Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 – Birmingham, Pennsylvania

1) Laser-Based Air Data Systems Come of Age
Link to Aviation Week & Space Technology article
2) Increase in E-Assist Bikes in Brattleboro, Vermont Inspires State Initiative
Link to Brattleboro Reformer article
3) New Israeli App Allows Volunteers to Target Traffic Violators
Link to Jerusalem Post article
4) Tennessee Attorney General: Contracts with Traffic Camera Vendors OK
Link to Knoxville News Sentinel article
Link to Tennessee AG Opinion
5) Indonesian Government to Provide Online System in Major Ports to Cut Costs
Link to Jakarta Post article
6) Privacy Groups Warn Changes to California Driverless Vehicle Bill Could Ease Driver-Data Protections
Link to East Bay Times article
Link to Consumer Watchdog news release
7) Emerging Transportation Technology Will Connect Southern Nevada
Link to commentary in Las Vegas Sun
8) Open-Government Advocates Raise Concern About New DC Metro Oversight Board
Link to Washington Post article
Link to D.C. Open Government Coalition news release
9) Nashville Mayor to Lead Transit Triathlon for Master-Planning Process
Link to Tennessean article

10) Surface Transportation Board Discontinues Annual Letter to Rail Industry Seeking End-of-Year Outlook
Link to Progressive Railroading article
11) Penn Station New York Departure Board to be Replaced with Digital Displays
Link to Gothamist article
12) 2015 Urban Congestion Trends: Communicating Improved Operations with Big Data
Link to FHWA publication
13) NHTSA: Ignore that Post About Banning Driver Cellphone Use
Link to AP article

14) FRA, AAR Warn Pokémon Go Maker About Gamers Near Railroads
Link to Progressive Railroading article
15) UK University Project Shows Wireless Sensors Could Improve Rail Crossing Safety
Link to ITS International article
16) Machine to Machine Telematics in the Container Supply Chain
Link to Maritime Executive article
17) This Self-Driving Bus Could Radically Change Public Transportation
Link to Business Insider article
18) Miami-Dade County Opens New Traffic Signal Command Center
Link to Miami Herald article
19) How to Avoid Traffic Jams - On the Road and in IT Ops
Link to InsideBIGDATA article

20) Automated Driving Conversation with Bryant Walker Smith
Link to ITE Talks Transportation podcast
21) Can Autonomous Cars Drive Profits for Automakers?
Link to Detroit Free Press article
22) Car Giants Look to Israel for Self-Driving Technology
Link to VentureBeat article
23) Telecommunication Technology for Connected Cars Evolving to LTE from 3G
Link to BusinessKorea article

24) Mobileye, Delphi Team to Create Automated Driving System
Link to Bloomberg article
News Releases
-  Nominations Sought – 40 Under 40 – Association for Commuter Transportation
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