Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

May I Catch a Ride with You?

When I was a kid I would jump at any opportunity to go for a ride with my dad, even if he was only going to the supermarket. If you have the Waze navigation app on your phone, I’d like to take a drive with you! If you click the link below from your phone, you can download my voice to tell you when to turn left or right and when there’s a crash ahead. I recorded both US and metric distances so this will work wherever you may be located. I added a bit of personality to some of the prompts, especially the one where it recalculates your directions after you miss a turn. Don’t worry, you can easily switch back to your old familiar voice if you tire of mine. Please let me know what you think.


1) Sea-Tac Airport Testing Robot Program to Help Passengers Get Through Security Faster
Port of Seattle news release


2) Dutch App Allows Elderly to ‘Hack’ Traffic Lights


3) Tactile Traffic Maps Could Help Blind Pedestrians Navigate


4) Mass GPS Spoofing Attack in Black Sea?


5) On Land or Ship, Port Chaplains Offer Comfort to Seafarers of the World

6) Maritime Cybersecurity Film Premiers


7) Interactive ‘Wikimap’ Is New Tool for Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan in Georgia County


8) Madison, Wisconsin City Council Halts Plan to Use Metro Transit Buses for Deputies to Spot Distracted Drivers

9) Automated Security Kiosk Could Alleviate Travel, Border Woes


10) Pitt Smart Living Project Hopes to ‘Democratize,’ Incentivize Transportation

11) Subway Riders Unimpressed with New York MTA’s Floor Mat Plan

12) Bringing Native Advertising to Transit Apps


13) Smartphones Could Help Beat Traffic in Congested Indian Cities

14) Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, Tech Firm Team on Pilot Program to Better Anticipate Accidents, Traffic Jams

15) Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation App Getting Better, Say Officials

16) Belgium, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands Work with Industry Players to Develop New Traffic Management Services


17) Michigan’s New Motor City: Ann Arbor as a Driverless-Car Hub

18) Renault Joins Forces with Sanef on Driverless Development

19) Interactive Map Shows How States Are Legislating Autonomous Vehicles

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