Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - Gillette, New Jersey

Happy Thanksgiving!

AVIATION

1) ICAO Secretary General Urges Sharing of Flight Data to Support ATFM

2) Advanced Radar System to Make Nepal’s Skies Safer

3) Drone Detection at Airports

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

4) New Zealand Transport Agency Data Points to Distracted Pedestrians as Main Cause of Crashes in Wellington’s CBD

5) Bucharest Authorities Want New Lighting and Signaling System for Pedestrian Crossing

GPS / NAVIGATION

6) Indian Government to Require GPS in All Smartphones as of January 1

7) GPS Can’t Catch Up to Houston Road Construction

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

8) ERTICO - ITS Europe Newsletter

9) ITS World Congress Bonus Podcast 1

OTHER

10) Australia’s National Broadband Network Trialing Fiber to the Traffic Light

11) Transportation Smartcards Will Be Introduced Soon in Egypt

SAFETY / SECURITY

12) Man Arrested for Using Cellphone in Security at Abu Dhabi Airport

13) Coverage, Cost Will Be Key Issues for Whether Colorado Opts In or Out of FirstNet

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

14) Uber-like App for Motorcycles Eases Traffic Woes in Istanbul, One of World’s Most Congested Cities

TELEMATICS

15) OOIDA Seeks Five-Year Exemption from ELD Compliance for Class of Drivers
Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association news release

TRANSIT

16) Yes, Transit Users, You Could Get Hacked, Too

17) First Bus Drivers in Scotland Get Up to Speed with Sensory Loss

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

18) Columbia County, Georgia’s Eyes in the Sky, Keeping Traffic Moving

19) Florida DOT Traffic Management Center Monitors Thanksgiving Traffic

VEHICLES

20) Singapore Aims to Drive Up Standards for Autonomous Vehicles with Test Center


News Releases


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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Why Denver International Airport Has Best Cellular Service in City of Denver

2) Profile of Air Traffic Controller at Honolulu Airport

3) Airport Wait Times Could Shrink Thanks to Technology That Tracks Your Every Move

4) Redmond Municipal Airport to Open Its Own Library
Redmond Airport news release

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

5) Bike Ads Criticized for Being Sexist and Ageist

CAMERAS

6) Polk County, Iowa Removing Traffic Cameras
Polk County Sheriff news release

7) New Orleans Mayor-Elect: Suspending Traffic Cameras a Priority

8) Ohio Lawmaker Going After Cities that Use Red-Light Cameras

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

9) Kentucky Audit: RiverLink May Lose $720,000 in Annual Toll Revenue from License Plate, Camera Errors

FREIGHT

10) Trump Eases Electronic Logging Device Rule for Truckers

11) Communication Helps with Driver Hiring, Retention

MARITIME

12) Portal Showcases Scottish Ports
Highlands and Islands Enterprise news release

13) Maritime Technologies Incubator Launched in New York City
SUNY Maritime College news release

OTHER

14) DHS Inspector General Says US Customs and Border Protection Misused Summons Authority Attempting to Identify Twitter User

15) Brazil Rolls Out Digital Driving Licenses

PARKING

16) Delray Beach, Florida Looks to Install Smart Meters that Can Read Plates, Alert Drivers of Open Spaces

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

17) Stickers Explaining Gas Taxes in Washington State Begin Appearing on Pumps

18) Atlanta’s Bias Toward Driving, on Our Roads and in the Media

RAILROADS

19) Here’s How New Rail Technology Is Helping First Responders

SAFETY / SECURITY

20) Massachusetts Governor Calls for Passage of Cellphone Driving Ban
Governor Charlie Baker news release

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

21) Uber Hid a Hack that Exposed Data of 57 Million Users and Drivers

TRANSIT

22) San Francisco Muni Bans Cannabis Ads on Its Buses

23) Transit Group Gives New York Subway Riders Another Way to File MTA Complaints to Governor

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

24) Taking on Traffic Trouble Spots in Nevada with New, Smart Technology

VEHICLES

25) Apple Reveals Driverless Car System to Detect Pedestrians and Cyclists in Rare Research Paper

26) Lyft Wins Permit to Test Self-Driving Cars in California


News Releases


Upcoming Events

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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    

© 2017 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Singapore Airport to Trial $5 Million Digital Air Traffic Tower
Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore news release

2) From Toilets to Takeoff, Dubai Airport Charters Splunk for Digital Growth

CAMERAS

3) Partnership Looks to Develop AI-Enabled Drone for Monitoring Ontario’s HOV Lanes
The Sky Guys news release

4) Mobile Speed Cameras Being Used for Other Violations in North East, UK

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

5) New York Thruway Authority Defends Cashless Toll System Despite Flood of Complaints

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

6) Florida’s Data-Driven Intelligent Transit

OTHER

7) Study Show Maturation of IoT in Transportation
Bsquare news release

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

8) Tucson Agencies Release PSA to Avoid Pedestrian-Related Collisions

SAFETY / SECURITY

9) Georgia Joins National First Responders Network

10) Honda Using Facebook to Find Owners Affected by Takata Airbag Recall

TRANSIT

11) Hackers Attack Sacramento Transit System and Demand $8,000 Ransom

12) MBTA Moving Toward All-Electronic Fare Collection

13) Busem, Czech Republic Deploys Smart E-Paper Bus Information

14) Interview with Oahu Transit Services’ J. Roger Morton

15) When Seconds Matter, Tiny Flaws in User Design Can Slow Things Down

16) Should Transit Agencies Listen More? What Would That Mean?

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

17) Mitigating Gridlock: Lessons on Regional Governance from the Organization that Keeps New York Moving, TRANSCOM

VEHICLES

18) University Transportation Centers Conference Demonstrates Self-Driving Cars

19) European Parliament Members Say Driver Assistance Systems Should Be Compulsory

20) Computer Scientist: Hackers Can Kill Millions if Cars Are Compromised

21) Mobileye Might Come Under Israeli Comptroller Review


News Releases


Upcoming Events

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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    
© 2017 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016