Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, September 29, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Software Glitch Causes Brief Delays at Airports Worldwide

2) FAA Denies Request of Los Angeles Chargers Owner to Stop Banners from Flying Before Games

3) IoT Set to Transform the Airport Experience

4) Developing Sensors to Defend Aircraft Against Lasers

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

5) Houston Metro Unveils New Safety Fix to Warn Pedestrians

6) ‘Bicycle Barometers’ Help San Francisco Cyclists Feel Validated

CARTOGRAPHY

7) Sydney Airport Introduces Indoor Baidu Maps to Appeal to Chinese Visitors
Sydney Airport news release

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

8) Emergency Vehicles to Be Equipped with Electronic Tolls in First Phase of ETC in Malaysia

FREIGHT

9) OOIDA-Formed Coalition Backs Two Year Delay for Electronic Logging Device Mandate
Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association news release

10) Why Digital Transformation Matters in Transportation

GPS / NAVIGATION

11) GPS Dart Helps Lead Lucas County, Ohio Officers to Suspect, Avoid Vehicle Chase

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

12) Traffic Technology International - August/September 2017

MARITIME

13) Singapore Authorities: USS John S. McCain Did Not Send Out Automatic Identification Signals

14) Maritime Monitoring Company SRT Marine Enters Satellite Fleet Ownership with Clyde Space Contract

OTHER

15) Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for September 29

RAILROADS

16) Invention Could Help Divert Disaster on Railroad Crossings

17) EU Sets Sights on Rail Passenger Bill of Rights
European Commission news release

ROADWAYS

18) Why Baltimore’s Traffic Signals Can Be So Much Trouble

19) Transportation Leaders Hope to Paint More Road Murals Across Tampa Area

SAFETY / SECURITY

20) US Senate Committee Told More Intelligence Sharing Needed Between Government and Private Aviation

21) US to Collect Social Media Data on All Immigrants Entering Country
Federal Register notice

22) Smartphones, Smart Cars Future of Efficient, Safe Traffic

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

23) Uber Will Teach You Sign Language to Better Communicate with Deaf Drivers

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

24) Safety Service Patrol Priorities and Best Practices

TRANSIT

25) Where Is My Bus? New MAX Transit App Will Help With that in Birmingham Area

26) Transit Windsor Tests Text System Showing Real-Time Arrival Information

27) Five Remarkable Technologies Breaking Down Barriers of Transport Ticketing

28) Cubic to Present Biometric Ticketing System at London Train Stations

29) Cities Deploying Big Data and Analytics Tools to Enhance Transit Systems

30) Smart Cities: Critical Opportunities for Transit Agencies

VEHICLES

31) Senate Releases Driverless Car Bill, Does Not Address Trucking
Senator John Thune news release

32) In Taiwan, Modest Test of Driverless Bus May Hint at Big Things to Come

33) Toyota Research Institute Debuts Its Next-Generation Automated Driving Platform


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