Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Wednesday, August 5, 2015


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

Chart Your Course for TransComm2015 in Annapolis

Set sail for TransComm2015: The Best Conference about Transportation Communications! Hosted by AASHTO and the Maryland Department of Transportation, we will continue to Explore the Transportation Conversation with panel discussions, an interactive workshop on the environment, and informative breakout sessions. 

Sponsorship is a great way to show your support and gain access to this innovative conference!  Join us in the historic city of Annapolis Sept. 13-16, 2015.
Visit www.transcommannualmeeting.org to learn more!


AVIATION

1) FAA Exploring Possible Privacy Protections for ADS-B
Link to article on AINonline:

2) Airports Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks, Experts Warn
Link to story on WNBC-TV:

3) 'Back-Up' Air Traffic Control Center Under Construction in Ireland
Link to article in The Clare Herald:

4) USDOT Airline Investigation Points to Growing Regulatory Challenges as Computers Set Prices
Link to article in Fortune:

5) Aviation Industry Looking to Develop the Perfect Travel App
Link to article in The Sydney Morning Herald:

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

6) The Infrared Sensors That Could Make Cycling Safer
Link to article on Alphr:

CAMERAS

7) After Three-Month Hiatus, Boynton Beach, Florida Will Again Enforce Red-Light Cameras
Link to story on WPBF-TV:

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

8) India's NHAI Launches Electronic Toll Collection System on Delhi-Chandigarh Highway
Link to PTI article:

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION

9) South Korea Seeks to Lead Discussion on 6 GHz Standardization for 5G Networks
Link to article in BusinessKorea:

OTHER

10) USDOT Turning to Social Media to Push Congress to Fix Failing Infrastructure
Link to story on KPHO/KTVK-TV:

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

11) What'd You Say? Archiving the Conversation for Public Records
Link to Talking Transportation blog:

ROADWAYS

12) California DOT Apologizes for Failing to Notify Town of Road Work that Caused Traffic Meltdown
Link to story on KCBS Radio:

SAFETY / SECURITY

13) Kansas Turnpike Authority Plans Improvements for Flash Flood Warnings
Link to story on KWCH-TV:

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

14) Wilmington, Delaware Taxpayers Spending $8,000 on Billboards Welcoming Uber
Link to article in The News Journal:

15) Taxi Carpooling App Bandwagon Says It Can Save Passengers Money and Help with New York City Traffic
Link to article in the Daily News:

TELEMATICS

16) Harman Says Car-Hacking Risk Restricted to Fiat Chrysler
Link to Reuters article:

TRANSIT

17) 'Oyster Card' Style Ticket Service for Greater Manchester's Transport Network in Crisis
Link to article in the Manchester Evening News:

18) Planning Tool Brings Hope for Transit Users
Link to Mobility Lab blog:


News Releases


Solicitation
 -  Nominations Sought – ITS Australia National Awards 2015


Upcoming Events
Webinar: Reno A&E's Data Aggregator-Obtaining Real-Time Traffic Data from Remote Intersections – August 11
http://bit.ly/1Sn67GS

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