Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

Last Chance to Register for Webinar - Atkins joins the conversation to share how they are using INRIX Roadway Analytics for Smart City and Infrastructure Planning Globally
Join us tomorrow to learn how transportation agencies and consultants are utilizing leading traffic data, analytics and visualizations to improve roadway performance across cities and strategic road networks. We will also be diving into the key learnings and methodology from our new U.S. Traffic Hotspot Study.  Reserve your seat today!
  • Easily extract actionable insights from big data to help you understand what’s happening on your roads – benchmark and improve roadway performance.
  • Identify and prioritize locations for roadway improvement, and more accurately measure and report the impact of investments.
  • Use data visualizations to enrich and communicate your findings with stakeholders and city leadership.


1) Clemson, Duke Developing Technology to Detect and Deter Drone Activity

2) Denver City Council Approves Contract Revisions for 1,000 Foot Welcome Sign to Airport

3) The 300-Word Language Senior Air Crew Must Speak, Whatever Their Nationality

4) Woman Says Passengers on Delta Flight Carrying Fallen Soldier Told Not to Sing National Anthem


5) Baltimore Bike Share Returns But Discrepancies Persist with App and Number of Bikes on Street

6) Police Bike Patrols Improves Communications, Fosters Relationships


7) Beyond the GPS, Mapping Every Place, Everywhere


8) E-ZPass Being Installed at Cape May County, New Jersey Bridges


9) Russia Jammed Phones and GPS in Northern Europe During Massive Military Drills

10) Alexa-Equipped Garmin Speak Is Like an Echo Dot for Your Car


11) What Kind of Collaboration Is Needed Between Operators, Authorities and Third-Parties to Ensure MaaS Becomes a Widespread Reality?

12) Deputy Director of Polis Talks About What Will Make Smart Cities of Tomorrow a Reality


13) Single Maritime Portal Created for Antigua and Barbuda

14) Survey Shows New Zealand Boaties Fail to Check Weather
Maritime New Zealand news release


15) Texas A&M Studies AI to Improve Transport for Riders with Mobility Challenges
Texas A&M news release

16) Malta’s Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan Kicks Off
Thinking Highways audio interviews


17) Did Media Underreport Attempt to Bomb Asheville Airport?

18) Denver RTD Commuter Rail Campaign Wins APTA AdWheel Grand Award


19) Massachusetts State Senator Launches Website to Push for East-West Rail


20) Amid Historic Spike in US Traffic Fatalities, Federal Data on Danger of Distracted Driving Getting Worse

21) In-Vehicle Warnings Show Promise for Improving Work Zone Safety

22) Gates Installed at Downtown Grand Forks, North Dakota Rail Crossings to Alert Walkers


23) Female Ride-Hailing Apps Grow in Brazil on Safety Concerns


24) Card Readers on SEPTA Buses Not Working? Blame It on Growing Pains

25) Apple Maps Transit Information Added for Birmingham, Alabama

26) Google Maps Makes Tracking Easier for Pullman Transit


27) Behind the Scenes at Bristol, England’s New Traffic, Emergency Response and Welfare CCTV Hub

28) Project Looks to Develop Hands-Free Traveler Information App for New Jersey Corridors


29) Ohio Turnpike Commission Approves Communications System for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

30) GM to Begin Testing Self-Driving Cars in New York City in Early 2018

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