Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Tuesday, December 22, 2015


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) Boingo Speeds Up Airport Wi-Fi
Link to PC Mag article

2) Looking Back and Ahead – Airport Tech and Passenger Experience
Link to Tnooz article

3) Denver International Airport Adds Customized Television Network
Link to Airport Improvement article

4) United Airlines Unveils a New Informational Video Series Called Big Metal Bird
Link to Chicago Business Journal article

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

5) Using Virtual Reality to Identify Child-Pedestrian Behaviors
Link to American Associates Ben-Gurion University of the Negev article

MARITIME

6) Virtual Port Concept Powers Unique Security Project at Port of Long Beach
Link to Security Technology Executive article

RAILROADS

7) New Book Focuses on Travelers in New York's Old Penn Station
Link to CityLab interview

8) NTSB Chairman: To Save Lives, Push Railroads to Make Safety Deadline
Link to Tribune News Service commentary

ROADWAYS

9) Golden Gate Bridge to Drone Operators: Buzz Off
Link to Marin Independent Journal article

10) An Inexpensive Vision-Based Approach for the Autonomous Detection, Localization and Quantification of Pavement Defects
Link to Transportation Research Board publication

SAFETY / SECURITY

11) Global Road Safety Partnership Newsletter
Link to newsletter

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

12) California Approves Flywheel, the App That Makes Taxis Work Like Uber
Link to The Verge article

TELEMATICS

13) Family Says OnStar Ignored 89-Year-Old's Emergency Call
Link to WHAM-TV story

TRANSIT

14) Transit Windsor Will Add On-Board Cameras
Link to Windsor Star article

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

15) Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire Testing Snow Plow Alerts on Waze
Link to USA Today article

16) Florida DOT's High-Tech Control Room Prepares to Monitor Holiday Traffic
Link to Tampa Tribune article

17) Mississippi DOT Monitoring Holiday Traffic with More Than 500 Cameras
Link to WLBT-TV story

18) Transportation Systems Management and Operations Benefit-Cost Analysis Compendium
Link to FHWA publication

VEHICLES

19) Google Pairs with Ford to Build Self-Driving Cars
Link to Yahoo Autos article

20) Ford Applies for Record Number of Patents as CEO Eyes Innovation
Link to Bloomberg article

WEATHER

21) Helping Transportation Facilities Weather Storms
Link to Washington Post column


News Releases


Solicitation
 -  Request for Comments – Future Direction of MUTCD – FHWA


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