Lawmakers May Boost Reporting Requirements for Uber, Lyft Next Session


22) Belfast Taxi Firm Offers Business ‘TV Advertising’


TRANSIT


23) Leveraging Cellphones and Citizens to Transform Public Transport: Lessons from Nairobi


TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT


24) Electronic Signs to Display Live Journey Times for Perth’s Frustrated Drivers


VEHICLES


25) Next Up in Self-Driving Transportation: Modular Pods


26) Man in Car Seat Costume Tests Response to Driverless Vehicles


27) University of Wisconsin Researchers Involved in Developing Driverless Cars

News Releases

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