Thursday, May 14, 2015

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, May 14, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

"My car will do WHAT? Seriously?"

As driving becomes more automated, maps and real-time data will be read and interpreted by vehicles. HERE is working across automotive companies, transportation agencies, and infrastructure providers to bring connected and automated driving solutions to life. This ITS America webinar will describe the technologies HERE is developing, real world examples, and considerations for gaining adoption of these technologies.
When: May 27, 2015  2:00 EDT  Click here to register


1) Spain to Offer Free, Unlimited Wi-Fi in 46 Airports
Link to AP article:
Link to news release (in Spanish)


2) Frustrated Minnesota DOT Seeks New Source of MnPass Devices for Better Supply, Compatibility
Link to article in the Star Tribune:


3) 999 Operators in Guernsey Get Maritime Training
Link to BBC News story:


4) Singapore: Smart Nation Needs Smart Data Management
Link to commentary in The Straits Times:


5) Copies of Famous Artworks Replace Ads on Tehran Billboards
Link to AP article:


6) New DC Circulator Buses Will Have USB Ports and Better Air Conditioning
Link to article in The Washington Post:

7) Virginia Railway Express Mobile Ticketing App Ready
Link to article in The Free Lance-Star:


8) Traffic Management Team Monitors 150 Traffic Cameras in Richmond, Virginia
Link to article on Richmond News:


9) US Transportation Secretary Talks Autonomous Cars in Silicon Valley
Link to article on CNET:

10) Toyota Expands Tie-Up with Mazda to Share Car Technology
Link to Bloomberg article:
Link to news release

11) Autonomous Vehicles: A Force That Will Transform American Culture
Link to article in FutureStructure:

News Releases

Job Postings
 -  Tolling Consultant – Traffic Technologies Inc. – Southern California
 -  Managing Director/Deputy Director of ITS Joint Program Office – USDOT – Washington, DC

Upcoming Events
MirrorLink Car Connectivity Hackathon – May 29-31 – Paris

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