Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Taps Sensor Technology to Tackle Airport Drone Threat
Link to Fox News story

2) Wisconsin's Appleton International Completes Re-branding Process
Link to Airport Improvement article


3) Electronic Signs in Calgary Will Show Real-Time Cycle Track Use
Link to CFFR Radio story


4) Windows Maps for Windows 10 Snags Lane Guidance, Traffic Cameras in Latest Update
Link to WinBeta article


5) IBM Opens 'Internet of Things' Headquarters in Munich
Link to ZDNet article
Link to news release

6) US Court Upholds Removal of Strip Club Fliers from New Jersey Highway Rest Stops
Link to AP article
Link to ruling


7) Public Will Be Able to Search Drone Database
Link to The Hill article

8) Colorado, Utah, Iowa and Arizona DOTs Tie Safety Messages to Star Wars Debut
Link to KMGH-TV story


9) FHWA Gives Pennsylvania DOT Jurisdiction Over Highway Billboards in Philadelphia
Link to KYW Radio story

10) Towards Road Transport Automation: Opportunities in Public-Private Collaboration
Link to TRB conference proceedings


11) New App Helping Canadian Taxi Industry Compete with Uber
Link to Canada Business Review article

12) New York City Yellow Taxis Launch $1 Million Campaign to Lure Back Drivers, Passengers from Uber, Lyft
Link to amNew York article


13) Samsung, LG Expand Battlefield to Auto Electronics
Link to Chosun Ilbo article

14) AA Plans to Track Lorry and Company Car Drivers' Habits to Make Efficiency and Safety Improvements
Link to Daily Mail article

15) Connected Vehicles 101 Course Now Online
Link to USDOT update

News Releases

 -  Request for Proposals – Preparing for the Connected Airport and the Internet of Things – Transportation Research Board
 -  Request for Proposals – Understanding and Communicating Reliability of Crash Prediction Models – Transportation Research Board
 -  Request for Proposals – Interactive Tool for Understanding NEPA at General Aviation Airports – Transportation Research Board
 -  Call for Presentations – Rail Safety 2016

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