Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Airline Executives Urge Privatization of Air-Traffic Control
Link to USA Today article


2) Iowa Switches to Biennial Road Map
Link to Gazette article


3) Troubled GPS Ground Station Program Could Face Recompete
Link to Defense News article


4) Russia, Iran to Cooperate on Transport and Aerospace Engineering
Link to AzerNews article

5) AT&T Launches Data Service for Outdoor Advertisers
Link to Advertising Age article
Link to news release


6) Provision to Make Railroad Bridge Inspection Reports Public Headed to White House
Link to WITI-TV story
Link to news release


7) Variable Speed Limits Coming to Three British Columbia Highways
Link to BC Local News article
Link to news release


8) Uber Wants to Integrate with All Your Apps
Link to The Verge article


9) Open Payments Can Bring a Dose of Innovation to Transit
Link to Payments Source commentary


10) Here's What Google's Self-Driving Cars Have Been Up to in November
Link to CNET article

11) Quantified Traveler: Travel Feedback Meets the Cloud to Change Behavior
Link to Access article

12) Driverless Cars and Connected Infrastructure: The Future? HNTB's Jim Barbaresso at TEDxJacksonville
Link to video

News Releases

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