Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Transportation Communications Newsletter


 Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION


1) Munich Airport - First Airport In Europe With Integrated PayPal QR Code

FTNnews.com


CAMERAS


2) New British Columbia Traffic Cameras Will Help Investigate Crashes, Says RCMP

Driving


3) So Far, Speed Cameras On Philadelphia’s Roosevelt Boulevard Are Slowing Drivers Down

Philadelphia Inquirer


FREIGHT


4) How Tech Is Driving New Levels Of Fleet Driver Efficiency And Safety

FleetNews advertorial


MARITIME


5) Radar For Alaska’s Prince William Sound Being Repaired, Entire System Replacement Planned

The Observer


MOBILITY


6) Continental, Iteris Collaborate On Mobility Tech For Smart Cities

DBusiness


OTHER


7) New North Carolina DOT App Aims To Shame Litterers Into Keeping Their Trash To Themselves

WCNC-TV


PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT


8) Canada Regulator Says Trans Mountain Pipeline Can Shield Insurer Names

Engineering News-Record


SAFETY / SECURITY


9) Work Zones Need Detailed Research, Planning And Technology To Be Made Safe

TRB


TELEMATICS


10) Where Telematics And Consumer Behavior Fit Into The Virtual Claims Equation

Digital Insurance


TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT


11) Tweets Fuel Super Accurate Morning Traffic Prediction

Futurity



News Releases

1) Georgia 511 Day, 5/11, Highlights Services Offered By GDOT

2) UK Geospatial Commission Announces Second Phase Of Transport Location Data Innovation Competition

3) Garmin Makes PrePass Weigh Station Notifications Available On dēzl Navigation Units



Upcoming Events

Webinar: The Future of Mobility - May 12


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Monday, May 10, 2021

Monday, May 10, 2021

 Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, May 10, 2021 - Cranford, New Jersey



AVIATION


1) Miami Int'l Airport Using Tech Aimed At Stopping Drones From Coming Near Flights

WTVJ-TV


2) Transport Canada Issues Safety Alert For Honeywell Avionics Transponder

Skies Magazine


CAMERAS


3) Ford Patents Terrible Billboard Scanning Tech, Shows In-Car Ads

Motor1.com commentary


GPS / NAVIGATION


4) GAO Looks At Challenges US Defense Department Faces In Developing GPS Alternative

US Government Accountability Office


OTHER


5) California DMV To Eliminate 25 Language Options From Drivers License Test, Memo Says

Sacramento Bee


PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT


6) White House Embraces Zoom To Target Local Audiences

Axios


ROADWAYS


7) Iconic End Of The Dempster Highway Sign Will Remain Standing In Inuvik

Inuvik Drum


8) QEW Motorists Will Get Warning When Burlington Canal Lift Bridge Is Up

Bay Observer


9) ‘Confusion Corner’ Sign Fails Miserably As A Directional Aid, But It’s Loved By Winnipeggers

Winnipeg Free Press commentary


TRANSIT


10) Oklahoma’s JAMM Transit Unveils Digital Upgrades

KTEN-TV


11) TransLoc Using Big Data To Create More Efficient Public Transit System

Freethink


TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT


12) How IoT, AI, Blockchain And AR Are Revolutionizing Traffic Management

BBN Times


VEHICLES


13) Liability Questions Loom Over Autonomous Vehicles

Government Technology


14) Finnish Study Reveals Trust And Safety Among Top Priorities For Self-Driving Cars

Intelligent Transport



News Releases

1) New Mexico DOT Revives ‘Toss No Mas’ Litter Campaign



Upcoming Events

Rail Summit: IT Advancements to Meet Organizational Strategy - May 26


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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

Friday, May 7, 2021

Friday, May 7, 2021

 Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, May 7, 2021 - Cranford, New Jersey



ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION


1) Training Helped Reduce Fear And Stress For Brussels Cyclists

Brussels Times


AVIATION


2) Space-Based ADS-B Gives Eurocontrol Six Hour Preview Of Flights Entering European Airspace

Aviation Today


CAMERAS


3) Massachusetts Officials Considering Bill To Install Cameras To Catch Red-Light Runners

WGGB/WSHM-TV


ELECTRONIC TOLLING


4) Brazil’s Congress Approves Free-Flow Highway Bill

BNamericas


OTHER


5) One State’s Proposal To Regulate—Or Recall—Obscene License Plates

Route Fifty


PRIVACY


6) Are ‘Touchless’ Fares The Newest Police Spy Tool?

The Crime Report


RAILROADS


7) China’s CRRC Unveils Self-Driving Train In Changchun

Big News Network


8) Intelligent Video Looking To Reduce Red Zone Working

Rail Technology Magazine


ROADWAYS


9) Transportation Equity And Minnesota’s Rethinking I-94 Project

AASHTO ETAP Podcast


10) Tecumseh, Ontario Installing Middle-Of-The-Road Signs In Bid To Curb Speeding

Windsor Star


SAFETY / SECURITY


11) Safety Groups Worry Over Plans To Add Live Traffic Cameras To Florida DOT App

WESH-TV


12) TAPCO Went From A Basement In Wauwatosa To A Leader In Road Safety Products

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


TOURISM


13) G7 Transport Ministers Want ‘Common Platform’ To Recognize Travelers’ Vaccine Status

Canadian Press


TRANSIT


14) Tech Bus, First Trolleybus Connected To 5G For Assisted Driving In Milan

Italy 24 News


VEHICLES


15) Tesla Admits Totally Self-Driving Cars Likely Aren’t Happening In 2021

CNET



News Releases

1) Safety Groups Create Automated Enforcement Checklist To Encourage Well-Designed Programs

2) Move To Open Loop Payments Begins On Finland’s City Transport

3) University Of New Mexico Students Find Important Pandemic Information Lost In Translation On Highway Signs

4) Wejo, Esri To Offer A Complete Solution For Improving Mobility With Connected Vehicle Data

5) Volvo Trucks, Lytx Partner To Boost Safety, Performance With State-Of-The-Art Video Telematics



Friday Bonus

When you think connected vehicles you’re probably thinking something from the 21st century. This connected 1914 Ford Model T is closer to the 18th century.



Upcoming Events

Webinar: Transportation and Health: Moving Toward Better Communication, Coordination, & Collaboration - May 14


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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Transportation Communications Newsletter


  Thursday, May 6, 2021 - Cranford, New Jersey



ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION


1) Chicago Mayor Pledged To Add Audio Signals At Street Crossings For Blind Pedestrians. Two Years Later, Changes Have Come To Only Seven Sites.

Chicago Tribune


AVIATION


2) FAA Adds More Space Launch Activity Areas To Pilot Navigation Charts

FAA


CARTOGRAPHY


3) Apple Maps Will Now Let You Report Traffic Accidents Using Siri

Travel + Leisure


MARITIME


4) China’s Maritime Intelligence, Surveillance And Reconnaissance Capability In South China Sea

Foreign Policy Research Institute analysis


OTHER


5) New York City’s Traffic Court To Remain Virtual Despite Other Courts Resuming In-Person Hearings

WCBS-TV


PARKING


6) Dutch Transport App Gaiyo Launches First Free Parking App In The Netherlands

Silicon Canals


PRIVACY


7) Your Car Is Spying On You, And A CBP Contract Shows The Risks

The Intercept


PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION / INVOLVEMENT


8) Statewide Campaign Highlights Need For Investment In Missouri’s Transportation Infrastructure
Ozark Radio News


9) AAA, Illinois Broadcasters Association Team Up For Effort To Prevent Tragedy During Roadside Assistance

WLS-TV


10) San Angelo, Texas Launches Webpage Dedicated To All Things Street

KIDY-TV


RAILROADS


11) Union Pacific Says Autonomous Trains Are Answer To Driverless Trucks

Trains


ROADWAYS


12) North Bay, Ontario Says Paint Shortage May Delay Or Cancel Road Line Painting

North Bay Nugget


SAFETY / SECURITY


13) Scientists Want To Make You A Safer Driver By Beaming Lasers At Your Eyeballs

Inverse


SPACE


14) Biden Administration Likely Retaining Trump Doctrine On Cybersecurity In Space

Nextgov


TRANSIT


15) Interview With Leslie Richards, General Manager, SEPTA

Transit Unplugged podcast


TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT


16) A Supercomputer Is Helping To Reduce Traffic Jams, Saving Time And Money. Here’s How.

World Economic Forum


VEHICLES


17) VW: ‘We’ll Sell You Level 4 Autonomous Driving For €7 An Hour’

Top Gear


18) Polestar Develops Its Own Video Streaming App For Polestar 2 EV

FutureCar



News Releases

1) Cubic, Omaha Metro Transit Launch Contactless Fare Payment Option

2) Société de transport de Laval Appoints Tam-Tam\TBWA As Marketing And Communications Agency



Upcoming Events

Webinar: Maritime Communications: Hybrid Connectivity for Digital Transformation at Sea - May 19


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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