Friday, August 19, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, August 19, 2016 – Cranford, New Jersey


AVIATION

1) Sherlock Detects Air Traffic in Near-Real Time
Link to GCN article

2) USDOT's Fix for Airlines' Tech Problems Is to Do Nothing
Link to Quartz article

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

3) Indiana Road Funding Panel Likely to Craft Plan Behind Closed Doors
Link to Journal Gazette article

4) Common Good Borrows 'Daily Show' Style to Build Interest in Infrastructure
Link to Washington Post article

RAILROADS

5) 'Choo Choo Bob Show' Introduces Kids to Trains
Link to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article
Link to show

ROADWAYS

6) Ohio Turnpike May Soon See Self-Driving Testing
Link to AP article

SAFETY / SECURITY

7) False Reports of Gunfire at JFK Airport Offer a Real Case Study in Security
Link to New York Times article

8) Wyoming DOT Posting Fatality Count on Highway Signs
Link to Wyoming Tribune Eagle article

TRANSIT

9) Transport for New South Wales Trials Beacons to Improve Public Transport Access
Link to ZDNet article
Link to news release

10) Winnipeg Transit Buses Still Not Accessible, Says Man Who is Blind
Link to CBC News story

11) New Song to Push Fledgling Rural Transit System in Texas
Link to Waco Tribune-Herald article

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

12) Freeway Management System Gives Cape Town Road Users Access to Real-Time Traffic Info
Link to Bizcommunity article

13) Transportation Systems Management and Operations Program Planning – Experiences from the SHRP 2 Implementation Assistance Program
Link to report

VEHICLES

14) Uber to Put Self-Driving Cars on Pittsburgh Streets This Month
Link to Government Technology article

15) Safety Rules Are Still Being Formed as Self-Driving Technology Marches Ahead
Link to Los Angeles Times article

16) Volkswagen Eyes Transportation Deals to Boost Self-Driving Car Plans
Link to Reuters article

17) Uber Acquires Otto, Enters Trucking and May Find Better Business Model
Link to ZDNet article


News Releases


Friday Bonus
A pedestrian walking down the street. Pretty boring, unless it’s narrated by Morgan Freeman.


Solicitations from MAASTO TPIMS Partnership Task Force
 -  Request for Information #1 – Truck Parking Availability Detection Technology http://trucksparkhere.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/20160815-TPIMS-RFI-DetectionTechnologies.pdf
 -  Request for Information #2 – Procurement and Private Industry Participation
 -  Request for Information #3 – Data Sharing


Upcoming Events
National Rural ITS Conference – October 2-5 – Chattanooga, Tennessee

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