Friday, March 11, 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, March 11, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) UK Mulling Technology to Restrict Drone Flights Near Airports
Link to Bloomberg article


2) Transportation Techies: Piecing Together Data to Improve Biking in DC
Link to Mobility Lab blog


3) Digital Billboard Boat Under Investigation by City of Vancouver 'Detained' by Transport Canada
Link to Vancouver Sun article


4) Line-Scan Cameras Inspect Freight Rail Trains
Link to Vision Systems Design article


5) Traffic Lights in UK Could Be Switched Off to Reduce Congestion
Link to Daily Telegraph article

6) Art Projects Are Popping Along California Freeways
Link to Press-Enterprise article


7) Canada, US to Move Ahead with Long-Delayed Border Info Sharing Plans
Link to Canadian Press article


8) Voice of Toronto Transit Fades to Retirement
Link to Toronto Star article

9) Integrating Audio and Signage for Public Transit
Link to Mass Transit blog


10) Microsoft Exploring High-Tech Solutions to Reduce Silicon Valley's Traffic Gridlock
Link to KNTV-TV story


11) NHTSA Seeks Details of Google Self-Driving Crash
Link to Reuters article

12) Public Records Suggest One Company is Dominating the Self-Driving Cars Race
Link to The Atlantic article

13) GM Bolsters Autonomous-Driving Division with Cruise Automation Acquisition
Link to CNET article
Link to news release

14) Ford Spinning Off Its Highest-Tech Projects into a Subsidiary
Link to The Verge article

15) Google Chief Eyes Driverless Car Trials in the UK
Link to Computer Business Review article

16) Vendors Testing Alternative Road Tax for California Might Offer Data to Drivers
Link to Government Technology article

Friday Bonus
In most of the world there are roads and there are trains, but in Australia you have road trains.

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