Thursday, December 17, 2015

Thursday, December 17, 2015


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, December 17, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


GPS / NAVIGATION

1) Successful Galileo Launch Paves Way for Service Debut
Link to SpaceNews article
Link to news release

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION

2) ITS New Jersey Newsletter – The Connector – December 2015
Link to newsletter

OTHER

3) New Website to Offer Data on Police Traffic Stops in North Carolina
Link to News & Observer article

4) Volpe Center Bulletin
Link to newsletter

5) CityMobil2 Newsletter – December 2015
Link to newsletter

SAFETY / SECURITY

6) US Department of Homeland Security Modifies Terror Alert System
Link to CBS News story

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

7) Facebook to Allow Messenger Users to Hail Uber Cars
Link to BBC News story
Link to news release

TELEMATICS

8) Honda Cars India Launches Honda Connect – An Application-Based Connected Car Technology
Link to Gizmodo article

TRANSIT

9) Spike in Houston Bus Driver Assaults Leads to Public Plea
Link to Houston Chronicle article
Link to news release

10) Dubai Introduces New Speed-Monitoring Technology for Public Buses
Link to ITS International article

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

11) Alabama DOT Will Offer Real-Time Traffic App
Link to WALA-TV story

12) Traffic Management Center to be Established in Ahmadabad
Link to Times of India article

13) Big Signs, Better Information for Drivers on M60 and M62 Smart Motorways
Link to Rochdale Online article

14) Traffic Management to Go High-Tech in Gurgaon in New Year
Link to Times of India article

VEHICLES

15) Google 'Gravely Disappointed' by Proposed California Restrictions on Driverless Cars
Link to USA Today article
Link to California DMV news release

16) Tesla's Elon Musk Comes to Mobileye's Defense
Link to MarketWatch article

17) Consultant: Carmakers Need to Become More Like IT Companies
Link to automotiveIT international article


News Releases


Solicitation
 -  Request for Proposals – Design Considerations for Airport Emergency Operations Centers – Transportation Research Board


Upcoming Events
European Automotive Forum – January 14 – Brussels

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