Friday, April 24, 2015

Friday, April 24, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, April 24, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) FAA SatNav News – Spring 2015
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2) Bill That Will Eliminate Traffic Cameras in Tennessee Passed
Link to article in the Bristol Herald Courier:
Link to bill


3) Massachusetts Promising Change to E-ZPass Fine Violation System
Link to story on WCVB-TV:


4) Port Fourchon, Louisiana's Maritime Domain System Provides Integrated Data
Link to article in the Daily Comet:

5) Meet Japan's New Maritime Surveillance Plane
Link to article in The Diplomat:
Link to news release


6) Miami Summit Showcases Civic Tech Startups with Transportation a Focus
Link to article in Government Technology:


7) Can US Agencies Balance Security and the Constitution?
Link to story on WUSA-TV:


8) European Rail Signal Upgrade 'Could Be Hacked to Cause Crashes'
Link to BBC News story:


9) New App Alerts Walnut Creek, California Drivers to Traffic Light Changes
Link to story on KTVU-TV:


10) New Technology Could Better Detect Dangerous Materials at US Ports
Link to article on Inside Science:

11) Hacking Hobart: KPMG Talks Cybersecurity in Wake of IS Airport Attack
Link to article on airport-technology:

12) Wisconsin State Patrol Dispatch a Lifeline to Troopers
Link to article in The Reporter:

13) Are Emergency Managers Making the Most of Mobile? (Industry Perspective)
Link to commentary in Government Technology:


14) San Francisco Muni's Yellow Pole Markings at Transit Stops Will Be Replaced by Real Signs
Link to article on Streetsblog San Francisco:

15) SMART Bus Launches Mobile App to Track Buses
Link to article in the Detroit Free Press:
Link to news release

16) New Jersey Transit Installing Cameras on All Light Rail Trains in Response to Spate of Robberies
Link to article in The Star-Ledger:


17) Intelligent Traffic Management System on Indian Expressway Fails to Put Brakes on Fatal Crashes
Link to article in The Times of India:


18) CEO Reaffirms Renault-Nissan Roadmap for Autonomous Driving
Link to article in automotiveIT international:

19) How Ford's Chief Became a Tech CEO
Link to article in Fortune:

News Releases

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