Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 – Cranford, New Jersey


1) Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Favors Terminating Information in Russian at Airports
Link to Interfax-Ukraine News Agency article

2) Researcher Finds Handful of People Make Majority of US Airport Noise Complaints
Link to Quartz article
Link to study

3) US Wants Airlines to Make Cost of Flights More Transparent: Source
Link to Reuters article


4) If Only One US City Wins the Smart City Race, the Whole Nation Loses
Link to commentary in Government Technology


5) Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs Aims to Transform 16 Cities Into Tech-Friendly Laboratories
Link to The Verge article

6) Oklahoma Man Coins Website Specialized for Business Travelers
Link to Enid News & Eagle article
Link to BizWarrioz

7) Bonjour is an Alarm Clock that Factors in Traffic Before Letting You Hit Snooze
Link to Digital Trends article


8) Massachusetts DOT Warns Against Taking Selfies as Pike Toll Plazas Are Removed
Link to Republican article


9) Pittsburgh's AI Traffic Signals Will Make Driving Less Boring
Link to IEEE Spectrum article

10) Tulsa Airport Sign Directs Traffic to I-75, Which is Hundreds of Miles Away
Link to KOTV-TV story


11) Mobileyes Help Pierce Transit Buses Avoid Collisions with Pedestrians, Bicyclists
Link to News Tribune article


12) Uber Used Drones to Advertise Carpooling to Drivers Stuck in Traffic in Mexico
Link to The Verge article

13) Free Wi-Fi in Abu Dhabi Taxis from Next Month
Link to The National article


14) Las Cruces, New Mexico Invests in $1 Million in New Traffic Management System
Link to KVIA-TV story

15) Color-Changing 'DUMBO' Sign in Brooklyn Will Give Traffic and Weather Reports
Link to DNAinfo article


16) Mercedes Now Says Its Driverless Cars Won't Run Over Pedestrians to Save Passengers
Link to Jalopnik article

17) Michigan Broadens Its Ambitions for Autonomous-Vehicle Proving Grounds
Link to Car and Driver article

18) Singapore Installs Equipment to Support and Monitor Testing of Driverless Vehicles
Link to Straits Times article

19) Autonomous Cars Should Help Make Riding Motorcycles Safer
Link to Thinking Highways article

News Releases

Job Postings
 -  Network Architect – Kapsch – Orlando, Florida
 -  Senior Operations Research and Advanced Analytics Specialist I/Manager Operations Research – BNSF Railway – Fort Worth, Texas

 -  Call for Workshop Topics and Suggestions – NJ TransAction Conference

Upcoming Events
Webinar: Master Class on Autonomous Trucking – October 19

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