Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) USDOT Reports on FAA’s Latest NextGen Steps

2) Lufthansa Pilot Mistakenly Triggers Hijacking Alarm on Approach to German Airport

3) Memphis Airport Videos Detail Tongue-in-Cheek Efforts to Replace Spokesperson

4) Atlanta Airport Offers Nonstop Flights to Kingdom on Wakanda

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

5) New Program Allows Texas A&M Students to Digitally Search for and Rent Bicycles

6) Digging Into the Data of Dockless (and Other Shared) Bike Systems

CAMERAS

7) Alabama House Committee Stalls on Bill Abolishing Traffic Cameras

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

8) Audi to Launch Integrated Toll Collection

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

9) City Council of McKinney, Texas Approves MOU for Multiagency Communications, Data and Video Sharing; Participation in Waze Connected Citizens Program

10) Bringing Smart Roads to Minnesota

11) Taking an Intelligent Approach to Africa's Promising Mobility Revolution

12) ERTICO Newsletter - February 21, 2018

MARITIME

13) Vessel Traffic Management System Launched in Cebu, Philippines
Philippine Coast Guard news release

OTHER

14) Philippines Bill Calls for Free Internet in Transportation Terminals, Stations and Rest Areas

15) US Senate Bill Would Require Broadband Infrastructure Be Included in Federal Transportation Projects in Rural Areas
Senator Cory Gardner news release

PRIVACY

16) The Car of the Future Will Sell Your Data

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

17) Much of New York State Thruway Authority’s Contract with Prime Tolling Consultant Kept Secret

18) New York State Court Rules Nassau County Traffic and Parking Violations Agency Subject to Public Information Laws

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

19) A Look at Nevada’s Traffic Incident Management Program

TRANSIT

20) Facial Recognition Technology on Cards for Perth Transport Authority Network

21) Long Island Rail Road ‘Improvement’ Plan Calls for Enhanced Passenger Communication System, Customer Service Guru
22) Intel Leads Moovit’s $50 Million Round as Transit App Morphs Into Mobility Platform
Moovit news release

23) Wi-Fi Access Coming to Some GO Transit Vehicles
GO Transit news release


News Releases


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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Minneapolis Airport Sees 6 TB of Wi-Fi Traffic Day After Super Bowl

CAMERAS

2) Traffic Cameras Could Soon Catch You Blocking New York City Intersections

3) Florida Company Looks to Integrate Traffic Cameras, Police Body Cameras Into Live Data Platform

FREIGHT

4) States Eye Bills to Suspend ELD Enforcement, Ask Congress for Mandate Repeal

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

5) CIMEC Newsletter #8

MARITIME

6) Digitalization of Ports is ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

7) Nashville Transit Opposition Group to Become First in Referendum Campaign to Air TV Ads

8) Colorado DOT Developing New ‘Driving High’ Ad Campaign

9) Public Face for Los Angeles Police Department Traffic Safety Retiring

RAILROADS

10) Deep Learning Applications in Railroads: Predicting Carloads

11) We Need Automatic Braking on Trains, But It’s Going to Take a Lot of Hard Work

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

12) Sony to Lead Japanese Effort to Develop Taxi-Hailing System Using AI
Sony news release (in Japanese)

13) Trump Infrastructure Rush Risks Cybersecurity Disaster

TELEMATICS

14) Israeli Startup Otonomo Takes on Google in Rush to Process Connected Car Data

TRANSIT

15) The Future of Connected Transit Is More Than Just Driverless Cars

16) Utah Transit Authority Program Helps Officers ID Riders with ‘Invisible Disabilities’

17) London (Ontario) Transit: Upgrade Alerts Riders of Delays in Real-Time, Includes Interactive Map to Find Stops
London Transit news release

VEHICLES

18) Self-Driving Cars: The Future is Near in Tennessee

19) Are Self-Driving Cars and the ASU Tempe Campus a Match Made in Heaven?


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Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, February 19, 2018 - Cranford, New Jersey

EDI Brings Technology to a New Level with ATC Cabinet Solutions

Eberle Design Inc. (EDI) is at the forefront of the industry's development of the new Advanced Traffic Controller Cabinet (ATCC) – bringing the traffic cabinet of the future into the market today. The ATC cabinet has an open architecture design that takes advantage of ultra-low power LED signals, enhanced fail-safer design, with enhanced cabinet peripheral equipment diagnostics, compact double-density size and modularity. For more information, kindly contact Jon Muilenberg, EDI Sales Director, at jmuilenberg@editraffic.com.


AVIATION

1) Airport Traffic Controllers Trade the Tower for a Screen-Stuffed Cave

2) Airports Increasing Mobile-Ordering Capabilities

CAMERAS

3) Half of Clark County, Nevada Buses Now Stream Live Camera Feeds

GPS / NAVIGATION

4) In Philadelphia Suburbs, Truck Drivers - Often Using GPS Apps - Smash Into Bridges

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

5) How Detroit Grows Mobility Talent

MARITIME

6) Ghana Government Orders Suspension of Cargo Tracking Note at Ports

PLANNING

7) Virginian Develops System Using Real-Time Information to Improve Transportation Planning

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

8) Ford Offering Driving Skills Program for Saudi Women Recently Allowed to Drive

RAILROADS

9) Big Data in Railroad Maintenance Moves from Theory to Practice

ROADWAYS

10) Norwegian Highways Authority Tests New ‘Connected’ Road Weather Information System

SAFETY / SECURITY

11) Texas DOT Using New Technology to Crack Down on Wrong-Way Drivers

12) Missouri Bill Would Give Total Ban on Texting and Driving

13) Facial Recognition Piloted by TSA at LAX

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

14) Uber to Set Up 24-Hour Hotline for UK Customers

15) Waymo Redying Ride-Hailing Service That Could Directly Compete with Uber

16) Interview with Philipp Mintchin, Founder and CEO of Splyt

TELEMATICS

17) Telematics Systems Reveal Speeding, Excessive Idling by City of San Francisco Vehicles

TRANSIT

18) Tampa’s Streetcars Being Equipped with V2X Equipment in USDOT CV Pilot Program

19) Engineering Against All Odds, Or How New York City’s Subway Will Get Wireless in the Tunnels

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

20) Meerut, India to Get Its First Traffic Management Center

VEHICLES

21) How These San Francisco Bay Area Cities Are Paving the Way for Our Autonomous Car Future


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