Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) DJI Will Now Help Drone Pilots Avoid Forest Fires, Popes and Nuclear Power Plants
Link to The Verge article
Link to DJI news release

2) Significant Percentage of Travelers Happy to Share Information with Airports in Return for Benefits
Link to Travel Daily News article


3) Google's Robot Cars Recognize Cyclists' Hand Signals – Better Than Most Cyclists
Link to Recode article


4) IEEE ITS Society Newsletter – July 2016
Link to newsletter

5) Accelerating ITS Deployment Workshop Presentations Are Now Available Online
Link to further information from USDOT


6) Port Canaveral, Florida to Crack Down on Unpermitted Transportation Companies with Technology
Link to Florida Today article


7) Ku Klux Klan Wins Partial Victory in Georgia 'Adopt-A-Highway' Case
Link to Atlanta Journal-Constitution article
Link to judgment

8) Glasgow Universities Pioneer Internet of Things Network
Link to New Electronics article
Link to Stream Technologies news release

9) Tampa Man Develops App for Parents Picking Up Kids at School
Link to Tampa Bay Times article
Link to further information on PikMyKid


10) You're Merging Wrong, and Now States Are Calling You Out
Link to Newsy story
Link to Kansas DOT news release


11) Chinese Company Says It's Developed Face-Recognition System for Airports
Link to Shanghai Daily article

12) Car Thieves Go High-Tech
Link to Dow Jones article

13) Florida Promoting 'Stay Right at Night' to Avoid Wrong-Way Drivers
Link to WTVT-TV story
Link to Florida DHSMV news release

14) Indiana's Driving-and-Texting Law Difficult to Enforce
Link to Evansville Courier & Press article


15) Integrated Corridor Management and Traffic Incident Management: A Primer
Link to primer


16) Now at Your Fingertips: A Wealth of Transit-Oriented Development Resources
Link to USDOT's Fast Lane blog


17) Radiate Media Says Acquisition by Global Traffic Network Will Allow it to Challenge Total Traffic Network
Link to Radio World article

18) Smartphone Applications to Influence Travel Choices: Practices and Policies
Link to FHWA report


19) Ontario Gets No Applications for Self-Driving Car Plan
Link to Reuters article

20) Driverless Cars Need Infrared Technology to be Safe, Says Auto Supplier ZF
Link to Reuters article

21) Tesla's Dubious Claims About Autopilot's Safety Record
Link to MIT Technology Review article

22) Remote Start from Phone Gets a Standard
Link to CE Outlook article

News Releases

 -  Request for Information – Campus Transportation Technology Initiative – Texas A&M Transportation Institute

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