Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Tuesday, February 23, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) Biometric Data Carts to Cut Waiting Times at Japanese Airports
Link to Japan Times article

2) Düsseldorf Airport's Innovation Hub Looks to Improve Travel Experience for Customers
Link to Skift article

3) American Airlines Ends Lawsuit Over Gogo's Internet Speeds
Link to The Verge article

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

4) High-Tech Bikeshare to Monitor Radiation in Fukushima
Link to National Geographic article

CAMERAS

5) Delhi Police Install High-Definition Cameras to Keep Tabs on Traffic Movements
Link to Asian News International article

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION

6) Smart City Tech Connects Cars and Bikes with Big Data at Mobile World Congress
Link to Computerworld article

7) ITS Australia Showcases What's to Come In Automated Vehicle Technology
Link to Thinking Highways article

8) ITS Rocky Mountain E-Update
Link to update

OTHER

9) Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Declines to Celebrate Opening of World Trade Center Transportation Hub
Link to Politico New York article

10) Transportation Experts Look at Where Things Stand and What's Happening Next
Link to Roads & Bridges article

11) New Jersey Transportation Agencies Take Steps to Build Resilience
Link to Transportation Radio story

12) Google's City-Fixing 'Sidewalk Labs' is Finally Getting to Work
Link to Wired article

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

13) Filmmaker Ordered to Stop Filming by Guards at Port of Tyne
Link to Shields Gazette article

14) Vietnam's Traffic Safety Committee Uses Facebook Page to Welcome Feedback
Link to Tuoi Tre News article

RAILROADS

15) Long Island Rail Road's Snowstorm Postmortem: We Need Better Technology – and Communication Skills
Link to WNYC Radio story

ROADWAYS

16) Final Tests on Section of M1 'Smart Motorway'
Link to Nottingham Post article

SAFETY / SECURITY

17) Heads-Up Windshield Displays Provide Information But May Threaten Safety
Link to ZDNet article

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

18) Lyft May Share Data on Rides That Start and End at Los Angeles Metro Stations
Link to Los Angeles Times article

TRANSIT

19) Florida Transit Agency Rolls Out Plan to Pay Half Its Passengers' Uber or Cab Tabs
Link to Tampa Bay Times article

20) Unauthorized Pro-Palestinian Posters Placed in London Underground
Link to Evening Standard article

21) Wi-Fi Hotspots Now Installed on One Train Car on Each of Metra's 11 Lines
Link to Chicago Tribune article

22) Hebrew-Only Bus Signs in Haifa Spark Criticism
Link to Haaretz article

23) Google Maps About to Include Baltimore's Charm City Circulator in its Directions
Link to Baltimore Business Journal article

24) Public Transportation: Marketing, Fare Policy and Transformative Data Trends, Volume 6, 2016
Link to publication

VEHICLES

25) What's Next for Self-Driving Cars?
Link to NPR's All Things Considered story


News Releases


Solicitations
 -  Nominees Sought – Port Performance Freight Statistics Working Group – USDOT Bureau of Transportation Statistics
 -  Call for Papers – Intelligent Rail Summit 2016


Upcoming Events
Transportation Librarians Roundtable: Innovation and Non-Traditional Librarianship – March 10

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