Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

GEWI Smart City Solutions on Display at ITS World Congress in Montreal

GEWI will be exhibiting TIC Software Solutions which enable Smart City Operations at booth #1325 during ITS World Congress in Montreal. Automated response projects can be created using data from agency sources, HERE, TomTom, Waze, or others. The TIC Software all-in-one solution includes product features for Work Zones, Parking, Organized Events, Traffic Flow, Traffic Lights, VMS, Public Transport Events and more. GEWI’s TIC Software has been used worldwide by government road agencies, police, commercial traffic service providers, broadcasters and automobile and devices manufacturers since 1992. To schedule a private demonstration, contact  If you’re unable to attend World Congress, download a GEWI brochure or view TIC Software videos at


1) Maine DOT, Bicycle Coalition Visiting Communities Across State to Improve Pedestrian Safety

2) Honolulu’s ‘Distracted Walking’ Law Takes Effect, Targeting Phone Users

3) New Warning Signs for Pedestrians at Some Lexington, Kentucky Intersections


4) Arkansas DOT Traffic Camera Streams a Hit with Public

5) Cameras Help Mounties Catch Drivers Who Blow By School Buses


6) State Senator’s Bill Paves Way for Expanded Massachusetts Tolls


7) European Navigation Firm NNG to Offer Pre-Recorded Messages in Indian Languages


8) ITS America Finds New Leader in Shailen Bhatt, Departing Colorado DOT Chief
ITS America news release

9) Cleveland Meeting to Discuss Smart Cities, Hear How Columbus Smart City Challenge

10) Interview with Jill Ingrassia, Managing Director of Government Relations/Traffic Safety for AAA, Past Chair of ITS America

11) New French Laboratory Explores ITS
University of Valenciennes and Hainaut-Cambrésis news release (in French)

12) Traffic Technology International - October/November 2017

13) ITS Australia Newsletter - October 2017


14) Europe’s Largest Terminal in Antwerp Installs Positioning Technology


15) US Air Force Says Santa Isn’t Real in Tweet, Later Retracts

16) Massachusetts Transportation Officials Need to Improve Communication

17) Driver and Vehicle Data: Federal Efforts and Stakeholders' Perspectives on Facilitating Data Sharing


18) Colorado DOT Scraps Cloud System; $340,000 in Losses


19) Uber Now Lets You Add Multiple Destinations for Each Journey


20) New York MTA Votes to Ban Alcohol Ads

21) Study: Transport for London’s Free Open Data Boosts London’s Economy By Up to $170 Million a Year

22) Cincinnati to Create Regional Transit Mobility App

23) Guardian Mobile Lab’s Latest Experiment Targets Public Transit Commuters with an Offline News App


24) Bluetooth Data to Be Used to Help Improve Newport Beach, California’s Traffic Flow

25) Police Robots Target Highway Traffic Violations in Beijing

26) Interagency Traffic Council Proposed for Cebu, Philippines


27) Self-Driving Bus Starts First Route in Germany
Deutsche Bahn news release (in German)

28) Pioneer Leaps Into Driverless Car Fray with Microscopic Mirrors
Pioneer Corporation news release

29) PNC Economist Looks at How Driverless Cars May Shape the Economy

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