Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Senator Charles Schumer Blames JFK Airport Chaos on Bad Communication Between Port Authority and Airlines

2) Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Leverages Technology and Advisory Panel to Expand Universal Access Far Beyond Legal Requirements

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) Toronto Police Launch Pedestrian Safety Campaign After Spike in Road Deaths
Toronto Police Service news release

FREIGHT

4) Maersk, IBM Form Blockchain Joint Venture to Focus on Global Trade
Maersk news release

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

5) Denver’s $12 Million Smart-Tech Test Program to Unsnarl Traffic, Improve Pedestrian Safety Poised for Approval Today

6) Mobility Rush 37

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

7) Engaging Public in Local Road Funding Decision May Lead to Better Outcomes

SAFETY / SECURITY

8) Chicago Alderman Consider Providing Police with ‘Textalyzers’

9) System to Provide Data on Risky Work-Zone Incidents

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

10) First Six of 52 Active Traffic Management Signs for Project Neon to Go Live in Late February

TRANSIT

11) Here’s What New Yorkers Did with Their First Year of Underground Wi-Fi
Transit Wireless news release

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

12) Transguide Operations Center in San Antonio Keeps Close Eye on Traffic Conditions

13) Karyalaya Ventures Launches Transportation Apps for Nepal

VEHICLES

14) US to ‘Carefully’ Consider GM Petition to Test Self-Driving Car

15) Google Nipping at Big Auto’s Heels in Race to Build Self-Driving Cars


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Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, January 15, 2018 - Cranford, New Jersey

Eberle Design Inc.’s iCITE® Data Aggregator DA-300® Offers Real-Time Traffic & Arterial Data with Cabinet Monitoring


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AVIATION

1) US Aircraft Registration System Said to Pose Security Risks

2) Radio on Wrong Frequency in Air Canada San Francisco Airport Incident

CAMERAS

3) Queensland Police Union Calls for End to Use of Unmarked Speed Cameras

GPS / NAVIGATION

4) NASA Tests X-Ray-Based ‘Space GPS’ Navigation System

MARITIME

5) Communication Key to Monitoring Houston Ship Channel Traffic

6) Future Singapore Port Will Tap Tech, Data to Optimize Ops

OBITUARIES

7) Edward A. Starosielec, Calspan Vice President and Visionary Engineer

PRIVACY

8) Smart Cars Collect a Lot of Data. FTC Wants to Know How It’s Used
Nextgov                       

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

9) Mickey Gilley, Tennessee Highway Safety Office Promote Seat Belt Use
Tennessee Highway Safety Office news release

RAILROADS

10) Amtrak CEO Outlines Safety Efforts for Oregon, Washington

11) Indian Railways Introduces New App to Track Movement of Trains

12) BNSF Forges Ahead on the Technology-Adoption Front

ROADWAYS

13) Wrong-Way Freeway Drivers in California Will Now be Confronted with ‘Sea of Red,’ Caltrans Says

SAFETY / SECURITY

14) Car Hacking Remains Very Real Threat as Autos Become Ever More Loaded with Tech

15) Safety Advocates Say Not So Fast on Driverless Cars

16) Auburn University Begins Live Video Monitoring of Late-Night Buses Following Assault

TRANSIT

17) SEPTA App Stymied by Scheduling Confusion Caused by Cold and Snow

18) Long Island Rail Road Commuters Complain About Inaccurate Real-Time Information

19) Sacramento’s Transit Future: Order a Bus to Your Front Door

20) GPS Failure Leaves First Bus Passengers in Bristol, UK in the Dark

VEHICLES

21) US Transportation Secretary: Self-Driving Cars Must Benefit Rural Communities, Not Just Cities

22) Waymo’s Self-Driving Chrysler Pacifica Begins Testing in San Francisco

23) UK’s National Infrastructure Commission Launches Driverless Car Infrastructure Competition

24) First True Autonomous Cars Won’t Be for Sale

25) Poll: American Still Deeply Skeptical About Driverless Cars
Advocates for Highway & Auto Safety news release


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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    
© 2018 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016