Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) American Airlines Moving to Cashless Model at Miami Airport

2) San Francisco International Airport to Improve Signage and Create Wayfinding Master Plan

3) New Air Traffic Management System Inaugurated in Philippines
Philippines Presidential Communications Operations Office news release

CARTOGRAPHY

4) Florida’s First Geographic Information Officer Maps Out a Statewide Strategy

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

5) Website, App for Virginia I-66 Tolls Failed to Display Price

FREIGHT

6) Ghana Government to Review Operations at Ports Months After Going Paperless

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

7) IEEE ITS Society Newsletter - January 2018

8) ERTICO Newsletter - January 17

MARITIME

9) New COSCO Container Ship First to Earn Cyber Rating
Lloyd’s Register news release

OTHER

10) Alabama Senate Passes Bill to Prohibit Racial Profiling and Track Data During Traffic Stops

11) Interview with Gene Hawkins, New Chairman of National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

PARKING

12) BMW Acquires Parkmobile to Help Tackle Urban Traffic
Parkmobile news release

13) Muir Woods National Monument Parking Reservation System Off to Quiet Start
Muir Woods news release

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

14) Jakarta Transport Council Says It’s Been Left in Dark About Latest Policies
Original article on Kompas (in Indonesian)

RAILROADS

15) Japanese Train Barks Like a Dog, Snorts Like a Deer to Cut Animal Collisions
Further information from Railway Technical Research Institute

ROADWAYS

16) FHWA Monitoring States’ Progress on Modernizing Roadway Inventory Data

SAFETY / SECURITY

17) Researchers Studying Ways to Use AI to Reduce Traffic Accidents in Atlanta
Kennesaw State University news release

18) State DOTs, Regulators, Railroads Collaborate on Grade Crossing Upgrades, Closures

19) Most Indian State Have Not Done Much to Meet April 1 GPS Requirement for Taxis, Public Transport

20) MDOT, Michigan State Police Team Up to Stop Wrong-Way Drivers

21) Road Safety Newsletter - January 2018

TELEMATICS

22) Is BMW Going to Make You Pay for Apple CarPlay Every Year?

TRANSIT

23) US Justice Department Backs DC Archdiocese in Christmas Transit Ad Fight
Department of Justice news release

24) Myanmar to Introduce Card Payment System on Yangon Bus Transport System

25) Crowdsourcing the Commute

26) Shanghai Metro Embraces Mobile Payments in Partnership with Alipay
Shanghai Metro news release (in Chinese)

27) Adopting an Intelligent Approach to Public Transport

VEHICLES

28) Kansas Lawmakers Preparing for Fully Autonomous Vehicles

29) Arlington, Massachusetts Could Become Testing Site for Self-Driving Cars


News Releases


Solicitation


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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Senator Charles Schumer Blames JFK Airport Chaos on Bad Communication Between Port Authority and Airlines

2) Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Leverages Technology and Advisory Panel to Expand Universal Access Far Beyond Legal Requirements

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) Toronto Police Launch Pedestrian Safety Campaign After Spike in Road Deaths
Toronto Police Service news release

FREIGHT

4) Maersk, IBM Form Blockchain Joint Venture to Focus on Global Trade
Maersk news release

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

5) Denver’s $12 Million Smart-Tech Test Program to Unsnarl Traffic, Improve Pedestrian Safety Poised for Approval Today

6) Mobility Rush 37

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

7) Engaging Public in Local Road Funding Decision May Lead to Better Outcomes

SAFETY / SECURITY

8) Chicago Alderman Consider Providing Police with ‘Textalyzers’

9) System to Provide Data on Risky Work-Zone Incidents

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

10) First Six of 52 Active Traffic Management Signs for Project Neon to Go Live in Late February

TRANSIT

11) Here’s What New Yorkers Did with Their First Year of Underground Wi-Fi
Transit Wireless news release

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

12) Transguide Operations Center in San Antonio Keeps Close Eye on Traffic Conditions

13) Karyalaya Ventures Launches Transportation Apps for Nepal

VEHICLES

14) US to ‘Carefully’ Consider GM Petition to Test Self-Driving Car

15) Google Nipping at Big Auto’s Heels in Race to Build Self-Driving Cars


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    
© 2018 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016