Thursday, April 7, 2016

Thursday, April 7, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, April 7, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) German Authorities Struggle to Reel In Errant Drones
Link to Deutsche Welle story

CAMERAS

2) St. Helena, California Police Will Photograph Traffic in Crime-Fighting Pilot
Link to Napa Valley Register article

3) Researcher Launches Website That Gives 'All Seeing Eye' on London Traffic
Link to Evening Standard article

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION

4) IEEE ITS Society Newsletter – April 2016
Link to newsletter

OTHER

5) 'Netflix-Like' City Transport App Could Mean People Buy Fewer Cars
Link to EurActiv article

6) The Transport Artist Who Paints Your Daily Commute
Link to Manchester Evening News article

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

7) Grieving Mom Fights to Prevent Traffic Deaths After Daughter is Fatally Struck by Bus
Link to People article

RAILROADS

8) Feds Had Advised Amtrak to Install Safety Backup Systems
Link to Philadelphia Inquirer article

SAFETY / SECURITY

9) Singapore Government to Use ERP Data to Fight Terrorism
Link to AsiaOne article

10) Vermont Launches New Traffic Fatality Message Boards
Link to WCAX-TV story

11) New York Bill Would OK 'Textalyzer' for Cops to Peg Distracted Drivers
Link to Chappaqua-Mount Kisco Patch article

TRANSIT

12) San Francisco Muni Plans 25¢ Surcharge for Riders Paying Cash
Link to San Francisco Chronicle article

13) New York State Audit Questions How MTA Measures Subway Wait Times
Link to Transit Wire article

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

14) New I-66 Technology Helping Some Virginia Drivers, But Not Daily Commuters
Link to WTOP Radio story

15) Getting Up-to-the-Minute Masters Traffic Information Via Social Media
Link to WJBF-TV story

VEHICLES

16) Convoy of Self-Driving Trucks Completes First European Cross-Border Trip
Link to AFP article

17) Volvo Wants to Put Civilians in Autonomous Vehicles on Public Chinese Roads
Link to CNET article

18) Google Expanding Self-Driving Vehicle Testing to Phoenix Area
Link to Reuters article


News Releases


Solicitation
 -  Nominations Sought – South Dakota Transportation Hall of Fame – South Dakota DOT


Upcoming Events
American Association of Airport Executives Conference & Exposition – May 15-18 – Houston

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