Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - Linden, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Geneva Airport Plans AI Chatbots, Other Tech Innovations

2) Air New Zealand Trialing Live Translation Using Google Pixel Buds

3) Urgent Need for US Department of Defense and FAA to Address Risks and Improve Planning for Technology That Tracks Military Aircraft

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

4) Biking Data Gets Some Fascinating Hacks in the DC Region

5) China to Improve Traffic Management with Big Data from Ofo Bike

CAMERAS

6) Collision Course? Competing Bills About Traffic Cameras Advance in Iowa

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

7) New York State Thruway Authority Head to Meet with Cashless Toll Contractor Over Ongoing Troubles

FREIGHT

8) Self-Driving Trucks Will Require Railroads to Take Next-Level Approaches to Digitalization, Customer Service

GPS / NAVIGATION

9) Brexit Fallout: Galileo Security Center Moving from UK to Spain

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

10) Denver Council Approves $12 Million Smart-Tech Test Program to Unsnarl Traffic, Improve Pedestrian Safety

11) High-Tech Traffic Light Control System Eyed for Boston's Seaport

12) The Accelerator - January 18

PLANNING

13) Data from Google Maps Will Help Kansas City Chamber Improve Region’s Transportation Network

ROADWAYS

14) South Carolina DOT Shows How Highway Signs Are Made

SAFETY / SECURITY

15) Utah DOT, DPS Working to Stop Distracted Driving, Fatalities After 273 Die on Utah Roads in 2017
Utah Department of Public Safety news release

16) Pilot Program Hopes to Deter Wrong-Way Drivers on San Diego Highways

TELEMATICS

17) Olacabs May Introduce Ola Play as Standalone Head Unit for OEMs, Consumers in Future

18) High-Tech Features on New Cars Drive Up Auto Insurance Rates

TRANSIT

19) Netflix, Deliveroo and Terrorism Blamed for Huge Dip in London Tube Passenger Numbers

20) Appeals Court Sides with New Jersey Transit on Arresting Preachers on Train Platform

VEHICLES

21) Uber Close to Scrapping Human Backups in Self-Driving Cars

22) Mirrorless Mitsubishi Car Uses Cameras to Highlight Distant Traffic
Mitsubishi Electric news release

23) Tech Takes Front Seat at Detroit Auto Show

24) Babcock Ranch, Florida Entirely Powered by Solar Energy, Including Autonomous Shuttle

25) Volkswagen Group’s IT Department Expands Expertise in Digital Customer Offerings


News Releases


Upcoming Events

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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


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