Friday, September 11, 2015

Friday, September 11, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, September 11, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Study Suggests Way to Get More San Francisco Drivers to Stop for Pedestrians
Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

2) Madison, Wisconsin Retools Red-Flag Program to Encourage Use
Link to story on WKOW-TV:

3) Solar-Powered Benches Can Charge Phones, Sense Heat and Count Pedestrians
Link to article in Governing:


4) Here Maps to Power 91% of Car Models Launched in Frankfurt
Link to article on GPS Business News:
Link to news release


5) ITS World Congress Prepares to Welcome Space Industry
Link to story on Traffic Technology Today:


6) West Virginia DOT Responds to Facebook Rumors and Says Bridge of Honor is Safe
Link to article in the Gallipolis Daily Tribune:


7) FRA Urges Railroads to Share More Info About Safety of Aging Bridges
Link to article in USA Today:

8) California Railroad Says AT&T Doesn't Have Its Permission for Telecom Cable Along Line
Link to article in The Press Democrat:


9) TSA Master Keys Replicated with 3D Printer After Detailed Image Ends Up Online
Link to article in Wired:

10) Minnesota DOT to Install 54 Warning Systems at Rural Intersections
Link to story on KSTP-TV:


11) GM Took Five Years to Fix a Full-Takeover Hack in Millions of OnStar Cars
Link to article in Wired:


12) Pilot in Mexico City Uses Technology in Attempt to Cut Sexual Abuse on Transit
Link to article on CityLab:


13) Major US Carmakers to Make Auto Braking Standard
Link to Reuters article:
Link to news release

14) Carmakers, Silicon Valley Tech Giants Compete to Shape Future of Driving
Link to DPA article:

15) As Head-Up Displays Become Common, Distraction Becomes an Issue
Link to article in The New York Times:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
On this 14th anniversary of the attacks of 9/11, see the role air traffic controllers and mariners took to help secure the skies, and evacuate Lower Manhattan that day.

 -  Call for Demonstrations – 23rd ITS World Congress 2016 Melbourne

Upcoming Events
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