Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

Drivers Park Faster, Smarter with INRIX On-Street Parking – A Parking Revolution

INRIX On-Street Parking transforms the parking experience, giving drivers immediate location, availability and price information right in their vehicle. BMW has chosen INRIX On-Street Parking to address these challenges for their drivers and will be the first automaker to include this breakthrough service into its ConnectedDrive cars.

INRIX parking solutions equip drivers with the ability to quickly find and compare on and off-street parking options in cities throughout North America and Europe. Drivers get to their destination faster, more affordably and with less stress.


1) FAA to Pilots: Keep Transponders On While Taxiing
Link to article on AIN Online:  

2) NASA and Verizon Plan to Monitor US Drone Network from Phone Towers
Link to article in The Guardian:


3) Changes Coming to Signs That Tell You if Your Toll Was Paid at New Jersey Plazas
Link to article in The Star-Ledger:


4) Meet the New President and CEO of ITS America, Regina Hopper
Link to interview on Transportation Radio:

5) ITS America Annual Meeting Daily News - Day 3
Link to newsletter:


6) Amtrak CEO Pledges to Put Safety Technology Into Operation
Link to AP article:

7) Most Commuter Railroads Won’t Meet Deadline for Mandated Safety Systems
Link to story on NPR’s Morning Edition:


8) Allstate Considers Selling Insurance Telematics Data
Link to article on Insurance Business:

9) Google Maps Now Shows Real-Time Transit Updates in Six Locations
Link to article on The Verge:


10) Waze and the Traffic Panopticon
Link to article in The New Yorker:


11) US Congress Pushes for ‘Talking Car’ Boost
Link to article in The Detroit News:

12) Toyota to Explore Ford-Based Connected Car System
Link to article in USA Today:
Link to news release

13) Nokia’s Mapping Unit, Here, a Key Prize for Self-Driving Cars
Link to article in the Detroit Free Press:

News Releases

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