Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

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Please join HERE at ITS WC to see our next generation of automotive navigation and connected driving applications during ITS World Congress in Detroit on 7 – 11 September 2014 at Belle Isle or click http://here.com/business to learn more.


1) NASA Working on Drone Traffic Management Program
Link to article in The New York Times:

2) Latest Issue of Future Airport Online
Link to magazine:

3) Inflight – September/October 2014 Issue
Link to magazine:


4) University of Maryland Programs Use Technology to Potentially Solve Heavy Traffic
Link to article in The Diamondback:


5) Standards Being Developed for Interoperable Positive Train Control
Link to blog in EE Times:


6) 'Eyesight' Software Scans Surveillance Video for Suspicious Behavior on Atlanta's Marta
Link to article from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

7) European Research Project, SECUR-ED, Aims for Greater Security at Train Stations
Link to article on Phys.org:

8) Slowing Down Streets with Art Under Your Feet
Link to article in Fast Company:

9) New York State Trucking Firm Uses Device to Block Calls, Texts While Trucks in Motion
Link to article in the Times Union:


10) Uber Ordered to Halt Transportation Services in Germany
Link to story on Deutsche Welle:

11) Share a Taxi with a Stranger? Idea is Catching On in Big Cities
Link to article in Fortune:


12) Massachusetts Startup Aims to Create Better Drivers in South Africa Through Mobile App
Link to article in the Boston Business Journal:


13) West Virginia University Student Develops Service to Track Personal Rapid Transit
Link to article in The Daily Athenaeum:


14) Jaguar to Offer Laser-Projected Heads-Up Display
Link to article on Digital Trends:

15) Driverless Vehicles Are in the US Army's Future
Link to McClatchy News Service article:

16) Study: Connectivity Market Set to Soar, But Data Security is Big Worry
Link to article in automotiveIT:

News Releases

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Today in Transportation History    
1944 **70th anniversary** US Navy pilot, and future US president, George H.W. Bush, was shot down near the Bonin Islands.

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