Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Though Airlines Slow to Equip, FAA Plans for Future with ADS-B

2) UAE’s New Air Traffic Management System to Ease Congestion in Crowded Skies

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) Project Sidewalk, the Crowd-Sourced Map of DC’s Least Accessible Sidewalks, Is Nearly Complete

CAMERAS

4) Wisconsin Lawmaker Pushes for Red-Light, Speeding Cameras in Milwaukee

CARTOGRAPHY

5) Data Mapping Offers Insights into Iowa Bridge Conditions

GPS / NAVIGATION

6) Detailed Waterways Info, GPS Come in Single App

7) Turkish Teenagers’ Invention Aims to Solve Traffic Jams in Big Cities

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

8) Nairobi to Release Smart Traffic Control System in Two Years

9) Trans-Arctic Data Cable Will Link Finland, Russia and Asia

10) How the IoT Helps Solve City Transportation Challenges

11) Launch Issue of Intelligent Transport

12) News from ERTICO

MARITIME

13) Air Traffic Control Technology Being Applied at Peel Ports

14) Tonga Boat Owners Urged to Better Equip for Maritime Safety

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

15) Pennsylvania DOT Won’t Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Right-of-Way Issues on Route 309 Reconstruction Project

RAILROADS

16) FRA Gives New Jersey Transit Green Light to Test Positive Train Control

17) Positive Train Control: Roadblocks to Interoperability

ROADWAYS

18) Jefferson Davis Highway ‘No Longer Exists’ in Arizona -- But Its Marker Will Stay

SAFETY / SECURITY

19) CERT Adds ITS, Blockchain to List of Worrisome Technologies
Link to US-CERT report

TELEMATICS

20) Improved Telematics Data Could Unlock Targeted Driver Training, Says Arval

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

21) Government Asks Highways England to Do More to Get Traffic Moving After Incidents

TRANSIT

22) Transport for London Testing Screens Showing How Crowded Carriages Are

23) South Australia Testing Smartphone Payments on Public Transport

24) Six Metro Stations in Prague Get Wi-Fi
Prague Public Transport Company news release (in Czech)

25) New York City Transit’s Customer Service Center Taps Tech to Keep Riders Informed

26) Chicago Transit Authority’s Cubs Promotion Backfired Spectacularly

VEHICLES

27) Intel Proposes System to Make Self-Driving Cars Blameless

28) Transportation in Tempe: How One Arizona City Is Going All-In on Autonomous Vehicles

29) The Billion Dollar Widget Steering the Driverless Car Industry

30) Apple CarPlay Users in Australia Switch Stations More Often

31) 2018 Honda Odyssey Turns the Screens On Your Passengers


News Releases


Upcoming Events

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

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AVIATION

1) Clemson, Duke Developing Technology to Detect and Deter Drone Activity

2) Denver City Council Approves Contract Revisions for 1,000 Foot Welcome Sign to Airport

3) The 300-Word Language Senior Air Crew Must Speak, Whatever Their Nationality

4) Woman Says Passengers on Delta Flight Carrying Fallen Soldier Told Not to Sing National Anthem

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

5) Baltimore Bike Share Returns But Discrepancies Persist with App and Number of Bikes on Street

6) Police Bike Patrols Improves Communications, Fosters Relationships

CARTOGRAPHY

7) Beyond the GPS, Mapping Every Place, Everywhere

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

8) E-ZPass Being Installed at Cape May County, New Jersey Bridges

GPS / NAVIGATION

9) Russia Jammed Phones and GPS in Northern Europe During Massive Military Drills

10) Alexa-Equipped Garmin Speak Is Like an Echo Dot for Your Car

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

11) What Kind of Collaboration Is Needed Between Operators, Authorities and Third-Parties to Ensure MaaS Becomes a Widespread Reality?

12) Deputy Director of Polis Talks About What Will Make Smart Cities of Tomorrow a Reality

MARITIME

13) Single Maritime Portal Created for Antigua and Barbuda

14) Survey Shows New Zealand Boaties Fail to Check Weather
Maritime New Zealand news release

OTHER

15) Texas A&M Studies AI to Improve Transport for Riders with Mobility Challenges
Texas A&M news release

16) Malta’s Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan Kicks Off
Thinking Highways audio interviews

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

17) Did Media Underreport Attempt to Bomb Asheville Airport?

18) Denver RTD Commuter Rail Campaign Wins APTA AdWheel Grand Award

RAILROADS

19) Massachusetts State Senator Launches Website to Push for East-West Rail

SAFETY / SECURITY

20) Amid Historic Spike in US Traffic Fatalities, Federal Data on Danger of Distracted Driving Getting Worse

21) In-Vehicle Warnings Show Promise for Improving Work Zone Safety

22) Gates Installed at Downtown Grand Forks, North Dakota Rail Crossings to Alert Walkers

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

23) Female Ride-Hailing Apps Grow in Brazil on Safety Concerns

TRANSIT

24) Card Readers on SEPTA Buses Not Working? Blame It on Growing Pains

25) Apple Maps Transit Information Added for Birmingham, Alabama

26) Google Maps Makes Tracking Easier for Pullman Transit

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

27) Behind the Scenes at Bristol, England’s New Traffic, Emergency Response and Welfare CCTV Hub

28) Project Looks to Develop Hands-Free Traveler Information App for New Jersey Corridors

VEHICLES

29) Ohio Turnpike Commission Approves Communications System for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

30) GM to Begin Testing Self-Driving Cars in New York City in Early 2018


News Releases


Solicitation


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    
Follow me on Twitter @TransportComm. Member: Society of Professional Journalists   
© 2017 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016