Autonomous vehicle technologies have the potential to eliminate road deaths worldwide, according to the Department of Transportation. Companies including Transurban are jumping at the chance to be a part of the autonomous vehicle revolution. […]
The White House will formally endorse a plan to send more than 30,000 Federal air traffic controllers to a private nonprofit corporation, separating them from the Federal Aviation Administration.[…]
A fleet of 16 mannequins is joining the groups of TSA officers who are training for pat-down procedures. The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate partnered with Design Interactive last fall to create the Pat-down Accuracy Training Tool. This tool, nicknamed PATT, is a mannequin endowed with a layer of sensors that can detect the amount of pressure a trainee is applying.[…]
The Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday its partnership with Delta Airlines to bring NextGen Data Comm technology to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.[…]
The Federal Aviation Administration restricted the flight of drones over 133 military bases Thursday. This rule is the first time that the FAA has issued airspace restrictions over drones. The ruling is based on national security interests from the Department of Defense and intelligence agencies.[…]
The Transportation Security Administration’s new training device, which tracks security officers’ eyes as they scan images, will not get in the way of human instruction, according to Eric Houser, director of the Mission Analysis Division within TSA’s Office of Requirements and Capabilities Analysis.[…]
The Department of Transportation is holding off on creating new rules for automated vehicles and unmanned aerial systems because of President Donald Trump’s limit on new regulations, according to DOT officials.[…]
Former Transportation CIO Richard McKinney details how he helped the agency transition to the cloud.
Clear, a New York City-based biometrics company, is rolling out biometric pods to major airports across the country.
In an interview with MeriTalk, David Cohen, Clear’s chief administrative officer, shared how the tech works and why it benefits airports and fliers alike–plus his thoughts for the future of biometrics.