Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) US Senate Kills GPS Ground Control System Funding Due to Cost Overruns
Link to Inside GNSS article


2) Portland, Oregon Shows Off Transportation Technology in Bid for $50 Million Grant
Link to Oregonian article

3) Columbus, Ohio Business and Civic Leaders Pitch City for Smart City Challenge
Link to Columbus Business First article

4) Cyprus Transport Minister Addresses Intelligent Transport Conference
Link to Cypress Weekly article


5) South Carolina DOT Creates 'Performance Dashboard' to Connect Public to Key Goals
Link to WBTW-TV story
Link to news release


6) NTSB: Amtrak Engineer, Distracted by Radio Talk, Lost Awareness of Curve
Link to Philadelphia Inquirer article
Link to news release


7) Articles from May 2016 Issue of Catalyst  


8) Google's Waze Takes Aim at Hellish Silicon Valley Traffic
Link to SiliconBeat article


9) No Debit Card? No Problem, with DART's New Fare System
Link to Dallas Morning News article

10) Tiffany Chu: The Designer Transforming Transit Planning Through Tech
Link to Curbed article

11) Israeli App Moovit to Guide Olympics-Goers Through Rio Streets
Link to Jewish Telegraphic Agency article

12) How 'Gamification' Can Make Transport Systems and Choices Work Better for Us
Link to commentary in The Age


13) Seattle Plans to Reduce Gridlock with Traffic Lights that Adapt to Changing Conditions
Link to GeekWire article
Link to news release


14) Detroit's Automakers, Sensing a Threat, Embrace Mobility
Link to AP article

15) Self-Driving Cars Might Cut Costs But Make Traffic Worse, Researchers Say
Link to AP article

16) Google Veterans Head Off on Their Own to Work on Self-Driving Trucks
Link to The Verge article

17) The Role of a Software Platform in Automated Driving Systems
Link to ECN article

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