Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057 – Cranford, New Jersey

Columbus, Ohio wins Smart Cities Challenge with support from HERE

Columbus, Ohio won for its holistic plan to better connect citizens to information, services and opportunities. The City of Columbus engaged HERE in forming the challenge vision and as its partner for executing the plan. HERE will provide solutions in three core areas: urban mobility, traffic and safety management and truck logistics.

Read more about the location cloud company’s work with Columbus: http://360.here.com/2016/08/09/columbus-ohio-wins-smart-cities-challenge-with-support-from-here/


1) Safer, Cleaner, More Efficient Tower-to-Pilot Technology Ready for Takeoff at Salt Lake City Airport
Link to Salt Lake Tribune article

2) Call for 'Pokestops' to be Deleted in German Airport Security Zones
Link to BBC News story


3) Articles from Catalyst – August 2016


4) Deep East Texas Council of Governments Expects to Turn to Social Media to Publicize Public Meetings After Session with No Attendees
Link to Eastex Advocate

5) How Derek Bauman Became Cincinnati's Unlikely Public Transit Spokesman
Link to Soapbox Cincinnati article


6) Active Warning Signals Could Mean Fewer Pedestrian Deaths
Link to Next City article


7) I-85 Flex Lane Electronic Signs Begin Test Mode in Georgia
Link to WXIA-TV story


8) From False Alarm to Panic: Inside Kennedy Airport's Chaotic Night
Link to New York Times article


9) Auckland Transport Bus Ad Pulled Over 'Transphobic' Claims
Link to Auckland Now article


10) Georgia DOT Will Fund Signage, Cameras Around New Baseball Stadium
Link to Atlanta Journal-Constitution

11) On the Job: Arizona DOT Traffic Control Center
Link to KJZZ Radio story


12) Ford and Baidu Team Up for $150 Million Investment in Velodyne LiDAR
Link to CNET article

13) Ford Doubling Silicon Valley Workforce in Push Toward Self-Driving Cars
Link to CNBC story

14) Will Autonomous Vehicles Transform Our Urban Areas?
Link to Surface Transportation Innovations commentary

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