Friday, February 19, 2016

Friday, February 19, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, February 19, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) Anti-Drone System for Airports Passes Tests
Link to GPS World article

2) IATA Head: Gulf Aviation Hubs Need More Coordination to Tackle Airspace Crisis
Link to Arabian Business article

CAMERAS

3) St. Louis City Committee OKs Buying New Traffic Cameras, as Privacy Concerns Are Raised
Link to KWMU Radio story

4) Dallas Area Rapid Transit Light-Rail Trains to Get Cameras
Link to AP article

5) C-Tran Bus Cameras Strive for Safer Streets
Link to Columbian article

CARTOGRAPHY

6) Public Transport Maps in Big Cities Baffle Human Brain, Says Study
Link to Guardian article
Link to news release

7) Continental's Smart Maps May Hit the Streets This Year or Next
Link to Automotive News Europe article

GPS / NAVIGATION

8) General: US Could Still Cancel Raytheon GPS Ground System
Link to Reuters article

9) Waze Stealing the Keys to Your City
Link to Strategy Analytics blog

OTHER

10) Uber Hosting a Hackathon with USDOT
Link to Technical.ly DC article

11) Patricia Hendren to Helm I-95 Corridor Coalition as George Schoener Retires
Link to AASHTO Journal article

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

12) Oklahoma Transportation Secretary Admits Agency Missteps in Informing Public on Turnpike Project
Link to Oklahoman article

13) New York City DOT to Unveil New Vision Zero Ad Campaign in Spanish and Chinese
Link to Daily News article

14) DC DOT Produces Video on How to Ride New Streetcar
Link to CityLab blog

SAFETY / SECURITY

15) Departing Foreigners at US-Mexico Border Crossing Tracked Through Iris, Facial Scans
Link to San Diego Union-Tribune article

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

16) Boston Cites Data for Improving Traffic Flow
Link to Thinking Highways article
Link to news release

17) Why Your City's Traffic Doctor Probably Can't Cure What Ails It
Link to column in Car & Driver

VEHICLES

18) More Than 50 Semi-Autonomous Vehicles to Test Platooning on Dutch Motorway
Link to Traffic Technology Today article


News Releases


Friday Bonus
Thank goodness it wasn't a T-Rex!


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