Monday, January 4, 2016

Monday, January 4, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, January 4, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) How Drones May Avoid Collisions by Sharing Knowledge
Link to MIT Technology Review article


2) Voluntary Bicycle Registration System Launched in Beijing
Link to South China Morning Post article


3) Indiana DOT to Track License Plates of Overweight Semis  
Link to Lafayette Journal & Courier article

4) Automakers View Cameras as Essential Safety Devices
Link to Assembly article

5) New Vision for Traffic Cameras in 2016
Link to Strategy Analytics blog


6) GPS-Enabled Top Hat Guides Pedestrians with Directional Sound
Link to The Next Web article


7) GPS-Assisted Boat Motor Keeps Ships Steady
Link to Engadget article


8) Traffic Technology International – January 2016
Link to magazine


9) Parking Dude Helps Find Legal Spaces in Crowded Hoboken, New Jersey
Link to NJ Advance Media article


10) Wired Introduces Wired Transportation
Link to Wired article


11) Mobile Phones Leading Cause of Road Deaths in Saudi Arabia
Link to Arab News article


12) Oyster Card Glitch Leads to Free Travel in London
Link to BBC News story

13) C-Tran, Arts Agency Team to Entertain, Inspire Bus Riders
Link to Columbian article


14) West Baton Rouge, Louisiana Officials Oppose Installation of Dynamic Message Signs
Link to Advocate article

15) Proposed App Would Cut Motorists' Wait at Gates of Florida Air Force Base
Link to Tampa Tribune article


16) Toyota, QNX Partner with Ford to Challenge Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
Link to CNET article
Link to news release

17) Behind the Scenes in the Connected Car
Link to Face to Face podcast


18) Internet of Things Brings New Era of Weather Forecasting
Link to Computerworld article

News Releases

Bernie's Notes
Looking back over 2015 I thought I'd share the most popular Transportation Radio interviews. Listeners came from 85 countries. Thank you for listening!

 -  Call for Papers – Maglev 2016

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