Friday, January 8, 2016

Friday, January 8, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, January 8, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Stanford Lab Developing Small UAS Traffic Management Solution
Link to UAS Magazine article

2) Turkey Again Shelves Approval of Eurocontrol Agreement
Link to Today's Zaman article


3) Could Smart Headphones Improve Pedestrian Safety?
Link to Road Safety GB article


4) Mobileye Wants Automakers to Share Maps for Autonomous Cars
Link to Reuters article


5) IMO News – Issue 4 2015
 -  Internet on Ships a Key to Recruiting and Retaining Seafarers (page 10)
 -  Use of Database Encouraged for Container Examination (page 13)
 -  Communication Skills Put to the Test in Congo and Gabon Oil Spill Exercise (page 25)


6) Transforming the Travel and Transportation Industry with IoT
Link to CloudTweaks article

7) California Bill Bill Would Require Caltrans to Keep Inventory of All Fiber Optic Lines and Make Information Available to Public
Link to Willits News article


8) New Jersey Bill Requiring Railroad Bridge Inspection Details to be Disclosed Publicly Clears Assembly Committee
Link to Record article


9) Struggling Japanese Rail Line Sells Station Naming Rights in Bid to Stay on Track
Link to Japan Times article
Link to news release (in Japanese)

10) Amtrak: Better Reporting, Planning and Improved Financial Information Could Enhance Decision Making
Link to GAO report


11) GM Embraces White-Hat Hackers with Public Vulnerability Disclosure Program
Link to Ars Techinca article

12) New Infant Car Seat Can Be Tailored to Your Car with an App
Link to KWGN/KDVR-TV story


13) Madison, Wisconsin Cab Companies Keeping Up with Technology
Link to WMTV-TV story


14) Apple Blocked Volkswagen from Demonstrating Wireless CarPlay at CES
Link to Car and Driver article


15) A Better Way to Clear Highway Chaos
Link to Albuquerque Journal column


16) Wi-Fi Service Planned for All New York Subway Stations by End of Year, Also Better Signage, USB Ports, Countdown Clocks
Link to Daily News article
Link to news release

17) Edinburgh's Google Public Transport Tracker a Scottish First
Link to Edinburgh Evening News article
Link to news release

18) RTD Releases Data for Real-Time App Tracking of Denver-Area Buses
Link to Daily Camera article

19) Autonomous Vehicles' Disruptive Potential for Transit
Link to Surface Transportation News blog


20) US Transportation Secretary: No Plans for National Regulations for Driverless Cars
Link to Detroit News article

21) Fragrance Anyone? Touch-Free Car Controls Split World's Drivers
Link to Reuters article


22) Australia's Main Weather Information Services Go Down
Link to Sydney Morning Herald article

News Releases

Friday Bonus
Combine a high-speed camera and a subway train pulling into a station and you get a fascinating view.

 -  Applicants Sought – General Aviation Manufacturers Association Scholarships

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