Thursday, February 26, 2015

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, February 26, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Australian Air Traffic Control System Will Monitor Both Civilian and Military Aircraft in 'World First' Approach
Link to Australian Broadcasting Corporation story:

2) FAA to Use Data Fusion to Prevent Near-Misses
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

3) North Carolina Marine Corps Air Station Takes Over Local Air Traffic Control from FAA
Link to article in the Marine Corps Times:

4) Why 40-Year-Old Tech is Still Running America's Air Traffic Control
Link to article in Wired:

5) Facebook: How Airlines and Airports Can Use Apps, Mobile Tech and Social Media to Optimize the Travel Experience
Link to article in Future Travel Experience:


6) DIY Wayfinding Signs Are About to Go Mainstream
Link to blog on CityLab:
Link to news release


7) Colorado Congressman Seeks Federal Ban on Enforcement Cameras
Link to article on Autoblog:
Link to news release


8) Want to Know if the Mall is Crowded? That's Just One of the Promises of Future Maps
Link to story on PRI's Science Friday:

9) Apple Extends 3D Flyover Support and Strikes New US Partnerships
Link to article on The Next Web:


10) Good to Go Passes Fail in Certain Cars
Link to story on KING-TV:


11) ITS Australia Newsletter – February 2015
Link to newsletter:


12) Conference Told Asean Countries Should Look Into Information Sharing to Prevent Maritime Terrorism
Link to article from Bernama:


13) China's Biggest Ride-Hail App Wants to Be an All-Around Transportation Platform
Link to article on BuzzFeed News:

14) North Carolina DOT Looks to Recruit Girls for Careers in Engineering
Link to article in Governing:


15) Ada County, Idaho Highway District OKs Boise's Parking Sensors
Link to article in the Idaho Statesman:

16) Siemens to Ease Parking-Space Hunt with Finder App
Link to Bloomberg article:


17) New York MTA Aims to Raise Awareness of Grade-Crossing Safety
Link to article in the Times Herald-Record:


18) Two FCC Commissioners Advocate New Uses for DSRC
Link to article on FierceWirelessTech:


19) Arizona DOT 'Wrong Way' Study Resumes Next Week
Link to story on KPNX-TV:


20) The Decline of Carpooling – Can App-Based Carpooling Reverse the Trend?
Link to blog on Planetizen:


21) World of Fleet Management Evolving, Experts Say
Link to article in Daily Commercial News:


22) Civic Hackers Open Transit Data Maryland Transit Administration Said Would Cost Too Much to Share
Link to article on Ars Technica:

23) Bridj, a Start-Up Using Big Data to Improve Bus Transit, Set to Launch in Washington, DC
Link to article in The Washington Post:
Link to news release

24) Apps to Track Boston T in Real Time
Link to article in the Boston Herald:

25) New Real-Time Transit Data from Sound Transit, Metro
Link to Seattle Transit Blog:


26) Moscow Models Traffic Conditions in Real-Time
Link to article in ITS International:

27) Life in the Bangalore Traffic Nerve Center
Link to article in the Bangalore Mirror:

28) Vehicle Counter on Noida-Greater Expressway to Make Smart Traffic Control Smarter
Link to article in The Times of India:

29) Quick Communication Key to Avoiding Gridlock
Link to editorial in The Island Packet:


30) Soon American Highways Could Be Overrun with Self-Driving Trucks
Link to article on Quartz:

31) The Safer, Faster, More Efficient Commute of the Future
Link to article in Popular Science:

32) Articles from automotiveIT
 -  Audi, BMW, Mercedes Embrace Digital
 -  Visiting VW's New Data Lab

News Releases

 - Request for Information – Accessible Transportation Technology Research Initiative Program – FHWA

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