Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 – New Providence, New Jersey


1) Finnair Introduces iPhone Apps for Engineers and Supervisors with More to Follow
Link to ZDNet article
Link to news release


2) Pittsburgh's Bike Advocates Needed Data to Make Their Case. Now They Have It
Link to The Incline article

3) University of Minnesota Grad Student Designs Bike Sensors to Stop Collisions
Link to Minnesota Daily article


4) US Department of Homeland Security Wants New Facial Recognition Cameras in Airports
Link to Nextgov article

5) New York City to Crack Down on License Plate Covers that Let Drivers Avoid Traffic-Camera Tickets
Link to Daily News article

6) Lake County, Illinois Cameras Ready to Guide Us Through Winter
Link to Lake County News-Sun column


7) Saigon's 'Smart City' Dream Starts with Smart Transport
Link to Tuoi Tre News article

8) Cities Closely Watching Chicago's Version of a Fitbit
Link to Governing article


9) Transport NSW Resists Releasing 'Highly Confidential' Draft Timetables
Link to Australian Broadcasting Corporation story

10) Judge: Elmwood, Wisconsin Police Can't Bar Inspection of Records
Link to Pierce County Herald article


11) New York State DOT Commissioner, FHWA Administrator to Meet on Tourism Signs
Link to Newsday article


12) Dutch Government Wants to Ban Mobile Phone Use in Cars
Link to ITS International article
Link to original article in Algemeen Dagblad (in Dutch)

13) Singapore Air Force Tests Balloon System to Enhance Aerial and Maritime Security
Link to Channel NewsAsia story


14) Metro Transport Systems Eyed After Hack Attack in San Francisco
Link to CNBC story

15) Following Complaints, Israeli Bus Company Halts Arabic-Language Announcements
Link to +972 blog

16) Ford Will Begin Testing Its Self-Driving Cars in Europe in 2017
Link to Business Insider article

17) GM's Semi-Autonomous Super Cruise Gives Feds Cause for Concern
Link to CNET article

18) Nissan Placing Big Bet on Connected Car Services
Link to Reuters article

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