Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

TCN Fundraiser – Day 467           

Actually, it's only day number seven, but I know these things can seem to go on forever. If you'd like to support the TCN with a contribution please look below for my address. You can also make a donation via PayPal, which means you cannot only give with a credit card, but in some 26 different currencies. Thank you for your support!


1) More Accurate Bicycle Counter Could Give Complete Streets Advocates a Boost
Link to Next City article


2) Contra Costa County, California Mayors Call for State to Fund Freeway Cameras
Link to San Jose Mercury News article


3) LiDAR and Imagery Now Widely Used for Airport Mapping
Link to LiDAR Magazine article


4) FAA Warns of GPS Outages This Month During Mysterious Tests on the West Coast
Link to Gizmodo article


5) Smart City Challenge: Pittsburgh to Make 10-Minute Push for $50 Million
Link to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article

6) Update from ITS European Congress – Day 2
Link to Smart Highways update


7) Parking a Truck is a Pain in the Butt. Tech to the Rescue!
Link to Wired article


8) Railroads Focus on Cybersecurity Threat Created – Often Unintentionally – By Employees, Software Vendors
Link to Progressive Railroading article


9) Smart Highways – Summer 2016
Link to magazine


10) Los Angeles Hiring Sound Artist to Help Make Its Streets Safer
Link to Gizmodo article

11) British Security Firm Hacks Mitsubishi Outlander via Mobile App, Wi-Fi
Link to CNET article


12) The Logistical Miracle of Cramming 80,000 People into Bonnaroo
Link to Wired article


13) Pulp Frontman Jarvis Cocker's Latest Work: Sheffield's Streetcar Announcements
Link to CityLab article


14) Coming Soon, a Red Light That Relays Info to Cars
Link to Houston Chronicle article

15) Isle of Man App Gives Up-to-Date Road News
Link to Isle of Man Today article

16) The Art of the Possible – Serving Non-Traditional Stakeholders Along Virginia's I-95
Link to Transportation Management and Engineering article


17) GM's Shift Toward Autonomous Driving
Link to Bloomberg video

18) San Francisco Weighs 'Black Boxes' to Track Government Fleet
Link to San Francisco Chronicle article

News Releases

Story #9 in yesterday's edition should have read
Oklahoma DOT Now Displaying Real-Time Info on Tulsa Message Boards
Link to KOTV-TV story

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Bernie Wagenblast
1 Aberdeen Court
Cranford, NJ 07016

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