Friday, August 12, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, August 12, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057 – Williston, Vermont

ITS Carolinas 2016 Annual Meeting
Do not miss the ITS Carolinas 2016 Annual Meeting on September 12-13, 2016, at the Charlotte Convention Center! Join us for this unique networking and educational opportunity, including a tailgate themed event during the social on Monday evening – complete with a cornhole tournament.
This year’s technical agenda will appeal to a wide range of ITS professionals:
  • Signal System Timing
  • Autonomous and Connected Vehicles
  • Proactive Traffic Management: Work Zones and TMCs
  • Multi-Agency Video Sharing
  • Innovations in Event Management
  • Multi-modal ITS
Register online now. Late registration fees will apply after August 28, 2016.
1) Airlines’ Aging, Complex, Computers Lead to Flight Delays
Link to USA Today article
2) NASA Pulls Together National Data to Sleuth Out Air Traffic Improvement Mysteries
Link to NASA article

3) Smart Helmet Buzzes Cyclists’ Bones with Music and Communications
Link to New Atlas article
4) ATRA Pulse - August 2016
Link to Advanced Transit Association newsletter
5) New Light System in Atlanta Designed to Help Traffic Move Efficiently
Link to Marketplace article
6) London Transport Authority Defends English Language Test for Uber Drivers
Link to BBC News story
7) Putting Lives on the Line for Roadway Safety
Link to USDOT's Fast Lane blog
8) Pennsylvania at Forefront of Self-Driving Car Movement, PennDOT Official Says
Link to Philadelphia Inquirer article

9) Tesla Autopilot 2.0: Next Generation Powered by More Radar, New Triple Camera
Link to Electrek article

10) Self-Driving Cars Rip Up an Industry’s Supply Chain
Link to Bloomberg article
News Releases

Friday Bonus
URO (Unidentified Rolling Object) pulled over by Irish police

Upcoming Events
Webinar: Shared Mobility Toolkit – August 18
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