Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, July 12, 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/reserve/


1) California's Ontario Airport Gets New Branding
Link to Inland Valley Daily Bulletin article

2) Thai Airways Gears Up for 'Smart' Plane Hanger
Link to Bangkok Post article

3) Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Improves Control Center by Integrating Airfield Operation Data
Link to Airport Improvement article


4) App Alerts Distracted Pedestrians When Approaching an Intersection
Link to Next City article


5) Metro-North to Start Safety Camera Testing in Cabs, Passenger Areas
Link to Journal News article


6) Developer Creates 'Google Street View' Map of New York City from Old Time Photos
Link to Tech Insider article


7) US Army Researchers Picture a New GPS Alternative
Link to Defense Systems article


8) Philippines Plans to Offer Free Wi-Fi Access in Key Transport Hubs
Link to Manila Bulletin article
Link to news release

9) Innovator – July/August 2016
Link to FHWA newsletter


10) Parking Management Systems Aim to Aid Drivers, Reduce Urban Congestion
Link to eWeek article


11) SEC Investigating Tesla on How It Handled Disclosure of Autopilot-Related Crash to Investors
Link to Wall Street Journal article

12) TSA Now Taking Questions on Facebook Messenger
Link to Travel Weekly article

13) Michigan Infrastructure Commission Launches Website
Link to WBUP-TV story


14) Four Cyber Attacks on UK Railways in a Year
Link to Sky News story


15) North Dakota Removing Native American Imagery from Highway Signs
Link to SayAnythingBlog commentary


16) Toronto Transit to Develop New App that Would Enable Riders to Report Harassment
Link to CBC News story


17) Live Traffic Signs to be Spread All Over Nevada's Project Neon by End of Year
Link to Las Vegas Review-Journal article

18) Wellington's Smart Motorway Begins Studying Drivers
Link to Stuff article


19) UK Consults on Insurance, Driving Rules for Autonomous Cars
Link to Reuters article
Link to news release

20) Next US Administration Likely to Have to Resolve Car, Wi-Fi Dispute
Link to Bloomberg article

21) Tesla Has No Plans to Disable Autopilot Feature
Link to Reuters article

22) NACTO Support the Google Self-Driving Car Philosophy
Link to FutureStructure article

23) This Connected Car Lets Owners Pay for Parking, Gas and Coffee – and Take Selfies
Link to The Verge article

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Michigan Rail Conference – August 17-18 – Marquette, Michigan

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