Thursday, August 13, 2020

Thursday, August 13, 2020

 Transportation Communications Newsletter


Thursday, August 13, 2020 - Cranford, New Jersey



BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS


1) Israeli Researchers Develop AI Route Planning System For Blind Pedestrians

Xinhua


2) Cycling Most Talked About Mode Of Transport During Pandemic, Finds Social Media Monitor Brandwatch

Forbes


CAMERAS


3) Predictive Video Traffic Data Reducing Calgary Road Conflicts

Livewire Calgary


FREIGHT


4) Smart Containers And Situational Awareness

Maritime Executive


GPS / NAVIGATION


5) Waze Rolls Out Railroad Crossing Alerts Worldwide

Neowin


6) UAE To Launch Navigation Satellite Next Year

Emirates News Agency


7) Verizon Details Network Enhancements Aimed At Improving GPS Accuracy

ZDNet


INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS


8) ERTICO Newsletter - August 13, 2020

ERTICO-ITS Europe


9) The Smart Transportation Dispatch - August 13, 2020

Carnegie Mellon University


OTHER


10) Waze Rolls Out Contactless Fuel Payments With ExxonMobil, Shell

CNET


PARKING


11) Federal Aviation-Ground Transportation Working Group Would Have Enabled Holistic Industry Response to COVID

Business Travel News commentary


PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT


12) Alaska DOT Plans Less Public Outreach In Planning Winter Ferry Schedule

CoastAlaska


13) Twitter Campaign To Help Raise Awareness For Hot Car Injury Prevention

WWTI-TV


RAILROADS


14) Federal Railroad Administration: PTC Operating On Nearly All Route Miles As Of Q2

Progressive Railroading


15) New Jersey Transit, New Mexico Rail Runner Express Remain On ‘At Risk’ List For PTC Completion

Mass Transit


16) Amtrak Announces Positive Train Control Completion

Amtrak


SAFETY / SECURITY


17) Preserving The Safety Spectrum Keeps School Buses Safe

School Transportation News blog



News Releases

1) Velodyne Partners With University Of Nevada, Reno To Build Smart, Safer Transportation Infrastructure

2) New Jersey Transit To Use $2.3 Million Federal Grant For New Security Cameras

3) Port Of South Louisiana Launches Promotional Video

4) IndyGo, Briometrix Seek Volunteers For Mobility Pilot For Purple Line Stations

5) Kapsch V2X Technology Enables Future Connectivity And Protects Infrastructure Investment

6) Los Angeles High School Student Wins National Road Safety Video Challenge

7) IBM Enhances The Weather Company Max Traffic Solution With Vizzion Camera Network

8) Maryland DOT MVA Launches Customer Connect System Modernization Project, Unveils Several New Online Service Features

 


Upcoming Events

TRB Webinar: Public Transit Ridership Trends - August 18


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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

 Transportation Communications Newsletter


Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION


1) Bringing Non-Cooperative Drone Traffic Into Unmanned Traffic Management Solutions

Aviation Today


2) Going Online: A Saving Grace For Airport Retail?

Airport Technology


BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS


3) Creating A Wider Audience For E-Bikes And Bicycles

Bike Europe blog


CARTOGRAPHY


4) Image Anonymization For Mobile Mapping

GIM International


INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS


5) Smart Freeways Set To Launch In Perth

6PR Radio’s Breakfast with Steve and Basil


6) Ludwigsburg, Germany Using V2X To Give Emergency Services A Green Light

Smart Cities World


7) ITS In The Baltic States: On The Rise

ITS International


MARITIME


8) Port Of Baltimore Cyber Security Initiatives Receive $1.1 Million Boost

Dundalk Patch


MOBILITY


9) How Columbus Is Evolving Its Smart Mobility Program

StateTech


PARKING


10) Electric Vehicle Drivers In Yokohama Can Pay For Parking By Discharging Power From Car

ITS International


RAILROADS


11) Amtrak Updates Tech To Provide Real-Time Look At Train Capacity

Metro


TRANSIT


12) Washington State’s Community Transit Testing New Trip Planning Tool

My Edmonds News


13) Managing Cyber Risk As A Transit CISO

Intelligent Transport


VEHICLES


14) Transportation Official: Los Angeles Using Driverless Technology To Improve Pedestrian Safety

Axios


15) Software - The Next Generation Of Vehicle Architecture

Robotics Tomorrow



News Releases

1) Trucking Industry Key To Evaluating Fuel Tax Alternatives, New Study Finds



Upcoming Events

Webinar: How an Adaptive Network Helps Colorado DOT Make Travel Safer, More Convenient - August 17


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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. Follow me on Twitter @TransportComm.  

© 2020 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

 Transportation Communications Newsletter


Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION


1) Hammered By COVID-19 Crisis, Gogo Looks To Sell Commercial Aviation Business

Chicago Business Journal


2) Coronavirus Prompts Airlines To Have Face Mask-Related ‘No Fly’ Lists

Fox Business


3) DAG Wireless Unveils 4G/5G Infrastructure For In-Flight Connectivity

Computer Weekly


4) Boeing 747s Still Get Critical Updates Via Floppy Disks

The Verge


ELECTRONIC TOLLING


5) Electronic Toll Collections Begin On Hanoi-Hai Phong Expressway

Vietnam News Agency


GPS / NAVIGATION


6) White House Council Seeks Input On Plan To Invest In Alternatives To GPS

Nextgov


INFRASTRUCTURE 


7) Monitoring System Provides Decade Of Data From I-35W Bridge

Catalyst


MARITIME


8) Ukrainian Official: Satellite Services Can Be Effective Tool Against Maritime Smuggling

Ukrinform


OTHER


9) Maine DOT Using LIDAR Scanner To Measure Salt In Sheds

WABI-TV


10) US Department Of Defense Agrees To Spectrum Sharing Deal

FCW


PRIVACY


11) In China, Facial Recognition, Public Shaming And Control Go Hand In Hand

CNET


12) Clear Channel’s Billboard Will Start Tracking Consumers In Europe

The Verge


PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT


13) Ford Partners With Michigan Science Center For Interactive AV Experience

Autonomous Vehicle International


RAILROADS


14) Norfolk Southern Aims To Arm Employees With Host Of Mobile Apps To Boost Agility, Efficiency

Progressive Railroading


SAFETY / SECURITY


15) Driver-Safety Crowdsourcing App OurStreets Shuttering Business Operations

Technical.ly DC


16) Smartphone-Based Coaching For New Teen Drivers May Offer Long-Term Benefits

Catalyst


TAXIS / RIDESHARING


17) Skoot Launches ‘World’s First Carbon Negative Lift-Sharing App’

Intelligent Transport


TRANSIT


18) New York MTA Asks Apple’s Help To Solve iPhone Mask Issues

AP


19) Tech Problems Halt SEPTA App, Real-Time Information For Riders

Philadelphia Inquirer


20) IndyGo Partners For Data Mapping Mobility Project

Metro


VEHICLES


21) Center For Transportation Studies To Build Ecosystem For Study Of Connected And Automated Vehicles

Catalyst



News Releases

1) University Of Missouri Engineers Awarded $1.5 Million To Improve Traffic Safety, Reduce Congestion

2) Rockford Mass Transit District Introduces Mobile Ticketing App

3) Align Capital Partners Acquires Electronic Transaction Consultants Corporation

4) NUMO Alliance Launches Micromobility Data Website For Cities To Support Policy Goals

5) Aptiv, Hyundai Motor Group Rebrand Autonomous Driving Joint Venture As Motional

6) Virginia To Launch Unmanned Aerial Systems Flight Information Exchange



Solicitation

 -  Applications Sought - MKJ:5G Accelerator Program - Milton Keynes Council



Upcoming Events

Cubic Webinar: On the Road to Resilience-Keeping Your City Moving - August 12


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Monday, August 10, 2020

Monday, August 10, 2020

 Transportation Communications Newsletter


Monday, August 10, 2020 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION


1) Delhi Airport Launches Portal For Travelers To Apply For Quarantine Exemption

Tribune News Service


2) New Call Center To Track Dublin Airport Passengers, Electronic Traveling Form On Way

DublinLive


3) The State Of Civil Aviation Cybersecurity

Tripwire


BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS


4) Textured Mats At Saanich, British Columbia Intersections Guide Pedestrians With Visual Impairments

Vancouver Island Free Daily


CAMERAS


5) UK Cops Are Now Filming Rubbernecking Drivers

The Drive


MARITIME


6) Chinese Fleet Fishing Near Galapagos Protected Waters, Allegedly Falsifying GPS Location

Fox News


PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT


7) Pennsylvania DOT Seeks Public’s Input On Driving Distractions

KYW Radio


RAILROADS


8) Korail Sets Up Multilingual Information Kiosks In KTX Stations

Korea Herald


ROADWAYS


9) After Complaints About Noise, Minnesota DOT Will Remove I-35E Test Markings

Star Tribune


10) Pennsylvania DOT Letter Leaves BLM Advocate Wondering Why Stroudsburg Voted Down Painting On Street

Pocono Record


11) Why Do Highway Signs On The Way To Philadelphia Only Point People To New York City?

Philadelphia Inquirer column


SAFETY / SECURITY


12) New Railroad Safety Measures Being Tested At Orlando Crossing

WOFL-TV


13) ADOT Seeks Advice On Broadband Initiative For Safer Travel In Arizona

Arizona Daily Star


14) TSA To Stand Up Airport Digital ID App As Aviation Sector Deploys Biometrics And Temperature Checks 

BiometricUpdate.com


TRANSIT


15) VIA Finds Campaign Team For Public-Transit Referendum

San Antonio Express-News column


16) Can Hasan Ikhrata Sell San Diego On A $177 Billion Transit Revolution In A Pandemic?

San Diego Union-Tribune


TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT


17) Massachusetts DOT Launches Statewide Travel Time System

SmartCitiesWorld


VEHICLES


18) Queensland Department Of Transport And Main Roads Moves To Next Stage Of Ipswich Connected Vehicle Pilot

Telstra



Upcoming Events

Webinar: The Importance of Transportation Safety in Rural America - August 12


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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. Follow me on Twitter @TransportComm.  

© 2020 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016