Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, July 21, 2017 - Clark, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) LG’s New Airport Robots Will Guide You to Your Gate and Clean Up Your Trash

2) Russia Plans 2025 Free Route Airspace Strategy

CAMERAS

3) New Camera System Shows Real-Time Traffic Across Arkansas

CARTOGRAPHY

4) These Tesla Vets Are Taking on Tech Giants with Robo-Car Maps Made by the Crowd

GPS / NAVIGATION

5) When Traffic Apps Turn Shortcuts into Travel Nightmares

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

6) New Traffic Control Technology Being Tested in San Antonio, Could Expand Citywide

MARITIME

7) Massachusetts Startup Tests Self-Driving Boats

OTHER

8) Popular Design Won’t Be on Iowa’s New License Plates. Here’s Why

9) Arizona’s Silver-Screen Highways Reel in Filmmakers

PARKING

10) Stowe, Vermont Resort Looks to Improve Parking Management During Ski Season

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

11) Minnesota Ad Campaign Blames Transit for Traffic Congestion
Further information from Center of the American Experiment

12) New App Helps Parents Teach Kids About Driving
Shepherd Center news release

SAFETY / SECURITY

13) British Women Encouraged to Report Sexual Abuse on Trains
BBC Radio 5 live report

14) Five States Sign Up for National Public Safety Network
First Responder Network Authority news release

TELEMATICS

15) Technology in Newer Cars Confounds Car Wash Operators

TRANSIT

16) Summer of Hell Goes Digital After New Jersey Transit Ticket App Fiasco

17) Pioneers Struggle to Use Dutch Public Transport Payment App
Original story in AD (in Dutch)

18) Iowa’s MET Transit Launches Bus-Tracking Site

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

19) Galway, Ireland’s Traffic Control System Gears Up for Driverless Cars

20) Police in Udaipur, India to Monitor Traffic Conditions via Google Maps

VEHICLES

21) Pennsylvania Not Following California on Lane Changes for Self-Driving Vehicles

22) Getting to Know Jack, the Autonomous Audi That’s Lobbying Congress for Action

23) Deer Caught in the Headlights? Your Car May Soon See Them

24) Nissan Aims to Ease Stress of Heavy Traffic with ProPilot
Nissan news release

25) Lyft Now Building Its Own Self-Driving Technology, Which Is a Big Deal

26) Connected and Automated Vehicles


News Releases


Friday Bonus


Upcoming Events

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) India’s Aviation Regulator Tells Airlines to Carry More Hindi Publications

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

2) Increasing Motorists’ Awareness of Pedestrians, Goal of High-Tech Program

3) This Is Why Traffic Lights Are So Much Better in Germany

4) Boulder, Colorado Police Ticketing for Not Pushing the Button at Crosswalks
City of Boulder news release

CAMERAS

5) Chicago Reaches $38.75 Million Settlement in Red-Light Ticket Lawsuit

6) Speed-Camera Tickets Doubled Last Year in DC, New Data Show

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

7) Technology Forges the Road for Scottsdale, Arizona Traffic as Population Growth Appears Imminent

8) ITS PCB Update - July 20, 2017

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

9) Touch-a-Bus Storytime Lets Kids Experience Mass Transit
Spokane County Library District news release

ROADWAYS

10) Street Lights of the Future Will Talk to Cars and That May Not Be a Good Thing

SAFETY / SECURITY

11) Elon Musk’s Top Cybersecurity Concern: Preventing a Fleet-Wide Hack of Teslas

SPACE

12) Google Street View Now Lets You Tour the International Space Station

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

13) Disney World to Debut App-Based Shuttle Service

TELEMATICS

14) Value of ‘Big Data’ Could Cut Telematics Roll-Out Costs for Fleets

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

15) New OneMap App Launched in Singapore with Live Traffic Information
Singapore Land Authority news release

16) This AI Traffic System in Pittsburgh Has Reduced Travel Time by 25%

17) 700 Cameras, 1,500 Traffic Lights -- Here’s How Georgia DOT Keeps Traffic Moving

VEHICLES

18) Microsoft, Baidu to Collaborate on Autonomous Driving
Microsoft news release

19) High-Tech Headlights Could Thwart Certain Types of Crashes—If We Could Get Them in the US


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

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

8th Summit on the Future of the Connected Vehicle and 1st innovation Day – September 19-20!
On September 19-20, 2017, the Connected Vehicle Trade Association, with Event Sponsor the Michigan Department of Transportation will hold the 8th Summit on the Future of the Connected Vehicle (September 19th) and first Innovation Day and Marketplace (September 20th) at Marriott’s Eagle Crest Resort in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Keynotes by Kirk Steudle of MDOT and Ron Felice, IBM’s Chief Architect for Watson’s Internet of Things for Automotive.  Panels will include a 5 company Tier 1 discussion, a 5 company Cybersecurity panel, a Smart Communities panel, a Testing and Certification panel and a Finance panel with Incubator, 2nd and 3rd stage investors. Fellow thought leaders will include:  Communications, Hardware, Software, Services and Insurance Telematics. From market overviews and federal policy to big data and business models, you’ll hear the latest from the most highly regarded experts in the field.  Specific topics will include: Markets, business models, apps and content, mobile integration, user interfaces, security issues, regulation, liability, IP and policy, data and analytics. Capacity is limited to 200 for exceptional networking. For more information visit http://www.connectedvehicle.org/events/      


AVIATION

1) The Weather App Dominating the Field of Aviation with Over 26 Million Downloads

2) Smart Quadcopters Find Their Way Without Humans or GPS

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

3) Glitch Leads to Texas Toll Tag Customers Getting Bills at Higher Rates

GPS / NAVIGATION

4) Massachusetts DOT Teams with Waze to Bring GPS Signals to Boston Tunnels

5) inLane Survey on User Experience with Navigation Systems

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

6) ITS, Japan-style Congestion Solution to Be Tested in Pekalongan, Indonesia
Kumparan (in Indonesian)

PARKING

7) New York City Completes Launch of Remote-Pay Parking App, Users Say It Doesn’t Work
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio news release

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

8) New Zealand Transport Ministry Accused of Dodging OIA Request

9) Are Minnesota DOT’s Electronic Messages Effective?

ROADWAYS

10) Irish Engineers Want Multiple Tolls and Changing Speed Limits on the M50

11) ‘I Love NY’ Signs Raised at Congressional Hearing

SAFETY / SECURITY

12) Democrats Call for Review of Pipeline Cybersecurity Rules

13) Ho Chi Minh City to Host International Traffic Safety Conference

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

14) Eclipse to Cause ‘Biggest Traffic Event in Oregon History,’ ODOT Says

TRANSIT

15) Adelaide First: Public Transport Users Get Free Wi-Fi
South Australia State Government news release

VEHICLES

16) Self-Driving Cars Get Boost with Unanimous Vote by US House Panel

17) Paris Launches Trial of Autonomous Shuttle Bus Service

18) How the San Francisco Bay Area Took Over the Self-Driving Car Business


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