Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Wednesday, January 13, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

TransCore, a subsidiary of Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) is seeking a full-time Systems Engineer to join our Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) team in New York City. The Systems Engineer will work with a team of engineers to advance the NYC Connected Vehicle (CV) Pilot Deployment Project on time and within budget to produce the most appropriate system requirements and plans to deploy CV applications and core technologies for the project.

To learn more about TransCore please visit us at www.transcore.com.  Visit www.transcore.com/careers to apply. TransCore is proud to support workforce diversity and is a committed equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  We encourage women and minorities to apply – EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability.


BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

1) Three Ways Big Data and GPS Are Making Bicycle Planning Stronger
Link to Calgary Herald article

CAMERAS

2) Mississippi Legislator to Propose Bill Requiring Recording of Traffic Camera Video
Link to Sun Herald article

CARTOGRAPHY

3) Mapping and Modeling Our World Via Smartphone
Link to Directions Magazine blog

GPS / NAVIGATION

4) Google Maps' New Driving Mode Will Provide Traffic Updates Without Typing a Destination
Link to Android Police article

MARITIME

5) Interview: Celebrity CEO on Avoiding the Sameness of Cruise Advertising
Link to Skift article

6) Israeli Maritime Intelligence System for Southeast Asia Nation
Link to UPI article

OTHER

7) ATRA Pulse – January 2016
Link to publication from the Advanced Transit Association

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

8) North Carolina DOT Official Asks Reporter to Remove Quote from Story
Link to WBTV-TV story

SPACE

9) Interview with Astronaut Scott Kelly on GPS and the Space Shuttle
Link to GPW World article

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

10) No Smartphone, No Problem: Lyft Gets into Health Care with National MedTrans Network
Link to CNNMoney story
Link to news release

TELEMATICS

11) How Car Data Can Save Time, Lives and Repairs – Without Sacrificing Privacy
Link to Daily Caller commentary from CEO of Consumer Technology Association

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

12) Placement of Arizona Troopers in Traffic Operations Center Credited with Cutting Time to Clear Crashes
Link to Scottsdale Independent article

TRANSIT

13) UK Moves Toward Contactless and NFC Ticketing Across its Public Transport Network
Link to NFC World article

14) Rzeszow, Poland Builds Network to Manage Smart Public Transport Systems
Link to Computer Weekly article
Link to news release

15) New Mexico's Red Apple Transit Added to Google Maps
Link to Farmington Daily Times article

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

16) Easing Traffic with Technology, Not More Blacktop
Link to Keystone Crossroads story

VEHICLES

17) FCC Commissioners: Free Up Smart Car Spectrum for General Use
Link to FedScoop article
Link to comments by FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel
Link to comments by FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly

18) Autonomous Carmakers Hand Over Data on Glitches and Failures to California DMV
Link to Ars Technica article

19) Toyota, Kymeta Unveil Satellite Connectivity Project
Link to Detroit Free Press article
Link to news release


News Releases


Solicitation
 -  Call for Proposals – Road Safety Grants Program – Global Road Safety Partnership


Upcoming Events
USDOT Webinar: ATTRI State of the Practice Scan and Innovation Scan – February 2

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1 comment:

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