Monday, July 24, 2017

Monday, July 24, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, July 24, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

Reno A&E’s iCITE® Data Aggregator DA-300® Offers Real-Time Traffic & Arterial Data with Cabinet Monitoring

From the Intelligent Cabinet Interface to Traffic Equipment (iCITE®) suite of products, the iCITE® Data Aggregator DA-300® accesses real-time intersection and arterial traffic data from any traffic cabinet, via high-speed internal or external communications devices, regardless of the traffic controller or central ITS system. These devices are also designed to endure temperature extremes and are well suited for solar powered applications. In cooperation with any iCITE Ready™ data analytics partner, the DA-300® can provide turning movement counts, amber/red actuations, arrivals on red, detector failures, preemption details, communications and power failures/alerts, split and interval timing data, travel time and the Purdue Coordination Diagram, based upon Hi Resolution Data, all tailored to provide Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures via a Cloud-based user-friendly interface. Wi-Fi equipped and travel time ready. For more information, visit www.renoae.com or kindly contact Matt Zinn, Reno A&E Sales Manager, at mattz@renoae.com.   


AVIATION

1) Improving Intelligibility of Airport Terminal Public Address Systems

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

2) Bikes May Have to Talk to Self-Driving Cars for Safety’s Sake

3) San Diego Confronts Bad Data from Bike-Counting Cameras

4) Spike in Bicycle, Car Crashes Leads to Safety Workshops in Maine

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

5) North Florida Transportation Planning Organization Looks to Make Jacksonville Region ‘Smart’

6) Seattle Appoints Smart City Coordinator

7) Kansas City Smart City Efforts Could Save Sewers, Smooth Traffic, Fix Potholes Before They Pop

8) Profile of Malaysia’s Sena Traffic Systems

MARITIME

9) Singapore Port Gets $6 Million Rescue Satellite
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore news release

10) Norway Takes Lead in Race to Build Autonomous Cargo Ships

OTHER

11) Maryland Testing Digital Driver’s Licenses

PARKING

12) Daimler Wants to Replace the Valet with an Autonomous Parking Garage
Daimler news release

ROADWAYS

13) Smart Cars to be Tested on I-95 Express Lanes in Virginia

14) Man Gets Virginia Traffic Signal Fixed After Filming Himself Waiting at Red Light for 20 Minutes

15) Combining Queue Warning with Dynamic Late Merge

SAFETY / SECURITY

16) Some Airlines Tell People Leaving Comic-Con They Can’t Check Comics, Which Is Not True

TELEMATICS

17) Is Technology Making Us Less Courteous on the Road?

TRANSIT

18) Waiting for the Bus Is About to Get Less Bad

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

19) How Illinois Tollway Travel Times Are Calculated

20) Why Do Electronic Traffic Signs Sometimes Show Wrong Info? Here’s Why, and What Might Fix It

VEHICLES

21) Tampa Revs Up Connected Vehicle Pilot

22) New Driver-Assist Tech May Be Moving Faster Than Consumers Can Handle


News Releases


Upcoming Events

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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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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