Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, May 22, 2017 - Glen Ridge, New Jersey

EDI Brings Technology to a New Level with ATC Cabinet Solutions


Eberle Design Inc. (EDI) is at the forefront of the industry's development of the new Advanced Traffic Controller Cabinet (ATCC) – bringing the traffic cabinet of the future into the market today. The ATC cabinet has an open architecture design that takes advantage of ultra-low power LED signals, enhanced fail-safer design, with enhanced cabinet peripheral equipment diagnostics, compact double-density size and modularity. For more information, kindly contact Jon Muilenberg, EDI Sales Director, at jmuilenberg@editraffic.com.


AVIATION

1) Indonesian Airports to Go Digital Under New Ministry Plan

2) New Amazon Research Center Propels Drone Traffic Management

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

3) The Next Step in the ‘Smart Road’ Is Coming to New Hampshire’s Everett Turnpike

4) Mobility Rush 21

OTHER

5) App Challenges South Florida Commuters to Find New Routes

ROADWAYS

6) Walton County, Florida Route Poised to Become Country’s Transportation Leader

7) Stamp Honors Trans-Canada Highway

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

8) When Cars Crash, Michigan State Police Reconstructions Work to Explain Why

TRANSIT

9) Video of Twin Cities Metro Transit Officer Asking Passenger About Immigration Status Sparks Dialogue

10) BART Pilot Project Tests Hearing Loop Technology at Station

VEHICLES

11) One Year After They Hit the Road in Pittsburgh, Challenges Remain for Uber Self-Driving Cars

12) Sony Eyes Autonomous Vehicles to Sustain Profits from Chip Business

News Releases

Upcoming Events

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, May 19, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) London City Airport First in UK to Get Remote Air Traffic Control

2) Gatwick’s Beacon Installation Provides Partners with Blue Dot Navigation and Augmented Reality Wayfinding

3) Connectivity Competition Tightens in Business Aviation Market

CAMERAS

4) Small Ohio Towns Relying on Traffic Camera Money Targeted by Lawmaker

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

5) West Virginia Parkways Bond Counsel Urges E-ZPass Be Used in New Roads Plan Funding

GPS / NAVIGATION

6) Japan Considers Expansion of QZSS System as GPS Backup

MARITIME

7) Workboats Wade Into Wireless Connectivity

PARKING

8) Using Data to Find the True Price of Parking in Boston

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

9) Gas Tax Disclosure Will Appear on Pumps in Washington State

ROADWAYS

10) Is Vermont Doing Enough to Stop Wrong-Way Drivers?

SAFETY / SECURITY

11) National Blue Alert Network for Police Will Borrow Concept from AMBER Alerts
US Department of Justice news release

12) Michigan Considers Ban on Hand-Held Phone Use While Driving

13) Alabama Railroad Safety Advocates Hope Task Force Will Help Public Safety

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

14) Uber Doesn’t Want You to See This Document About Its Vast Data Surveillance System

TELEMATICS

15) Opel to Offer Pre-Installed Telematics Equipment for Commercial Vehicles

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

16) Former WCBS Helicopter Traffic Reporter/Pilot Neal Busch Recounts Some of the History of New York City Traffic Reporting

News Releases

Friday Bonus

Upcoming Events

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The Transportation Communications Newsletter (ISSN 1529-1057) is published electronically Monday through Friday.   For a free subscription or to unsubscribe, or for comments or questions, please contact me at bernie@transportationradio.com. TCN archives: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/transport-communications    
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© 2017 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


CAMERAS

1) New Jersey Transit Buses Getting a High-Tech Surveillance Upgrade
Governor Chris Christie news release

2) Traffic Enforcement Cameras Coming to Bessemer, Alabama

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

3) E-ZPass ‘Feedback’ Signals Disappearing from Pennsylvania Turnpike Interchanges

FREIGHT

4) Trucking, Railroad Industries Wrestle with Each Other as Technology Bears Down on Both

MARITIME

5) Maritime Mobile Service Net Relays Distress Call; Crew and Vessel Safe

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

6) North Dakota DOT Uses Virtual Reality Video to Educate People on Importance of Wearing Seat Belts

SAFETY / SECURITY

7) US, EU to Meet Next Week in Washington to Discuss Aviation Threats
Reuters

TRANSIT

8) This Boston Rapid Transit Campaign Proves There’s Beauty in Buses

9) To Ride the Subway of the Future, All You Need Is Your Face

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

10) Real-Time Traffic, Alerts to Go Live on I-90 in Illinois This Summer

VEHICLES

11) To Prepare Louisiana for Driverless Vehicles, DOTD Signs $2 Million Consulting Contract
Arcadis news release

12) Analyst: BlackBerry Working with Automakers on Anti-Hack Tool

News Releases

Upcoming Events

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The Transportation Communications Newsletter (ISSN 1529-1057) is published electronically Monday through Friday.   For a free subscription or to unsubscribe, or for comments or questions, please contact me at bernie@transportationradio.com. TCN archives: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/transport-communications    
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© 2017 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Aviation Debate Heats Up as Carriers Pan ‘Dysfunctional’ FAA

2) Dubai Airports CEO: Airports Should Rethink Use of Technology to Boost Capacity, Lower Costs

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) UK Bans Volvo’s LifePaint Film for Being Misleading
Advertising Standards Authority ruling

CAMERAS

4) Cedar Rapids, Iowa Police: Speeding Spikes on I-380 Without Camera Tickets

5) Winnipeg Considering Live-Streaming Traffic Cameras

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

6) Keeping North Texas Traffic Moving with New Technology

OTHER

7) What a Traffic Stop Could Look Like in 2030

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

8) North Carolina DOT Addresses Breakdown in Communication After I-77 Closure Goes Overtime

RAILROADS

9) Canada Proposes Mandatory Inward-Facing Cameras in Locomotives
Transport Canada news release

10) Ad Screen in DC’s Union Station Played PornHub Videos

ROADWAYS

11) How Technology is Helping Street Works Management

SAFETY / SECURITY

12) A Data-Driven Crash-Prediction Tool Every City Can Use

13) 82% of School-Zone Lights in New Orleans Work Now

TELEMATICS

14) Progressive: Usage-Based Insurance Is the Future, Likely Assisted by OEM Data

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

15) Editorial: Better Traveler Information Welcomed Along I-90 in Spokane Area

VEHICLES

16) BMW, Intel Add Delphi to Self-Driving Car Alliance

WEATHER

17) The Secret to Better Weather Forecasts Could Be in Meteorologists’ Eyes

News Releases

Upcoming Events

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The Transportation Communications Newsletter (ISSN 1529-1057) is published electronically Monday through Friday.   For a free subscription or to unsubscribe, or for comments or questions, please contact me at bernie@transportationradio.com. TCN archives: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/transport-communications    
Follow me on Twitter @TransportComm. Member: Society of Professional Journalists   
© 2017 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016