Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) US Court Decides Flight-Sharing Websites Are Illegal
Link to AINonline article


2) Technology and Transportation
Link to BikePortland Podcast


3) Toyota Wants to Make Google's Mapping Tech Obsolete
Link to CNET article
Link to news release


4) GPS World Magazine Provides Look Ahead at Satellite Navigation Systems
 -  A New Stage for the Development of BeiDou
 -  GPS Dedicated to Excellence
 -  Galileo: Strategic Tool for European Autonomy, European Contribution to a Global Utility
 -  GLONASS Priorities – Improved Accuracy and Reliability


5) Singapore Consults on ITS Spectrum Rules, 5.9 GHz Standards
Link to Telecompaper article


6) North Dakota DOT Rolling Out a Million New License Plates with Updated Image, Design
Link to AASHTO Journal article


7) After Many Complaints, Washington, DC DOT to Replace Confusing Parking Signs
Link to WTTG-TV story


8) Revised New Jersey Bill Keeps Oil Train Disaster Plans Under Wraps
Link to Record article


9) Indian Railways, Institutes of Technology to Set-Up Centres of Railway Research
Link to Hindu Business Line article


10) Security Upgrades Approved for Oklahoma's Port of Catoosa
Link to Tulsa Business & Legal News article

11) London Bus Operators to Sign-Up for Confidential Safety Reporting
Link to Transport News Brief article

12) 24-Hour Call Center Launched in Zimbabwe to Help Accident Victims Get Medical Help
Link to Chronicle article

13) Operator Education and Regulation; Safe Mobility for Older Persons; Traffic Law Enforcement; Alcohol and Other Drugs 2015
Link to TRB's Transportation Research Record


14) Technology and Transportation in Utah
Link to KTVX-TV story


15) Apple CarPlay Apparently a Big Selling Point for GM Shoppers
Link to Car Connection article


16) Detroit on Forefront of Branding of Public Transit
Link to Detroit News article

17) London Experimenting with e-Paper Technology in Bus Schedule Displays
Link to TechSpot article

18) Six Wi-Fi, CCTV and GPS Equipped Buses Begin Service in Delhi
Link to Press Trust of India article


19) Oklahoma DOT Seeking to Keep Public Informed with New Hotline, Interactive Map
Link to Tulsa World article
Link to news release

20) Virginia Tech Transportation Institute App Will Deliver Information In-Vehicle
Link to WTOP Radio story

21) Utah DOT Releases App Update Allows You to Track Snow Plows
Link to KUTV-TV story
Link to news release

22) Massachusetts DOT Now Providing Live I-91 Traffic Information for Viaduct Reconstruction
Link to Republican article

23) Wisconsin DOT Watching Out for Holiday Travelers
Link to WTMJ-TV story


24) Google Attracts Top US Automakers with Self-Driving Technology
Link to Bloomberg article

25) The Key to the Connected Truck is Open Technology
Link to IoT Evolution commentary


26) New Storm-Surge Maps from NOAA Show Worst-Case Models
Link to The Lens article

News Releases

 -  Call for Tender – Study on Access to In-Vehicle Data and Resources – European Commission

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