Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - Mountainside, 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 Brett Hillhouse, Watson IoT Connected Vehicle Platform & Automotive Solutions Executive at IBM.  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. For more information visit  
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1) Clark County, Nevada Commission Votes to Ban Marijuana Advertising at McCarran Airport

2) Ground Handlers at Singapore’s Changi Airport to Get Smart Glasses to Help Speed Operations

3) European Carriers Call for Action on Escalating ATC Delays
Airlines for Europe news release

4) $600,000 FAA Grant Awarded to Florida Tech to Investigate How Pilots Make Decisions


5) Judge Orders Des Moines to Refund Some Traffic Camera Fines


6) India’s National Highway Authority’s Mobile Apps Drive Sale of Electronic Toll Collection Tags


7) ‘SmartRoad’ Debuts on I-90 in Illinois
Illinois Tollway news release and video

8) ScotlandIS Project to Look at MaaS
ScotlandIS announcement

9) IEEE ITS Society Podcast: Towards Sustainable Road Transport


10) USDOT Debuts #TransportationTuesday


11) Connecticut Explores New Ways to Stop Wrong-Way Drivers


12) Ads for Film Critical of Muslims Approved for Display on New York City Transit

13) Palm Tran Creates Forums to Dialogue with Bus Operators, Technicians, Utility Workers

14) ‘Brainy Buses’ on Road Soon in Oman


15) Sources: USDOT to Unveil Revised Self-Driving Car Guidelines Next Week

16) Delaware Governor Creates Panel to Offer Advice on Impact of Autonomous Vehicles

17) The Road to Autonomous Cars: Are Iowans Ready to Get Behind the Wheel?

18) The Self-Driving Shuttle of Texas A&M

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