Monday, April 12, 2021

Monday, April 12, 2021

Transportation Communications Newsletter


Monday, April 12, 2021 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION


1) Idaho’s Friedman Memorial Airport Takes One Step Closer To Digital Air Traffic Control

Idaho Mountain Express


2) UK Air Traffic Management Official Discusses Organization’s Response To COVID-19

International Airport Review


CARTOGRAPHY


3) GM Rolls Out A New Cloud-Based Mapping Service For Nearly 1 Million Vehicles

The Verge


FREIGHT


4) Female Truckers Have Become TikTok Influencers, And They’re Changing The Transportation Game

CNN


GPS / NAVIGATION


5) New Approach Breaks A Barrier To Determine Best Route To Multiple Destinations

The Conversation


6) Waze Now Displaying Pins Where 5G Service Is Available In Philippines

autoevolution


OTHER


7) COVID Vaccine Passports: More Cruise Lines, Airlines Climb Aboard

CNET


TRANSIT


8) Moscow Metro’s Troika Card Expands To City Of Perm

Intelligent Transport 


VEHICLES


9) Chinese Autonomous Driving Trial Said To Break New Ground

Highways News


10) Domino’s Pizzas Now Delivered With Autonomous Cars In Houston

CNET



News Releases

1) Fraport Introduces Automatic License Plate Detection At Frankfurt Airport’s CargoCity South

2) Here Marketplace Adds CustomWeather Data For Location-Aware, Weather-Intelligent Applications

3) TomTom AmiGO Now Available On Android Auto



Upcoming Events

TRB Webinar: The Day of the Drones - Airports and Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Part 2 - April 27


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Friday, April 9, 2021

Friday, April 9, 2021

 Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, April 9, 2021 - Cranford, New Jersey



ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION


1) Apple Rolls Out ‘Find My’ To Bicycles

DC Rainmaker


2) US Department Of Justice Moves To Intervene In Lawsuit Against City Of Chicago Claiming Crosswalk Signals Are Not Accessible For Visually Impaired

WBBM-TV


AVIATION


3) Robot Delivers Food At Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport

Twin Cities Business


4) US Customs Explores Options To Boost Access To Commercial Airline Data

Nextgov


5) How Airlines And Airports Are Creating Digital Companions To Keep Passengers Informed During COVID-19

Future Travel Experience


CAMERAS


6) One Road, 68 Cameras: People In Auckland’s North Shore Up In Arms Over Traffic Camera Increase

Radio New Zealand


PARKING


7) Transport Technology Forum Adding Parking Info To Local Authority Dataset

Highways News


RAILROADS


8) South Western Rail Network To Implement ‘Rail 5G’

Rail Technology Magazine


ROADWAYS


9) Addition Of Safety Signs On Photogenic Bridge In Centerport, New York Sets Off Complaints

HuntingtonNow


SAFETY / SECURITY


10) Victoria Invests AU$34 Million In ‘Distracted Driver’ AI Mobile Phone Detection Tech

ZDNet


TRANSIT


11) Metrolink Receives FRA Grant To Stem Suicides On Tracks

Progressive Railroading


12) Interview With Nat Ford, CEO, Jacksonville Transportation Authority

Transit Unplugged podcast


VEHICLES


13) How GMC’s Hummer EV SUV Is Connected To Marvel Cinematic Universe

CNET



News Releases

1) Recurrent Training Courses For Drone Pilots Available Online

2) Icomera Launches Next-Generation 5G-Enabled Connectivity Platform For Public Transport

3) Trapeze Group Americas Announces New Operating Business, Vontas, To Transform Intelligent Transportation Software



Friday Bonus

No problem finding the bus stop at this English home!



Upcoming Events

Webinar: Using Near-Real Time Connected Vehicle Data To Improve Decision Making and Drive Efficiency - April 14


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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021

 Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - Cranford, New Jersey



ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION


1) Florida Bill Would Change Crossing Beacons From Yellow To Red

Tampa Bay Newspapers


AVIATION


2) NTSB Again Calls For Cockpit Video Recorders

FlightGlobal


3) Albanian Air Traffic Controllers Go On Strike

AP


4) Hudson Explains Why It Is Taking The Automated Retail Route At Airports

Forbes


5) Albany, New York Airport Rolls Out New Logo, Website

Times Union


6) Technology Trends To Propel Air Traffic Management Market Forward

Connected Aviation Today advertorial


CAMERAS


7) Bill To Ban Most Traffic Cameras Dead In Iowa Legislature

KCRG-TV


ELECTRONIC TOLLING


8) End Of An Era: No More Toll Takers On San Francisco Bay Area Bridges

KQED Radio


INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS


9) Why ITS Is Key To Advancing The European Transport Sector In A Sustainable, Innovative Way

Open Access Government


10) Transport Sector Dallying In Implementing Intelligent Strategies: Forrester Executive

ITWeb


11) Lisa Kay Schweyer Keeps Things Moving At Traffic21

The Piper


MARITIME


12) Technical Problem Partially Knocks Out Washington State Ferry Reservation System 

The Leader


ROADWAYS


13) Variable Speed Limits Come To Pennsylvania’s Schuylkill Expressway

WCAU-TV


SAFETY / SECURITY


14) ‘Zoom Zombies’ Are Zoning Out Behind The Wheel After Video Calls, Auto Safety Experts Warn

NBC News


15) This Site Could Help Users Get More Data About Crashes In DC Neighborhoods

Greater Greater Washington


TELEMATICS


16) South Korean Expressway Operators To Scale Up Test Of AI-Based Truck Monitoring System

Aju Business Daily


TRANSIT


17) NJ Transit Leverages Data For Bus And Rail Transformation

CIO


VEHICLES


18) Electric Vehicle Infrastructure And Implementation With Colorado DOT’s Shoshana Lew

AASHTO ETAP Podcast



News Releases

1) Airbus, TNO To Develop Aircraft Laser Communication Terminal

2) ORBCOMM Enters Into Agreement To Be Acquired By GI Partners

3) HD Maps Driving Australia’s Autonomous Vehicle Goals

4) ITS Turkey Announces Award Winners



Upcoming Events

Webinar: Dealing with Data: The Challenges of Security and Privacy of Government’s Greatest Asset - April 20


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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.  

© 2021 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

 Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - Rahway, New Jersey



ELECTRONIC TOLLING


1) Lee County, Florida Considering Making Cashless Toll System Permanent

WINK-TV


MARITIME


2) The Rising Threat To The Integrity Of Maritime Navigation Data

Maritime Executive


OTHER


3) GOP Governors Take Action To Block COVID ‘Vaccine Passports’

Route Fifty


4) Washington Senator Apologizes For Participating In Virtual Transportation Meeting While Driving

KING-TV


RAILROADS


5) Amtrak Launches 50th Anniversary Website

Progressive Railroading


ROADWAYS


6) Illinois DOT Explores Initiatives To Reduce Bridge Strikes

Transport Topics


7) Maximum Speed Shown On Electronic Signs In Scotland Borders Is 28 MPH

Border Telegraph


SAFETY / SECURITY


8) Cyber Security Still A Real Threat To Highways, Transport Operations

Highways Voices podcast


9) App Launched By British Horse Society To Report Road Safety Incidents

Traffic Technology Today


TRANSIT


10) Michigan Transit Authorities Teaming Up To Offer Free Rides, Vaccine Education

WSGW Radio


VEHICLES


11) USDOT Begins Investigation Of Potential 5G For V2X

Traffic Technology Today


12) Automakers Want Aid For Car-Grade US Chip Production

Transport Topics


13) Autonomous Vehicle Industry Faces Inconsistent Guidelines

Detroit News



News Releases

1) In First For US Domestic Travel, SITA, United Airlines Partner On Biometric Boarding Pass At SFO

2) Long Beach Transit, Moovit Partner On App To Plan Travel, Provide Real-Time Information

3) Hayden AI, Conduent Announce Partnership To Improve Bus Lane Performance, Traffic Safety

4) DATTCO Launches Marketing Campaign To Inspire Confidence In Travel

5) Dubai, World Economic Forum Sign MOU To Implement Safe Drive Initiative Framework For AV Safety

6) Operation Lifesaver Awards $50,000 Innovative Rail Safety Competitive Grant For Minnesota Crossing Safety, Trespass Prevention Campaign

7) University Of Manitoba Professors Creating The Most Intelligent Road Freight Maps In Canadian Prairie History 



Upcoming Events

TRB Webinar: The Day of the Drones: Airports and Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Part 1 - April 20


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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.  

© 2021 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

 Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION


1) Customers Unable To Book Online Flights With American, Delta, United

The Hill


2) Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ Is A Love Letter To Aviation

The Drive


CAMERAS


3) Court Sides With Dayton, Says Ohio Restrictions On Traffic Cameras Are Unconstitutional

Springfield News-Sun


OTHER


4) Proposed Chicago Ordinance Would Remove References To Traffic ‘Accidents’ From Municipal Code

Streetsblog Chicago 


ROADWAYS


5) ‘Smart’ Traffic Lights Will Detect Pedestrians, Wait For Slower People To Cross Road

Daily Mail


TRANSIT


6) ATRA Pulse - March 2021 PRT Is Tipping. 13 Projects/240 Km Under Contract/Construction Worldwide

Advanced Transit Association


VEHICLES


7) AI Safety System Offers Autonomous Vehicle Drivers Seven Seconds Warning 

Intelligent Transport



News Releases

1) General Aviation Pilots Give A Thumbs Up To Runway Safety ‘Previews’

2) SiriusXM Connected Vehicle Expands Into Mexico With NissanConnect Services

3) Applied Information Selected By Evansville, Indiana To Provide Connected Vehicle Technology For Emergency Vehicle Traffic Signal Preemption



Upcoming Events

Parking Industry Expo - July 18-21 - Dallas


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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.  

© 2021 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016