Friday, November 6, 2015

Friday, November 6, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, November 6, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

1) Saskatoon’s SGI Says It’s Not Tricking Drivers with Fake Camera Boxes
Link to CBC News story:
2) High-Crash Areas Highlighted on Interactive Map Released by Virginia DMV
Link to story on WSLS-TV:
3) New Electronic Toll System Goes Into Effect Saturday on Vietnam Highway
Link to article in Viet Nam News:
4) Virginia DOT Uses New Technology to Remotely Access Route 29 Light Signals
Link to story on Newsplex:
5) Homeland Security Panel OKs Bills to Helps States, Ports Fight Hackers
Link to article in The Hill:
Link to bill
6) West Virginia Offices Might Feature Commercials on Video Screens
Link to article in the Charleston Gazette-Mail:

7) Thomas Kern Named Interim Managing Director for National Operations Center of Excellence
Link to article in the AASHTO Journal:

8) CSX Develops App to Better Serve Public Safety Agencies’ Cargo Information Needs
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:
9) Minnesota DOT Using Drones to Inspect Bridges
Link to story on WCCO-TV:
10) Happy 80th Birthday to the MUTCD!
Link to USDOT’s Fast Lane blog:

11) House Bill to Study Car Hacking
Link to article in The Hill:
12) EU Traffic Information Gets Its Own Audio-Based Social Network
Link to article on Traffic Technology Today:
13) High-Tech Traffic System Being Developed for Agra, India
Link to article in The Times of India:

14) Toyota Invests $1 Billion in Artificial Intelligence in US
Link to AP article:
15) Daimler Gets IoT Smart By Linking Cars to Enterprise Systems
Link to article in Computer Business Review:

16) Tesla Could Be Making It Easier for You to Find Your Lost Car Keys
Link to article on The Verge:

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