Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Iridium CEO: US Could Lag in Airplane Tracking if No Decision Made Soon
Link to Reuters article


2) New GPS Satellite Begins Transmitting to Users Around Globe
Link to Spaceflight Now article

3) GPS App Sygic Now Offers Offline Maps for Most of Planet
Link to The Verge article


4) Should Rail Tracks Have Fence Sensors in Landslide Prone Niles Canyon, California?
Link to Contra Costa Times article

5) Songwriter Creates Music Video from Cross-Country Amtrak Journey
Link to NPR Music story


6) Study Looks at Street Numbering in America
Link to CityLab blog


7) RCMP Look for Info Gaps on Threats to Canadian Infrastructure
Link to Toronto Star article


8) Inrix Aims to Create Standard for In-Car App Software
Link to Detroit News article
Link to news release


9) Reno Transit Officials, Union Spar Over Recording Audio on Buses
Link to KUNR Radio story

10) New York MTA to Roll Out New Buses with Wi-Fi, Charging Ports and Safety Systems
Link to Metro article
Link to news release

11) Wristband Device Helps Visually and Hearing Impaired People Use Transit
Link to Transport Systems Catapult article


12) When Regulating Self-Driving Cars, Who's at the Wheel?
Link to Governing article

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