Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

7th Summit on the Future of the Connected Vehicle – October 5-6, 2016

On October 5-6, 2016, the Connected Vehicle Trade Association, with Event Sponsor the Michigan Department of Transportation will hold the 7th Summit on the Future of the Connected Vehicle (October 6th) and the 4-hour Connected Vehicle Professional Short Course (October 5th) Detroit, Michigan. Join the conversation and take home brand-new insights on the toughest topics in the Connected Vehicle space!   Not only can you come find out what’s happening, you’ll also be part of figuring out what’s next!  Fellow thought leaders will include:  Automakers, Tier 1 and 2, Hardware, Software, Services and Communications companies, Insurers, and State and Federal government officials. From market overviews and federal policy to big data and business models, you’ll hear the latest from the most highly regarded experts in the field.  Specific topics will include: Markets, business models, apps and content, mobile integration, user interfaces, security issues, regulation, liability, IP and policy, data and analytics.  Specific topics will include: securing tomorrow’s Connected Vehicle; what’s next for HMI, smartphone integration and in-dash apps; the facts about key market segments like in-vehicle operating systems; what standards, policy and regulations are defining the marketplace; and more. For more information visit http://www.connectedvehicle.org/events/     


1) 'No Drone Zone' Signs Revealed for Canadian Airports
Link to CBC News story
Link to news release


2) New Maine Reference Guide Aims to Make the Road Safer for Bicyclists
Link to WGME-TV story
Link to guide

3) More Cultural Crosswalks Coming for Seattle Pedestrians
Link to MyNorthwest article


4) Opening of ITS America 2016 Hears from US Secretary of Transportation, Mayor of San Jose, CEO of Continental ITS
Link to Traffic Technology Today article

5) Czech Government Expected to Approve 'Smart Transportation' Plan
Link to Radio Praha story

6) Innovation Recognized in Best of ITS Awards at ITS America 2016
Link to Traffic Technology Today article

7) ITS Tennessee Debuts New Website
Link to site


8) Flawed FAA Redactions Expose Boeing 787 Whistleblower
Link to Al Jazeera story

9) Can Artificial Intelligence Software Transform Transportation?
Link to Government Technology article

10) Transportation Big Data is a Big Target
Link to insideBIGDATA blog


11) New York Governor, Legislative Leaders Announce Rail-Safety Deal
Link to Poughkeepsie Journal article
Link to news release


12) US Customs and Border Protection Testing Facial Recognition Tech at Atlanta Airport
Link to FCW article
Link to news release


13) New Siri and Apple Maps Features Coming to CarPlay
Link to The Verge article


14) London Mayor Bans Body-Shaming Ads from City's Transit System
Link to Quartz article
Link to news release

15) ATRA Pulse – June 2016
Link to Advanced Transit Association newsletter

News Releases

 -  Call for Entries – Communicating the Connection: Transportation and Public Health – Transportation Research Board

Upcoming Events
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