Friday, August 25, 2017

Friday, August 25, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, August 25, 2017 - Cranford, New Jersey


1) USDOT’s Inspector General Questions FAA’s Assumptions on NextGen

2) Baidu Offers Facial Recognition Technology to Help Beijing Airport Streamline Boarding, Traffic

3) Waypoints, Including a Casino Light, Guide Pilots Worldwide

4) Tracking Smartphones Helps Airports Stay Ahead


5) New Singapore Bikesharing Company Will Use Geofencing


6) Windows Maps Now Lets Insiders Tap Transit Stops for Arrival Times


7) UK to Start Trial of Driverless Trucks on Public Roads
Department for Transport news release


8) Technology Boom at US Ports

9) Naval Vessels, Shadowy by Intent, Are Hard for Commercial Ships to Spot

10) On Croatia’s Coast, Uber Takes Its Ride-Hailing App to the Seas
Link to UberBOAT

11) Who Is Leading the Autonomous Ship Race?


12) Traffic Reporters Divided on What They’ll Call the New Mario Cuomo/Tappan Zee Bridge


13) Gory CSX Train Accident in Tennessee Linked to Solar Eclipse

14) Bloggers Could Help Bring Passenger Train Service to Gulf Coast


15) Bridge Monitoring Aided by Sensor Technology


16) UK Road Haulage Association: ‘Advantages of Driverless Lorries Can’t Be Gained at the Cost of Safety’


17) More Evidence Emerges that Tesla May Make a Music Service


18) Amid Hurricane Harvey Threat, Decision to Order Evacuation Can Be a Difficult One


19) ‘Subway Therapy’ Returns to New York City Transit System as Riders Send Messages to Charlottesville

20) The Transit App That Can See Subway Disruptions

21) Articles from Eurotransport


22) US Government’s Self-Driving Car Council Has Fallen Apart Under Trump

23) Germany Draws Up Rules of the Road for Driverless Cars
Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure news release (in German)

24) Inside Waymo’s Secret World for Training Self-Driving Cars

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