Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

7th Summit on the Future of the Connected Vehicle – October 5-6, 2016

On October 5-6, 2016, the Connected Vehicle Trade Association, with Event Sponsor the Michigan Department of Transportation will hold the 7th Summit on the Future of the Connected Vehicle (October 6th) and the 4 hour Connected Vehicle Professional Short Course (a separate parallel event on October 5th) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Join the conversation and take home brand-new insights on the toughest topics in the Connected Vehicle space!   Not only can you come find out what’s happening, you’ll also be part of figuring out what’s next!  Fellow thought leaders will include:  Automakers, Tier 1 and 2, Hardware, Software, Services and Communications companies, Insurers, and State and Federal government officials. From market overviews and federal policy to big data and business models, you’ll hear the latest from the most highly regarded experts in the field.  Specific topics will include: Markets, business models, apps and content, mobile integration, user interfaces, security issues, regulation, liability, IP and policy, data and analytics.  Specific topics will include: securing tomorrow’s Connected Vehicle; what’s next for HMI, smartphone integration and in-dash apps; the facts about key market segments like in-vehicle operating systems; what standards, policy and regulations are defining the marketplace; and more. For more information visit http://www.connectedvehicle.org/events/      


AVIATION

1) Delta Outage Highlights How Airline Industry Needs New IT Approaches
Link to ZDNet article

2) Lexus-Only Parking Stalls Unveiled at Edmonton Airport – Money Being Used to Buy New Digital Signage
Link to Global News story

3) New Air Navigation Service Provider for Argentina
Link to Airport World article

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

4) Critics Worry New Massachusetts Turnpike Structures Could One Day be Used to Nab Speeders
Link to Boston.com article

FREIGHT

5) The Future of Freight: Troubleshooting Texas' Shipping Strategies and Technologies
Link to Texas Transportation Researcher article

6) UPS Routing Program ORION Helps Drivers Trim Miles, Reduce Costs
Link to Transport Topics article

MARITIME

7) Consortium Targets Better Ship Efficiency and Navigation
Link to MarineLink article

8) How Big Data on the Seas Could Guide Innovation on Land
Link to USDOT's Fast Lane blog

OTHER

9) IBM's Watson Will Deal with Passengers on Driverless Public Transport Vehicle
Link to ZDNet article

10) Tulane Professor Uses Data in a Variety of Transport Applications
Link to Tulane University article

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

11) Irish Public Transport Agencies Begin #StopRacism Campaign
Link to Irish Independent article
Link to news release

12) California Public Figures Walk Tightrope in Informing But Not Advocating on Transportation Tax Vote
Link to Modesto Bee article

RAILROADS

13) Ericsson Trials LTE for Connected Trains
Link to Wireless Week article

ROADWAYS

14) The Massachusetts Turnpike of the Future
Link to MassLive article

SAFETY / SECURITY

15) GPS Emergency Locator Signs Set Up on Winneshiek County, Iowa's Trail System
Link to Decorah Newspapers article

16) TTI's Toyota Project Aims to Proactively Detect Driver Stress, Vehicle Errors
Link to Texas Transportation Researcher article

17) New York DMV: Don't Selfie and Drive
Link to Times Union article
Link to news release

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

18) Toyota Developing New Taxi for Japan with Partners to Explore Uses for New Technology
Link to Reuters article
Link to news release

TELEMATICS

19) Digitized Trucking to Rely on Precision Mapping, Smart Roads and On-Board Analytics
Link to Trucks.com article

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

20) 2016 Sturgis Rally Smaller, But South Dakota DOT Still Managing Traffic
Link to South Dakota Public Radio story

TRANSIT

21) New Augusta, George Public Transit Software Will Gather, Share Real-Time Data
Link to Augusta Chronicle article

22) Assessing the Impacts of Real-Time Transit Information
Link to TR News article

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

23) Managing Traffic Operations on Chicago's Jane Byrne Interchange Reconstruction Project
Link to Transportation Management and Engineering article

VEHICLES

24) GM Begins Autonomous Car Tests in Scottsdale, Arizona
Link to AP article


News Releases


Upcoming Events
Airports Council International-North America /World Conference & Exhibition – September 25-28 – Montreal

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