Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Air India Looks to Monetize Aircraft Body
Link to Hindustan Times article

2) Hawaii Drone Operators Say FAA Safety App Needs Tweaking
Link to Hawaii News Now story


3) ITS New Zealand Announces Support for Testing of Driverless Cars in Country
Link to NetGuide article


4) Maritime Cybersecurity: What Next?
Link to Maritime Reporter & Engineering article


5) USDOT Clears Hurdles in National Address Database Effort
Link to StateScoop article


6) Mayor of Westmount, Quebec Says Parking Signs Must Be French-Only
Link to Suburban article


7) Uber Marshals Crisis-Response for Michigan Shooting Spree
Link to San Francisco Chronicle article

8) Emails Preceding Ohio Bridge Collapse Difficult to Retrieve
Link to Cincinnati Enquirer article


9) EU Transport Select Committee Opens Inquiry Into Digital Railway
Link to Rail Technology Magazine article


10) How Technology is Changing Street Surveying
Link to Next City article


11) Uber Launches its First Motorcycle Service in Bangkok
Link to The Verge article


12) Hackers Can Access Nissan Leaf Via Insecure APIs
Link to Computerworld article


13) Clipper Card Expands to Three Sonoma County, California Transit Systems
Link to Bay City News article
Link to news release

14) Free Wi-Fi with Adverts Coming to Public Transport in Tbilisi, Georgia
Link to article

15) How Vague Should Transit Plans Be?
Link to Human Transit blog


16) New Jersey Turnpike Authority to Make Website More Mobile Friendly
Link to NJ Advance Media article


17) Visa Shows In-Car Payments
Link to Computerworld article
Link to news release

18) Uber to Build Temporary Test Roadways for Autonomous Cars in Hazelwood, Pennsylvania
Link to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article

19) Study: Connecting Phones in Vehicles Top Concern for US Owners
Link to Reuters article
Link to news release

20) NHTSA Approves Cadillac CT6 Digital Rearview Mirror
Link to CNET article

21) Michigan Believes Their 'Real Potholes' Validate Autonomous Car Funding
Link to Thinking Highways article

22) 10 Places to Watch for Autonomous Vehicle Developments (Interactive Map)
Link to FutureStructure article

News Releases

 -  Scholarship Opportunities – Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program – American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation

Upcoming Events
Webinar: TSM&O Research Coordination and Highlights of the 2016 TRB Annual Meeting – February 26

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