Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, August 25, 2016 – Chicago, Illinois

1) FAA Sued for Lack of Drone Privacy Rules
Link to ZDNet article
Link to Electronic Privacy Information Center news release

2) Berlin, Connecticut Police Use Cameras to Catch Distracted Drivers
Link to Record-Journal article
3) Self-Driving Cars Aren’t Going to be So Great Until We Make Our Maps Way Better
Link to The Verge blog
4) Space Weather Forecasts to Eliminate GPS Mistakes
Link to ITNEWS article
5) Michigan Prepares to Analyze Data Collected Through IoT Devices
Link to StateScoop article

6) New Baggage Trackers Ease Travelers’ Lost Luggage Fears
Link to Wall Street Journal video
7) Minnesota Supreme Court Divided on Public Access to Metro Transit Recordings
Link to Star Tribune article

8) Highways England Opting for ‘Connected Highways Not Autonomous Vehicles’
Link to Transport Network article

9) City of Calgary Bridges Getting Infrared System to Warn Drivers of Height Risk
Link to Metro article

10) Michigan Dropping ‘M’ from M-22 Signs to Deter Thieves
Link to Traverse City Record-Eagle article
11) New Street-Safety Campaign Aims to Educate San Antonio Drivers, Pedestrians
Link to KSAT-TV story
12) World’s First Self-Driving Taxis Debut in Singapore
Link to AP article

13) Policy Implications of Transportation Network Companies
Link to Texas A&M Transportation Institute policy brief
14) Q&A: The Future of Telematics in Trucking
Link to Fleet Owner article
15) Metra to Add Free Wi-Fi to 50 More Cars
Link to Chicago Tribune article
Link to news release

16) MARTA Ushering in New Generation of Informational Signs
Link to Atlanta Business Chronicle article

17) Researchers Work to ‘Predict’ the Future of Transit
Link to Northeastern University article

18) Jakarta Police Propose Joint Traffic Management Center
Link to Jakarta Globe article

19) New I-80 Traffic Alert Signs Go Live in California
Link to KTVU-TV story

20) When Driving Weather Warnings Get Hyperlocal
Link to ITS International article

21) Methodologies Used to Estimate and Forecast Vehicle Miles Traveled
Link to Texas A&M Transportation Institute report
22) Auto, Telecommunication Industries Clash Over Spectrum for Talking Cars
Link to AP article
23) Self-Driving Cars Reach a Fork in the Road and Automakers Take Different Routes
Link to Washington Post article

24) Space Robots Help Clear the Road for Self-Driving Cars
Link to NASA article

25) Are We Ready for Autnonomous Vehicles?
Link to TransitTrends video

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