Former Transportation CIO Richard McKinney details how he helped the agency transition to the cloud.
The Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued proposed guidelines on how to prevent drivers from becoming distracted by mobile devices.[…]
The future of drones depends on a built-in incentive for safety, users’ understanding of what they can and can’t do with drones, and an ongoing conversation in government about evolving as the industry evolves, according to Anthony Foxx, secretary of the Department of Transportation.[…]
President Obama announced that he will ask self-driving car manufacturers to sign a 15-point checklist to ensure the safety of the vehicles. The Federal Automated Vehicles Policy will include provisions to increase safety, mobility, productivity, and sustainability of automated vehicles.[…]
The Department of Transportation launched its National Transit Map, which includes transit data, a participation map, and interactive mapping apps. The map includes data from 270 transit agencies that provided information on more than 398,000 stops and 10,000 routes.[…]
Finland is rolling into the future of mass transit with the first driverless bus. One of the world’s first autonomous bus pilot programs has already begun in the Hernesaari district in Helsinki, and will run through mid-September.[…]
The new rules imposed by the Federal Aviation Administration on drones, regarding height, speed, and operational restrictions, go into effect on Aug. 29. The regulations could generate more than $82 billion for the U.S. economy and create 100,000 jobs over the next 10 years, according to industry estimates.[…]