Thursday, October 8, 2015

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, October 8, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Tests Technology to Counter Rogue Drones
Link to story on CNN:


2) Rhode Island DOT Traffic Cameras Go Dark, $30,000 Upgrade Needed
Link to story on WPRO Radio:


3) China to Invest $30 Billion in Intelligent Transportation Industry
Link to Xinhua article:

4) ITS World Congress Update from Traffic Technology Today
Link to update:

5) Audio Updates from ITS World Congress by Smart Highways


6) Washington State DOT Call Center Receives Record Number of Calls Following Launch of I-405 Express Tolls
Link to story on KING-TV:

7) ATRA Pulse – October 2015
Link to newsletter from the Advanced Transit Association:


8) Ads Making Fun of Bad CTA Users Win National Award
Link to blog on Chicagoist:
Link to news release


9) Railroad Shutoff Threats Complicate Train Technology Deadline
Link to article in Roll Call:


10) Google Delhi Public Transport Offline App Launched for Bus, Metro
Link to article on Gadgets 360:

11) Federal Judge Rules New York MTA Must Run Ads for 'The Muslims Are Coming!' Movie
Link to article in the New York Post:

12) Live Monitoring of Delhi Metro's Morning Commute Used to Plan Evening Schedule
Link to article in the Hindustan Times:


13) Bucharest's Traffic Management System Inoperative
Link to article on Romania Insider:
Link to original article on Mediafax (in Romanian)


14) Ford Uses Space Robot Communications to Serve Connected Cars
Link to article in Computer Weekly:

15) USDOT Posts Additional Information About Connected Vehicle Pilots in New York City, Tampa and Wyoming
Link to further information from ITS Joint Program Office:

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