Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 13, 2017 - Clark, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) FAA Panel Split on Drone Tracking Details

2) Istanbul New Airport Promises to Be ‘Smarter’; More User Friendly
─░GA news release

3) Fort Lauderdale International Uses Surface Optimization Tech to Increase Capacity Without Adding Gates

CAMERAS

4) US Border Patrol Tests Camera-Toting Balloon

CARTOGRAPHY

5) Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia to Continue Efforts to Map Straits

6) Apple Maps Transit Directions Go Live in Taiwan

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

7) $12 Million Grant Will Fund Smart Transportation in Central Florida
MetroPlan Orlando news release

8) How Cities Can Secure Funding for Connected Transportation Initiatives

MARITIME

9) How the US Coast Guard Reopened the Port of Houston

OTHER

10) Transport for London Could Cash In on Open Data Expertise Through New Consulting Arm

11) A Look at How the US Military Delivers the Mail

RAILROADS

12) Grand Central Terminal Transforming into Cinema for One Day Only

13) Amtrak and Intersection Partner to Install Digital Displays at Penn Station-New York

SAFETY / SECURITY

14) Australian Border Force Trials iPhones for Identity Checks at Airports

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

15) Project SnowDash - How DC DOT Uses Tableau for Weather Events

TRANSIT

16) Dubai’s RTA to Introduce Loyalty Program for Nol Cards

17) Transit App Helps Lay Charges in Sexual Assaults, But Could Be Violating Your Privacy

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

18) Traffic Center Improves Flow of Cars Through Dothan, Alabama

VEHICLES

19) First On-Street Test of Autonomous Vehicle Takes Place in Canada
City of Ottawa news release
20) Waymo Gives USDOT Detailed Self-Driving Safety Report
Waymo blog entry

21) Smartphone App Predicts When Your Car Is About to Break Down

News Releases

Friday Bonus

Solicitation

Upcoming Events

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

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ELECTRONIC TOLLING

1) Plan to Track E-ZPass Users on New York City Streets Raises Civil Liberties Concerns

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

2) Smart Technology Makes Managing Traffic a Breeze for Transportation Departments

3) Smart Street Lights Lay the Groundwork for Future IoT Deployments

4) IEEE ITS Society Newsletter - October 2017

OTHER

5) Autonomous Guided Vehicles, Hands-Free Fare Gates: A Glimpse Into the Future of Singapore’s Transport

6) Finnish Government Supports Unique MaaS Pilot Project in Tampere

7) Task Force Created at NC State University to Improve Communication on Campus Transportation

SAFETY / SECURITY

8) Swedish Transport Agencies Targeted in Cyberattack

9) Can Better Data Make Zero Traffic Deaths a Reality?

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

10) Lyft Adds In-App Navigation for Drivers via Google Maps

11) Princeton Alum Works at Uber to Expand Access to Affordable Transportation

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

12) The Responder - October 2017

TRANSIT

13) Real-Time Information to Be Displayed at 251 Bangalore Bus Stops

14) Do Brands Matter in Public Transit?

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

15) Minnesota DOT Maps Real-Time Traffic Patterns in New Pilot
StreetLight Data news release

16) Phone App Makes Navigating Nevada’s Project Neon Easier

VEHICLES

17) New Hampshire Lawmakers Consider Driverless Car Testing by 2019

18) California DMV Revises Rules to Get Ready for Self-Driving Future

19) Mitsubishi’s New Vehicle Warning Signals Are Projected Onto the Road
Mitsubishi Electric news release

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    
Follow me on Twitter @TransportComm. Member: Society of Professional Journalists   
© 2017 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.TransportationRadio.com  1 Aberdeen Ct., Cranford, NJ 07016