[TCN] Monday, March 20, 2017

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Monday, March 20, 2017 – Cranford, New Jersey

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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.editraffic.com or kindly contact John Shearer, EDI Sales Manager, at jshearer@editraffic.com .

AVIATION

1) Royal Jordanian Bans Tablets, Laptops from Plane Cabin on US Flights
KIRO-TV

2) Southwest Airlines Getting Rid of Paper Tickets, Pneumatic Tubes
Fortune

3) USDOT Postpones Airline Reports on Bags, Wheelchairs
USA Today

CAMERAS

4) Chicago Triples ‘Grace Period’ for Running Red Lights
Chicago Sun-Times

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

5) E-ZPass Signal Lights to be Removed Along Pennsylvania Turnpike
Philly Voice
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission news release

FREIGHT

6) How Fleets Are Gathering Data for Better Asset Management
Fleet Equipment

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

7) Japanese Consortium’s ITS for Vietnam’s North-South Expressway Starts Operation
Traffic Technology Today

PLANNING

8) Have Data, Will Travel
SmartCitiesWorld

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

9) Mississippi DOT Uses Video to Explain Where Its Revenue Comes from and How It’s Used
WLBT-TV

RAILROADS

10) Metra Engineer Trainees Get Wild, Computer-Simulated Ride
Chicago Tribune

SAFETY / SECURITY

11) City of Topeka Partners with Kansas DOT to Try to Cut Crashes
Topeka Capital-Journal

12) Artificial Intelligence to Predict Accident Risk of Bus Drivers
The Australian

13) Sending Work Zone Warnings to Cellphones
WorkZoneITSBlog

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

14) TM 2.0 Newsletter – March 2017
ERTICO – ITS Europe

VEHICLES

15) Sleepy Behind the Wheel? Some Cars Can Tell
New York Times

News Releases
1) Transport for London Extends Walking Tube Map
2) Nanyang Technological University and Schaeffler Set Up Joint Lab to Develop Smart Mobility Devices

Upcoming Events
USDOT Connected Vehicle PlugFest – May 8-12 – San Antonio, Texas

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