Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) How Cloud Technology in Aviation Keeps Us Safe in the Skies

2) Indra to Develop New Air Traffic Systems for UAE

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) Why Leading Smart Cities Are Often Bike-Friendly Cities

CAMERAS

4) Ahead of December Launch, Virginia DOT Tests New Automated Toll System Cameras on I-66

CARTOGRAPHY

5) Michigan Pipeline Safety Board to Ask for USDOT’s Permission to Create Statewide Pipeline Map

FREIGHT

6) Standards Leading the Way Towards Innovation in Trade and Transport

7) Improving Intermodal Equipment Through Better Information

OTHER

8) Finnish Transportation App Whim to Be Launched in Singapore by 2018

9) Eastern Asia Transportation Conference Looks at ITS, Traffic Safety

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

10) Twin Cities Metro Campaign Looks to Reduce Light Rail/Pedestrian Collisions

11) Profile of Ryan Nawrocki, Communications and Marketing Director for Maryland Transit Administration

12) Profile of Josh Hudson, Web/Mobile Application Developer for Washington State DOT

TRANSIT

13) Ben Franklin Transit Adds Free Wi-Fi

14) Winnipeg Looks at Wi-Fi on Buses
City of Winnipeg news release

15) Toronto Transit Commission Spending $50,000 on Decals Trumpeting Its Transit Award

VEHICLES

16) HMI Technologies to Manufacture Its Ohmio Self-Driving Vehicles in New Zealand
HMI Technologies news release

17) Navistar CEO Sees Role for Drivers with Self-Driving Trucks

18) Why American Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors with Ukrainian Firmware


News Releases


Upcoming Events

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, September 18, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

The ATG Series from Reno A&E Offers Accurate Vehicle Counts for Parking, Toll & Access Control Revenue Systems


The ATG Series Detectors (Model DL-ATG Anti-Tailgating Detector with Directional Logic and Model L-ATG Single Channel Anti-Tailgating Loop Detector) count bumper-to-bumper passenger vehicles, detect multiple vehicles entering or exiting during a single gate cycle, provide single- or dual-lane directional counting, can count vehicles accurately even if a metal object is placed in the loop area, prior to a vehicle arriving over the loop detection zone, and accurately audit revenue collection at parking facilities. To learn how Reno A&E’s ATG Series Detectors can help you avoid lost revenue, contact RAE Sales Manager Carl Zabel at carlz@renoae.com or 775-870-4499.

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

1) Texas DOT Partners with Strava for Data on Bike-Pedestrian Networks

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

2) Electronic Toll Collection to Begin October 31 on Indian Highways

MARITIME

3) Robot Submarines Could Soon Be Used to Spy on America’s Enemies

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

4) Turkish Media Reach Agreement on Principles for Reporting Traffic Accidents

5) Train ‘Transparency’ Bill Exposes New Jersey to New Threats

RAILROADS

6) Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway Installs Cameras on Entire Locomotive Fleet

SAFETY / SECURITY

7) Distracted Driving Study Maps Most Dangerous Roads Near Schools

8) Emoji Traffic Alerts for Motorists Near Dubai Schools
Dubai RTA news release (in Arabic)

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

9) Toronto Mayor Announces New Measures to Curb Traffic Congestion

10) Boston’s Seaport Eyed for Testing New Traffic Management System

VEHICLES

11) Inside the ‘Town’ Created to Teach Driverless Cars

12) Truck Platoons Tested on Virginia Highway

News Releases

Job Posting

Upcoming Events

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, September 15, 2017 - Avenel, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Tokyo Upgrading Airport Toilets with Voice Guides for the Blind

2) Frankfurt Airport Introduces Multi-lingual Digital Restaurant Menus

3) Entrepreneurs Bet Big on Airport E-commerce

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

4) Smart Zebra Crossing Used to Promote Road Safety in Suqian, China

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

5) New York Governor Says Expense Slows Rollout of Cashless Tolling Statewide

FREIGHT

6) How Fleets Used Tech to Work Around Harvey, Irma

7) UK Fleets Lag Behind US for Data Use

OTHER

8) Senators Unveil Bill to Boost Tech-Savvy Transportation Projects
Senator Richard Burr news release

9) Lack of Communication Main Reason Key Leeds Transport Projects Failed

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

10) Metrolinx Pledges Greater Transparency After GO Station Controversy

SAFETY / SECURITY

11) Colorado DOT Urges Teen Drivers to Take Seatbelt Selfies - for Safety’s Sake

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

12) Portland, Oregon to Issue No Penalties for Uber’s Efforts to Evade Regulations

TELEMATICS

13) A Look at Some of the Technologies Changing the Trucking Industry

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

14) The Responder - September 2017

TRANSIT

15) Public Transit Focus in New Ann Arbor Art Exhibit
Ann Arbor Art Center additional information

16) Virtual Currencies Like Bitcoin Could Make Transit Faster and More Secure

17) An Encyclopedia of New York City Transit Design

VEHICLES

18) Rhode Island Embraces Self-Driving Technology

19) ‘How’s My Driving?’ Uber’s Robots Want to Know

20) Driverless Trucks Are Coming -- But for Now, Adoption Is in the Slow Lane


News Releases


Friday Bonus


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