Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Africa Calls for More Investment in Air Traffic Control
Link to story on the Voice of America:

2) 15 Nigerian Airports Get Satellite Navigation
Link to article in the Daily Trust:


3) Digital Strategies Help Bridge the Bike Infrastructure Gap
Link to blog in Forbes:


4) Why High-Definition Maps Are Essential to the Next Generation of High-Tech Cars
Link to article in Car and Driver:


5) Motorcyclists Complain Good to Go Passes Fail on I-405
Link to story on KING-TV:

6) Ohio River Bridges Electronic Tolling Procedures in Process of Finalization
Link to story on cn|2:


7) Audio Updates from ITS World Congress by Smart Highways

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


9) US 'Sea Scout' Program Uses Tech to Combat Illegal Fishing
Link to article in Government Technology:
Link to news release


10) Smart E-Transport Service Launched in New Delhi
Link to article in The Economic Times:

11) Five Tech Tools Governments Can Use to Alleviate Traffic Troubles
Link to article in FutureStructure:

12) USDOT Releases New Mobility Reports
Link to further information from the USDOT ITS Joint Program Office:


13) Newspaper Says Kansas City Officials Provided Misleading Information on Free Parking at Airport
Link to editorial in The Kansas City Star:


14) Google Defends Android Auto's Data Collection After Critical Motor Trend Report
Link to article on The Verge:
Link to article in Motor Trend

15) Bulgaria to Require Mobile Operators to Allow Free Emergency Calls from Vehicles Involved in Crashes
Link to Focus Information Agency article:


16) Volvo Says It Will Take the Blame if One of Its Self-Driving Cars Crashes
Link to article on The Verge:
Link to news release

17) Car Hacker Sought by Canadian Military
Link to CBC News story:

18) Getting Voice Recognition Technology to Work in an Automotive Environment
Link to blog on The Virtual Driver:

News Releases

 -  Request for Information – Countering Unauthorized Unmanned Aircraft – MITRE Corporation

Upcoming Events
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