Thursday, October 6, 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, October 6, 2016 – Garwood, New Jersey


1) Blockchain Technology Discussed at Air Transport IT Summit
Link to Airport World article


2) Lawmaker, Lawyers Say Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal Overstepped in GPS Case
Link to Providence Journal article


3) Mastercard Offers $20,000 for Smart City App Ideas at Melbourne Hackathon
Link to Bit article

4) IEEE ITS Society Newsletter – October 2016
Link to newsletter


5) Norway Readies for Autonomous Ship Testing
Link to Maritime Executive article

6) Password Problems for Washington State Ferries Fare Cards
Link to KOMO-TV story

7) Emergency Response Programs – Are We Doing It All Wrong?
Link to Soundings article


8) New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Winery Headed to Court Over Logo
Link to NJ Advance Media article

9) Participating in National Transportation Efforts Brings Rewards to Michigan DOT
Link to MDOT Research Administration Newsletter


10) Transportation Safety Board Cites Improper Signal, Incomplete Communication in VIA Train Incident
Link to Progressive Railroading article


11) Moovit Tries to Streamline the Commute Experience with an Updated Transit App
Link to TechCrunch article

12) Mobile Communications: Lessons from the MBTA
Link to Mass Transit article

13) New York MTA and Penguin Random House Team to Launch Subway Reads
Link to Pop-Up City blog

14) Transit App 4.0: Transit Navigation Revolutionized
Link to The Urbanist blog


15) Quebec App Developers: City of Edmonton Was 'Ripped Off' on Its New Smart Travel App
Link to Global News story

16) An Intelligent Future for Siemens Traffic Management Business
Link to Thinking Highways article


17) Connected Car Pilot Program Launched to Study Benefits of Traffic Signal Countdown System
Link to Traffic Technology Today article

18) Some New Volvos Will Talk to Each Other to Warn Drivers of Slippery Roads
Link to The Verge article

19) GM Vehicles Can Email You Now
Link to MediaPost article

20) Turning Car-Generated Data Into Meaningful Products, Services a Billion-Dollar Market
Link to FutureStructure article

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