Friday, January 29, 2016

Friday, January 29, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, January 29, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

@TransportComm Gives You the Jump on Transportation News

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1) University of Wisconsin Aids Madison in Competition for Cutting-Edge Future
Link to Badger Herald article


2) US Navy Unmanned System Passes Tests on Submersible
Link to GPS World article

3) Insurers See New Technology Risks at Sea
Link to Maritime Executive article

4) Digital Technology Has Downside on Ships
Link to MarineLink article

5) Indian Port Operators Seek E-Governance
Link to The Hindu article


6) Xerox to Split Into Two Companies: One for Documents, One for Processes
Link to NPR story
Link to news release

7) Demonstration Shows Unmanned Ground-Air Collaboration
Link to GPS World article
Link to news release


8) Call for App to Work with New Parking Guidance Signs in Galway, Ireland
Link to Galway Bay FM Radio story


9) Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit Rolls Out Operations Center, Safety Campaign
Link to North Bay Business Journal article

10) Israel Railways Begins Tendering for ERTMS Rollout
Link to International Railway Journal article


11) State Programs – the Lifeblood of Operations Lifesaver
Link to Operation Lifesaver Train of Thought blog


12) Houston Metro Tries a High-Tech Way to Keep Buses Running on Time
Link to KUHF Radio story

13) University of Washington Researchers Use Wireless to Track Transit Use
Link to The Daily article


14) Study Finds Automatic Braking Cuts Rear-End Crash Risk
Link to AP article
Link to news release

15) London's First Driverless Cars Based on Heathrow 'Pods'
Link to BBC News story

News Releases

Job Posting
 -  Senior Tolls Specialist – Traffic Technologies, Inc. – New York, New York

Friday Bonus
Why Southern Californians love saying 'the' before freeway numbers.

 -  Nominations Sought – Short Line/Regional Railroad of the Year – Railway Age

Upcoming Events
Passenger Terminal Expo – March 15-17 – Cologne, Germany

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