Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 – Boonton, New Jersey


1) Pittsburgh Using Technology to Get Pedestrians to Look Up from Their Phones While Crossing Streets
Link to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article
Link to news release

2) Palos Verdes Estates, California Council Votes Against Bicycle Signs
Link to Daily Breeze article


3) As Self-Driving Cars Arrive, Google Maps Looks for Its Place
Link to San Francisco Chronicle article


4) Here's Alphabet's Pitch to 'Smarti'-ify Your City
Link to BuzzFeed article

5) Daily News from ITS World Congress
Link to news updates


6) Maritime Cyberattacks Rising
Link to Port Technology article
Link to news release


7) The 'Green Book' Was a Travel Guide Just for Black Motorists in US
Link to NBC News story


8) Train Braking: USDOT's Rulemaking on Electronically Controlled Pneumatic Brakes Could Benefit from Additional Data and Transparency
Link to GAO report


9) Boston's Safe Driving App Seeing Quick Results
Link to WFXT-TV story

10) Sensors Will Detect Students Falling Under School Buses
Link to WSAZ-TV story


11) Report: Apple Hoping to Bring Apple Pay to More Transit Systems
Link to AppleInsider article

12) This Seamless, Simple Transit App Wants to Plan and Pay for All Your Trips
Link to Curbed article

13) Downtown Burlington, Vermont Transit Center to Offer Gigabit Wi-Fi Hotspot
Link to Vermont Business Magazine article


14) Nearly $8 Million Slated for Improved Traffic Management, Information at Western New York Border Crossings
Link to AP article
Link to news release


15) Toyota Has Issues with California's Plans for Self-Driving Safety Check List
Link to Reuters article

16) How Self-Driving Cars Could Become Weapons of Terror
Link to San Francisco Chronicle article

17) Waze and Esri Make App-to-Infrastructure Possible
Link to TechCrunch article
Link to news release

18) New Technologies of Heavy Vehicle Enforcement
Link to ATN article

News Releases

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