Thursday, April 28, 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, April 28, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

Join INRIX Webinar: Smart Parking Solutions Offering Significant Benefits to Cities  
Wednesday, May 4th 
10:30am PDT, 1:30pm EDT
In this webinar, learn how INRIX can help guide municipalities along a path to becoming a Smart City for Parking. Here are some of the questions that the expert presenters will address:
• What are some of the common challenges for cities with regards to parking?
• What are the core capabilities that determine how effective a city is in managing its parking assets?
• How can INRIX help cities with parking? 


1) Crowdsourcing in the Aviation Industry
Link to APEX article


2) Kenya One of the Most Dangerous Places for a Pedestrian – Better Data Could Change That
Link to Quartz article

3) Bikesharing Scheme Launched in Oxford, UK to Borrow Bikes Via Smartphones
Link to Oxford Times article


4) Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Nears Completion on Installation of 800+ Surveillance Cameras
Link to Sun News article


5) India Gets Its Own GPS After Successful Launch of Seventh Navigation Satellite
Link to Mashable article


6) Canadian Transport Minister Calls for 'Smart' Transport System
Link to Canadian Press article

7) National Cable & Telecommunications Association Seeks Obama Action on 5.9 GHz Spectrum
Link to Broadcasting & Cable article


8) The Secret Signals That Rule Our Transport Networks
Link to BBC Future story

9) Volpe Bulletin – April 28
Link to update


10) Massachusetts DOT Puts Brakes on Plan to Renumber Route 6 Exit Signs
Link to Cape Cod Times article

11) Technology Key in Solving Faulty Traffic Signals in Johannesburg
Link to Roodepoort Record article


12) Minnesota's Metro Transit Installs 'Wig Wag' Headlights Hoping to Improve Light-Rail Safety
Link to KSTP-TV story


13) Technology is Changing How We Move – and Traffic Too
Link to WBUR Radio story


14) Self-Driving Car Advocates Say Feds Should Set Rules
Link to USA Today article

15) Rise of Robot Cars Forcing Detroit to Ally with Tech Interlopers
Link to Bloomberg article

16) Demand for 'Connected Cars' In World's Youngest Car Market of China Sees Automakers, Internet Giants Link Up
Link to AFP article

17) Pennsylvania DOT Looking at Challenges of Self-Driving Technology
Link to Patriot-News article

18) Why Automaker Cheating Threatens the Self-Driving Car
Link to ExtremeTech blog

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