Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, September 2, 2016 – Cranford, New Jersey


1) Gogo Focuses on Aero While Industry Makes Waves in Maritime
Link to Runway Girl Network article


2) Track Workers Expected to Get Electronic Warning System in Next Five Years
Link to Progressive Railroading article


3) New Signs on New York's Taconic Parkway Designed to Improve Safety
Link to Mount Pleasant Daily Voice article


4) Louisiana Disaster Reveals Deep Challenges in Flood Communication
Link to Washington Post article

5) Police Losing Battle to Get Drivers to Put Down Their Phones
Link to AP article

6) App Gives Oslo's Children a Direct Say Over Their Own Road Safety
Link to Guardian article


7) Uber Wins Right to Challenge London's English Tests for Drivers
Link to BBC News story


8) Mobile Signals Turned Off at Singapore MRT Stations to Check for Signaling Interference
Link to Today article
Link to news release

9) SmartTransit USA Conference Coming to Elizabeth, New Jersey in October
Link to interview on Transportation Radio

10) Paris Public Transport Agency Apologizes for 'Sexist' Publicity Campaign
Link to Telegraph article
Link to RATP news release (in French)


11) Michigan Senate Committee Sends Autonomous Car Bills for a Vote
Link to Detroit News article

12) Nvidia, Baidu Partner to Develop AI-Powered Autonomous Vehicle Platform
Link to ZDNet article
Link to news release

News Releases

Friday Bonus
And you thought you had problems picking out your bag at the airport.

 -  Nominations Sought – Transportation Development Hall of Fame – American Road & Transportation Builders Association
 -  Nominations Sought – Women Leaders in Transportation Design & Construction Awards – American Road & Transportation Builders Association

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