Friday, February 3, 2023

Friday, February 3, 2023

 


Transportation Communications Newsletter

**25th Anniversary Year**

πŸ«€ Friday, February 3, 2023 - Cranford, New Jersey πŸ«€


**American Heart Month**


AVIATION


1) FAA Could Require Some Airlines To Upgrade To 5G-Friendly Altimeters

Tech Brew


2) Airlines Revive Pandemic-Delayed Digitalization Efforts

Aviation Week


3) Verizon Provides Drone Support In A Crisis

Air Traffic Management


ELECTRONIC TOLLING


3) Kapsch’s Plan To Conquer Latin America’s Highways With Free-Flow Tolls

BNamericas


MARITIME


4) European Commission Takes Step Toward European Maritime Single Window Environment

European Commission


PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT


5) Lawsuit Alleges Port Of South Louisiana Violated State Sunshine Law

The Lens


ROADWAYS


6) Oakland Sets Up Digital ‘Smart Loading Zones’

Government Technology


7) Eastern Kentucky University, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Embroiled In Disagreement Over Electronic Signs

WKYT-TV


8) ‘Rerd Werks’ Signs Reappear in Hull, UK But Not Everyone Is Impressed

Hull Daily Mail


SAFETY / SECURITY


9) As Part Of Major Push To Bring Down Traffic Deaths, USDOT Launches Roadway Safety Call To Action

USDOT


10) Companies Pledge Millions In Fed Effort To Stem Roads Deaths

AP


TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT


11) New Traffic Management Center Opens In Hillsborough County, Florida

WTVT-TV’s Good Day Tampa Bay video


TRANSIT


12) Massachusetts Governor Tours MBTA Operations Control Center, Pledges Transparency 

WBZ Radio


13) Auburn University’s Tiger Transit Introduces New Spot App And Transit Features

Auburn Plainsman



News Releases

1) Tulsa International Airport Works With Aviation Tech Company To Launch New Virtual Taxicab Queueing System

2) Moovit, İstanbul Başakşehir FK Unveil 2022 Impact Of Sustainable Mobility Partnership



Friday Bonus

Many TCN readers like to keep on top of the latest trends and here’s the first one for 2023; the traffic mirror selfie. If you see folks snapping their photo on sidewalks or in transit stations, this could be the reason why.


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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.  

© 2023 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Thursday, February 2, 2023

 

Transportation Communications Newsletter

**25th Anniversary Year**

🦫 Thursday, February 2, 2023 - Cranford, New Jersey 🦫


**Happy Groundhog Day**


AVIATION


1) Delta's Free WiFi, Sync Platform Point To More Connected Future

Detroit News


2) European Union Aviation Safety Agency Wants To Use ‘Technological Evolution’ To Address ATC Bottlenecks

AeroTime


3) Fraport, Lufthansa Alliance ‘Taking A Joint Customer-Focused Approach’ With ‘Innovative And Surprising Service Ideas’

Future Travel Experience


CAMERAS


4) Pennsylvania School Buses With Cameras Issued 8,000 Violations Last Fall

Philadelphia Inquirer


ELECTRONIC TOLLING


5) E-ZPass Will Have To Check Customer Accounts Before Issuing Violations Under New New Jersey Law

NJ.com


INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS


6) The Smart Transportation Dispatch - February 2, 2023

Carnegie Mellon University


MARITIME


7) DARPA Lays Course For Unmanned Maritime Future

Signal


MOBILITY


8) Free Now Introduces Mobility Benefits Card Unlocking Mobility Options Outside The App

BusinessMole


OTHER


9) Stamp It Out, Campaign Against Roadworker Abuse, Calls On Clients, Contractors For Support As Commitment Pledge Launched

Highways News


PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT


10) ‘Stay At The Scene’ Campaign Launched In Florida To Bring Awareness To Hit-And-Run Crashes

WTVT-TV


RAILROADS


11) Real-Time Tracking: What Are We Waiting For?

Railway Age commentary


SAFETY / SECURITY


12) IBM Touts Transit Cybersecurity During NFL Spot

Metro


TRANSIT


13) Union Leaders Says Canadian Transit Agencies Not Reporting All Acts Of Violence

Canadian Occupational Safety


TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT


14) Cebu City Traffic Management Coordination Committee Wary Of Contractor's Claims On Traffic Signals

CDN Digital



News Releases

1) BART Hosts Safety Orientation For Blind And Low-Vision Individuals

2) Otonomo To Provide Streaming Connected Vehicle Data To Microsoft Maps 

3) Mobile Fare Now Available In Valley Metro App

4) Aura Aero, Thales Collaborate To Decarbonate Regional Aviation By Developing Connected Avionics Solutions


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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.  

© 2023 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

 

Transportation Communications Newsletter

**25th Anniversary Year**

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - Cranford, New Jersey


**Black History Month**


AVIATION


1) Airlines Promise They’re Investing In Technology

CIO Dive


2) Airports Ramping Up Investment In Technology – New IT Report

Airport World


3) Aerospace Employers In Kern County, California Forging Data Link With Local Schools, Colleges To Place Students In Jobs

Bakersfield Californian


CAMERAS


4) Concerned Citizens Pushing Montana To Lift Red-Light Traffic Camera Ban

KTVQ-TV


INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS


5) Interview With New CEO Of ITS (UK), Max Sugarman

Highway Voices podcast


OTHER


6) New York State’s Resilient Transportation System

AASHTO’s ETAP Podcast


7) European Commission To Hold Online Workshop On Creating A Common Mobility Data Space

European Commission


8) Cars Are Rewiring Our Brains To Ignore All The Bad Stuff About Driving

The Verge


PRIVACY


9) Surveillance And The Loneliness Of The Long-Distance Trucker

New Yorker


10) Apple Maps Privacy Bug May Have Allowed Apps To Collect Location Data Without Permission

9to5Mac


PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT


11) Leaders Launch PSA To Tackle Human Trafficking At Atlanta Airport

WXIA-TV


12) Pennsylvania Senate Bill Would Create Database Of Inspection Info For State Bridges

Pennsylvania Capital-Star


13) When Telling A Story Through Data, Context Is King

Government Technology


14) Local Arizona Authorities Use Social Media Platforms For Emergency Notifications

Parker Pioneer


ROADWAYS


15) Austin Loses Contact With Hundreds Of Traffic Signals During Winter Storm

KUT Radio


16) Inside The Sign Shop Restoring New York City’s Avenue Of The Americas Medallions

Untapped Cities


TRANSIT


17) ‘Ghost Buses’ Haunt Transit Agencies And Frustrate Riders

Stateline


18) Metro Manila Single Ticketing System OK’d

Philippine Star


19) Wyoming’s START Bus Announces Transit App Launch

Buckrail


TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT


20) Is AI Enough To Smooth Traffic In Famously Congested Areas?

Government Technology


VEHICLES


21) NHTSA Denies Petition To Remove Underride Guard Labeling Requirement

Transport Topics


22) Pronto Focusing More On Off-Road Truck Autonomy As On-Highway Software Challenges Remain

Commercial Carrier Journal


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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.  

© 2023 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

 

Transportation Communications Newsletter

**25th Anniversary Year**

  πŸ‡³πŸ‡· Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - Cranford, New Jersey πŸ‡³πŸ‡·


**Nauru Independence Day**


ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION


1) Some BMW EVs Aren’t Making Their Pedestrian Warning Sounds

The Verge


AVIATION


2) FAA Adopts New Safeguards After Computer Outage Halted Flights

Reuters


3) Travelers With Varying Needs Can Now Get Help Navigating Portland, Oregon’s Airport With Help Of New App

Oregon Public Broadcasting


4) Spokane-Published Magazine Launches To Attract US Youth To Aerospace Careers

Spokesman-Review


CAMERAS


5) Rhode Island Cities, Towns Make Millions Off Traffic Cams

WJAR-TV


6) New Haveners Speed To Camera Defense

New Haven Independent


7) AI Traffic Cameras Ready For Work In Thiruvananthapuram, India

Kaumudi


FREIGHT


8) Freight Carriers Train Drivers To Spot Signs Of Human Trafficking

Transport Dive


OTHER


9) Minnesota Bill Would Permit Driver’s License Applicants To Volunteer Demographic Info

Minnesota House of Representatives


10) Bus Drivers From Two Pennsylvania School Districts Fired Over Inappropriate Messages With Students

KDKA-TV


PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT


11) Judge Dismisses Public Records Lawsuit Over Florida Migrant Flights

News Service of Florida


ROADWAYS


12) Damaged Traffic Lights In Florida May Take Over A Year To Replace, Officials Say

WOFL-TV


SAFETY / SECURITY


13) South Korea To Build ICT-Based Crowd Management System This Year

Yonhap


14) Why TSA Agents Hate Colorado Driver’s Licenses

5280


TAXIS / RIDESHARING


15) Robotaxis Have A Problem With Dozing Passengers

Digital Trends


TRANSIT


16) Locals Want Wi-Fi, Food And Jobs When Camden, New Jersey Transit Hub Gets $250 Million Makeover

NJ.com


17) DART Says It’s Much Better Prepared For Winter Storm This Time

Dallas Morning News


18) New York Subway Station Agents Preparing To Exit The Booth

NY1


19) New LIRR Grand Central Terminal Has Typo Etched In Stone

Bloomberg


VEHICLES


20) Tesla Confirms US Department Of Justice Requested Documents On Autopilot, ‘Full Self-Driving’

CNN Business



News Releases

1) Public Comment Period Ends For Hawaiian Diacritical Markings To Be Added To Signs Along Leeward Coast

2) European Commission Stakeholder Conference On Mitigating The Social Impact Of Transition To Automation And Digitalization In Transport

3) Indiana Toll Road Expands Wrong-Way Driver Detection And Alert System



Tuesday Transportation Oddities

Pennsylvania is on a roll with recent entries crediting the commonwealth with the oldest residential street in the US and the oldest extant train station. We stay in the Keystone State for this week’s Transportation Oddity, the oldest continually operating railroad in US


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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.  

© 2023 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016