Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey

8th Summit on the Future of the Connected Vehicle and 1st innovation Day – September 19-20!
On September 19-20, 2017, the Connected Vehicle Trade Association, with Event Sponsor the Michigan Department of Transportation will hold the 8th Summit on the Future of the Connected Vehicle (September 19th) and first Innovation Day and Marketplace (September 20th) at Marriott’s Eagle Crest Resort in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Keynotes by Kirk Steudle of MDOT and Ron Felice, IBM’s Chief Architect for Watson’s Internet of Things for Automotive.  Panels will include a 5 company Tier 1 discussion, a 5 company Cybersecurity panel, a Smart Communities panel, a Testing and Certification panel and a Finance panel with Incubator, 2nd and 3rd stage investors. Fellow thought leaders will include:  Communications, Hardware, Software, Services and Insurance Telematics. From market overviews and federal policy to big data and business models, you’ll hear the latest from the most highly regarded experts in the field.  Specific topics will include: Markets, business models, apps and content, mobile integration, user interfaces, security issues, regulation, liability, IP and policy, data and analytics. Capacity is limited to 200 for exceptional networking. For more information visit      


1) The Weather App Dominating the Field of Aviation with Over 26 Million Downloads

2) Smart Quadcopters Find Their Way Without Humans or GPS


3) Glitch Leads to Texas Toll Tag Customers Getting Bills at Higher Rates


4) Massachusetts DOT Teams with Waze to Bring GPS Signals to Boston Tunnels

5) inLane Survey on User Experience with Navigation Systems


6) ITS, Japan-style Congestion Solution to Be Tested in Pekalongan, Indonesia
Kumparan (in Indonesian)


7) New York City Completes Launch of Remote-Pay Parking App, Users Say It Doesn’t Work
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio news release


8) New Zealand Transport Ministry Accused of Dodging OIA Request

9) Are Minnesota DOT’s Electronic Messages Effective?


10) Irish Engineers Want Multiple Tolls and Changing Speed Limits on the M50

11) ‘I Love NY’ Signs Raised at Congressional Hearing


12) Democrats Call for Review of Pipeline Cybersecurity Rules

13) Ho Chi Minh City to Host International Traffic Safety Conference


14) Eclipse to Cause ‘Biggest Traffic Event in Oregon History,’ ODOT Says


15) Adelaide First: Public Transport Users Get Free Wi-Fi
South Australia State Government news release


16) Self-Driving Cars Get Boost with Unanimous Vote by US House Panel

17) Paris Launches Trial of Autonomous Shuttle Bus Service

18) How the San Francisco Bay Area Took Over the Self-Driving Car Business

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