Thursday, June 16, 2016

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, June 16, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Why Back-Up Cameras Haven't Stopped Drivers from Backing Into Stuff
Link to Washington Post article


2) China to Massively Increase Accuracy of Its GPS Rival, with Benefits for Smartphone Users… and the Military
Link to South China Morning Post article

3) Volkswagen's Nav Systems Now Secretly Plan Detours When Traffic Snarls Your Daily Route
Link to Gizmodo article


4) USDOT's Greg Winfree Issues Challenge to ITS America to Prepare for Connected Vehicles
Link to Traffic Technology Today article

5) ITS America 2016 Closes with Plea to Next US President Not to Abandon Transportation Research
Link to Traffic Technology Today article

6) ITS America 2016 Allows for Entrepreneurs and Innovation to Collide
Link to USDOT's Fast Lane blog


7) How These Seattleites Are Getting the City's Attention for Traffic Problems
Link to KIRO Radio story

8) Amazon Echo: Governments' Newest Public-Facing Opportunity?
Link to Government Technology article


9) Lane Transit District Security Staff 'Particularly Vigilant' for Anyone Photographing
Link to Register-Guard article

10) FEMA Keeps It Simple with Disaster App
Link to GCN article


11) DC Metro Adds Four People to Handle Social Media Interactions with Public
Link to WTOP Radio story

12) Get Ready for Quieter New York City Subway Stations (Yes, It's Possible)
Link to Wired article


13) Noida Dumps Surveillance Project in Favor of Traffic Management System
Link to Hindustan Times article

14) Austin Uses Data Sharing, Connected Sensors to Ease Traffic Congestion
Link to StateScoop article

15) Without Cars, Radio Would Be Dead
Link to BBC Autos story


16) Yamaha, SRI International Develop Self-Driving Motorcycle
Link to CNBC Squawk Box story

17) New GM Tech Aims to Prevent Children, Pets from Dying in Hot Cars
Link to Fortune article

18) Computer Vision for Driver Assistances: More Industry Perspectives
Link to Vision Systems Design column

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