Thursday, March 31, 2016

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, March 31, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Speed Cameras Touted as Lifesavers in Pennsylvania
Link to Philadelphia Inquirer blog


2) Sources: Amazon in Talks to Buy Stake in Mapping Company Here
Link to Reuters article


3) South Korea Issues Warning Over Suspected North Korean GPS Disruption
Link to Yonhap News article

4) MIT Turns Wi-Fi Into Indoor GPS
Link to IEEE Spectrum article


5) ITS Rocky Mountain E-Update – March 2016
Link to update

6) USDOT Releases Four New ITS-Related Reports
Link to further information


7) BMW EnLighten App Demystifies Stoplight Timing
Link to Car Connection article

8) Future Telematics Could Aid Vehicle Appraisers
Link to WardsAuto article


9) The State of DC's Emergency Management Operations
Link to WFED Radio's Fed Access interview


10) BMW Connects Customers Through Azure Cloud
Link to USA Today article
Link to news release

News Releases

 -  Nominations Sought – ITS America State Chapter Awards Program

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

1) How Airports and the Drone Industry Are Teaming Up to Protect Planes
Link to Washington Post article
2) Apple Brings Maps Nearby, Flyover and Traffic Features to More Locations
Link to 9to5Mac article
3) Foreign Drivers Flock to Portuguese E-Toll System
Link to Portugal News article
4) Inrix Traffic App Use AI to Learn Your Driving Habits
Link to Engadget article
Link to news release
5) Kansas City, Missouri Installs First Smart City Kiosks Downtown
Link to Government Technology article
6) UK Rail Operator Reprimanded Over ‘Misleading’ Advert
Link to Evening Standard article
7) Inside the World’s Longest Floating Bridge: How Engineers Made New Lake Washington Span Bigger, Better and Safer
Link to GeekWire article
8) Pro-ISIS Group Hacks New Jersey Transit Police Website, Publishes Personal Information
Link to WNBC-TV story
9) Charlotte Area Transit System App Plugs Into Fight Against Terrorism
Link to Charlotte Observer article

10) Potential Loosening of Montana Electronic Billboard Regulations Cause Stir
Link to KULR-TV story

11) Evidence Mounts of Distraction Risks from Digital Billboards Along Roadways
Link to FairWarning article

12) Cincinnati Metro, Uber Announce Partnership to Close ‘First Mile-Last Mile Gap’ in Public Transit
Link to WCPO-TV story
Link to news release
13) Transit Benefits Snarled by Mixed Messages from US Agencies
Link to WFED Radio story
14) Connecticut’s CT Transit Runs Late on GPS Promise
Link to New Haven Independent article

15) Transport for New South Wales Puts Brakes on Kangaroo Cruelty Bus Ad Campaign
Link to Sydney Morning Herald article

16) Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Launches Website for Proposed Bus Rapid Transit Line
Link to BizTimes article

17) Glasgow’s Bus Information and Signaling System Moves to the ‘Cloud’
Link to Traffic Technology Today article

18) Miami-Dade Bus Drivers Find ‘Clever” Way to Communicate
Link to Kendall Gazette article

19) Boston Traffic Management Center Works to Make Commutes Better
Link to NewBostonPost article

20) Tackling Cairo’s Notorious Traffic and Parking with Technology
Link to Africanews article
21) Commuters Driving Upgrades to SafeTripNJ Traffic App
Link to NJ Advance Media article

22) The City That Runs Itself: Mcity and the Future of Automated Transportation
Link to Michigan Daily article
23) Nissan, Savari, UC Berkeley to Test V2X
Link to EE Times article

24) Toyota Patents Augmented-Reality Windshield
Link to CNET article

News Releases

-  Call for Papers - i-Transport and UATP Conference & Exhibition
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