Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

HERE and Colorado Department of Transportation Announce First of its Kind Connected Vehicle Project

HERE and the Colorado DOT (CDOT) have announced the first cellular network-based connected vehicle alert system in the US. The project aims to maximize driver safety and roadway efficiency along the I-70 Mountain Corridor, which is one of the most challenging roads in the US due to extreme weather, high altitude, and significant congestion.  In this RoadX Connected Vehicle Pilot, CDOT will leverage the HERE Location Cloud and Digital Transportation Infrastructure (DTI) solution to connect vehicles, smartphones and other devices, road infrastructure and traffic management centers.  The HERE Location Cloud will ingest, analyze, and distribute highly accurate, safety critical information such as accidents or extreme weather to the right people within seconds.

To read more about this project, click here.


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6) Road Warriors Look for a Right Way to Prevent Wrong-Way Wrecks
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8) Pennsylvania Turnpike, Waze Team to Map Out Best Routes
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9) Tech Seeks Green Light for Self-Driving Cars
Link to The Hill article

10) Entrepreneur to Launch Connected Car Incubator in India
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