Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, September 29, 2016 – Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) NASA to Help China Improve Air Traffic Management
Link to Reuters article
Link to news release

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

2) Why Does Technology Continue to Put Cars Before Pedestrians?
Link to CityMetric commentary

GPS / NAVIGATION

3) Thai Government to Slow Down Speeding Ambulances with GPS
Link to Bangkok Post article

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION

4) Taiwan, US to Cooperate on Development of 5G Standards, ITS
Link to Central News Agency article

5) ITS Australia Newsletter – September 2016
Link to newsletter

MARITIME

6) China to Build a 'Smart Ocean'
Link to Daily Galaxy article

SAFETY / SECURITY

7) US Phone Emergency Alerts Will Begin Including Links, Phones Numbers
Link to NPR story
Link to news release

8) New California Law Prohibits All Cellphone Use While Driving
Link to KSBW-TV story

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

9) Uber Wants to Let Brands Feed You Content During Your Next Ride
Link to The Verge article

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

10) Texas DOT Installing 'Smart Work Zone' to Alert I-35 Drivers in Real Time
Link to KXAN-TV story

VEHICLES

11) Volvo Says It Plans to Sell Self-Driving Car in Five Years
Link to AP article

12) Q&A: The Data Your Car Collects and Who Can Use It
Link to AP article

13) This Tiny Nvidia Supercomputer Will Power Self-Driving Cars
Link to TechRadar article


News Releases


Job Postings
 -  General Engineer – FHWA (ITS Joint Program Office) – Washington, DC
 -  Deputy Director for Research and Technology – USDOT – Cambridge, Massachusetts


Upcoming Events
Complete Streets Conference – November 15 – Sacramento, California

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 – Clark, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) FAA Touts Data Comm Installations at 45 US Airport ATC Towers
Link to Air Transport World article
Link to news release

2) Tab for New John Glenn Airport Signs Could Total $775,000
Link to Columbus Dispatch article

3) Digital Wayfinding: Dynamically Changing the Airport Industry
Link to Aviation Pros article

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

4) Madrid's Crosswalks Are Getting a Fun and Colorful Makeover
Link to My Modern Met article

CARTOGRAPHY

5) Philippine Boat Operators Group Pushes for Update of Maritime Maps
Link to Cebu Daily News article

GPS / NAVIGATION

6) European Groups Say Galileo Constellation is Ready for Service
Link to GPS World article

7) DHS Studying Alternatives to GPS for Vital Sectors
Link to FedScoop article

MARITIME

8) Finland's Tekes to Fund Intelligent, Autonomous Shipping
Link to ECO Magazine article
Link to news release

9) My Day as the Staten Island Ferry's Writer-in-Residence
Link to Observer article

OTHER

10) White House Puts Additional $80 Million Toward Smart Cities, Expands MetroLab Network
Link to FutureStructure article
Link to news release

11) AP: Across US, Police Officers Misuses Confidential Databases
Link to AP article

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

12) British Cyclists Really Hate This New Safety Video
Link to CityLab article
Link to news release

SAFETY / SECURITY

13) Towards TSA 2.0 – Customer Service
Link to Security Debrief commentary

VEHICLES

14) Poll: Most Drivers Don't Expect to See All Vehicles to Be Fully Autonomous in Their Lifetime
Link to USA Today article


News Releases


Solicitations
 -  Request for Proposals – Making Transportation Smart and Sustainable – New York State DOT and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
 -  Applications Sought – The Six Minute Pitch: A Transportation Startup Challenge – Transportation Research Board


Upcoming Events
NOCoE Webinar: Next Generation Aerial Video and Communications Platform Providing Safe Traffic Management and Emergency Response – October 6

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 – Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Nokia Trials Its Drone Traffic Management Platform
Link to SCxCentral article
Link to news release

OTHER

2) Presentations Available from National Working Summit on Transportation in Rural America
Link to presentations

PLANNING

3) Urban Planning Conversation with Brent Toderian
Link to ITE Talks Transportation podcast

SAFETY / SECURITY

4) Security Robots Begin Patrolling China's Shenzhen International Airport
Link to People's Daily article

5) 'See Something, Say Something' Is Key Anti-Terrorism Tool for Transit
Link to Metro Magazine article

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

6) New Online Tool Taps Into Uber to Get Patients to and from Doctors' Offices
Link to WBUR Radio story

7) Algorithm Developed for Taxi Sharing
Link to Inderscience article

8) New Carpooling App Matches DC-Area Riders and Drivers – for Free
Link to Washington Post article

TRANSIT

9) DART Taps Firm to 'Mine' Social Media Data
Link to Progressive Railroading article


News Releases


Upcoming Events
Webinar & In-Person: Joint Panel on Urban Mobility – September 29 – Cambridge, Massachusetts

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