Friday, August 26, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, August 26, 2016 – Cranford, New Jersey


1) ICAO to Contact North Korea Over Lack of Forewarning on Missile Launch
Link to NK News article

2) The Evolution of Airport Concessions Through Mobile Apps and the Impact on Airport Facility Design
Link to Airport Business article

3) The Wonders of Wayfinding
Link to Airport Business article


4) Beijing Launches Real-Time Public Bicycle App
Link to China Daily article


5) Apple Maps Enhances Japanese Station Info as Transit Rollout Nears
Link to Ata Distance article

6) Dubai’s New ‘Spider’ 3D Public Transport Map Released
Link to Emirates 24|7 article
Link to news release (in Arabic)


7) Golden Gate Bridge Toll Collection to See Dramatic Change
Link to Marin Independent Journal article


8) China Completes Plan for Next Generation ITS
Link to China Daily article

9) Open Source Application Development Portal Adds More ITS Applications for Download
Link to further information from USDOT ITS Joint Program Office


10) Sea Traffic Management Test Bed Inaugurated in Norway
Link to Hellenic Shipping News article


11) Israel Launches Its First Arabic-Language Traffic Safety Campaign
Link to Jerusalem Post article


12) Amtrak to Replace Flipping Departure Board at 30th Street Station
Link to Billy Penn article


13) US Transportation Secretary: Car Hacking is a Concern
Link to Bloomberg West video


14) Appeal Court Rules New York City Can Monitor Taxis' Movements with GPS
Link to Daily News article


15) Telematics Still Suffers from a Data Disconnect
Link to Telematics Update analysis


16) Cincinnati Installs More Traffic Aids Along Streetcar Route
Link to WLWT-TV story


17) Why Distributed Networks and Smart Sensors Won't Survive in Self-Driving Cars
Link to Computerworld article

18) Vaisala: Weather Data is Vital for Connected Vehicles
Link to ITS International article

19) Porsche Opens Berlin Digital Lab
Link to automotiveIT International article

20) The Automated Vehicles Symposium from a Work Zone Perspective
Link to Work Zone ITS Blog

21) Presentations from Connected Vehicle Pilot Webinars on Insights, Challenges and Lessons Learned from First Phase Now Available Online
Link to further information from the USDOT ITS Joint Program Office


22) Kansas Turnpike Authority to Change Weather Alert System After Tornado Warning Confusion
Link to KSNW-TV story

News Releases

Friday Bonus
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 -  Nominations Sought – Emergency Route Working Group – FHWA

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