#Britain steers towards a “driverless” future - #UK to allow #driverlesscars on public roads in January 2015 #SDC #autoauto

via BBC

Today the British government has announced that testing of automated cars will be allowed on public roads from January next year. The tests are then intended to run for between 18 to 36 months. What more innovative is the approach they have taken to doing this.  The government has invited cities to compete to host one of three trials, which would start at the same time.  Cities interested…

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Job Alert: #Transportation Demand Management  Program Field Coordinator - Arlington Co. Commuter Services (ACCS) #DMV #DC

Position Description
Arlington County Commuter Services (ACCS) is seeking an energetic, self-starter to join our team as a full-time (40 hours) contractor at our Arlington County, Virginia (Courthouse Metro) office as part of a dynamic and innovative Transportation Demand Management program for Arlington County Commuter Services, whose mission is to make it easy for people to use transportation…

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In retrospect… 

Washington, DC’s Metro adds a new chapter to its storied history.. The much anticipated Silver Line begins service to the Virginia suburbs

Image via @cleanairlondon - Boris must ban carcinogenic from the most-polluted places as coal was banned (and build more bike lanes please)

Infographic: Eyes of a Car - How LiDAR enables vehicles to detect and avoid obstacles on the road CC: @TechonTires #autoauto

via WSJ Today’s Wall Street Journal has an interesting article that explores the roadblock posed by sky-high prices of the LiDAR units, which offer the vehicles’ “seeing” and “navigating” capabilities , in the widespread adoption automated vehicles.  

Infograph: Stay Safe On The Road This Summer (~2X as many fatalities during summer months than the rest of the year combined)

As alcohol-related accidents tend to increase in the summer months, I’d like to remind you (& all Americans) that buzzed driving can put a stop to summer fun. Here are some surprising facts:

  • Nearly twice as many people are killed in auto accidents during the summer months than the rest of the year combined.
  • 1 drunken-driving fatality occurred every 51 minutes in 2012
  • 35% of all drivers in…

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Job Alert: Analyst II - IHS Global Trade and #Transportation Consulting @ Englewood, CO (via @YPTVoice) #jobs

for more information, click here.

Summary:

IHS Global Trade and Transportation Consulting provides multi-modal transportation services to public and private sector customers, particularly in the areas of freight and commodity movement and transportation planing. IHS Consulting also offers a range of offerings and capabilities in economic analysis and forecasting, industry-specific market…

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Check out this @EMBARQNetwork Slide Deck from the #Parking and #Transit Oriented Developments (TOD) Webinar

The slide deck from EMBARQ’s recent webinar on parking & transit oriented development (TOD).

http://www.slideshare.net/EMBARQNetwork/embarq-india-barter-webinar-pres11july2014

If you have not already doing it, highly recommend following EMBARQ’s slideshare channel. You can regularly see such informative material made available.

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Job Alert: #Transportation Specialist, GS-2101-13/14 - @USDOTFHWA @ Washington, #DC #Jobs, #Gov

SALARY RANGE: $89,924.00 to $138,136.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Friday, July 11, 2014 to Sunday, July 20, 2014

This position is located in the Office of Innovative Program Delivery (HIN), Project Delivery Team, Federal Highway Administration(FHWA), in Washington, D.C. The Office of Innovative Program Delivery, an organizational element within the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), provides…

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