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Ford expands its mobility empire with a couple of acquisitions

Autonomic and TransLoc will help Ford broaden its microtransit and cloud-based services<p>Ford Motor Company announced today that it was acquiring two transportation software companies, Autonomic and TransLoc. It also announced it would be reorganizing its mobility subsidiary in a bid to accelerate …

Detroit Auto Show

AAA urges 'consumer rights' to protect car data

Drivers used to have to just worry about losing their car to thieves. Now they need to worry about losing the data from their cars to marketers, the government or others.<p>To deal with these privacy issues, roadside-service giant AAA has drafted a bill of rights, of sorts, and is urging those …

Privacy

Audit finds Baltimore speed cameras wrong by $2.8M [w/video]

The debate over automatic cameras for speed and red light enforcement is already fairly intense, but a secret audit from 2012 of the traffic cameras in Baltimore, MD should heat things up a bit. In an audit of the city's 83 speed cameras, <i>The Baltimore Sun</i> is reporting that 13 had a double digit …

For Your Next Bike Ride, Bring Along This Friendly Drone

The Cyclodrone will fly in front of and behind cyclists to warn them of upcoming danger and help alert drivers. Maybe a drone-filled future isn’t so bad after all.<p>Someday in the not-too-distant future, you might take a bike ride with a couple of drones–one flying in front, one in back–to protect …

Drones

The Streets Of Ann Arbor Will Soon Be Filled With Driverless Cars

It takes more than just advanced technology to bring about a revolution in how we drive. It takes a city.<p>One-by-one, driverless car test vehicles are already hitting the road, and soon, they’ll start to appear by the dozen. The university town of Ann Arbor, Michigan, plans to up the ante further by …

Ann Arbor

Reinventing the wheel

DURING the past two decades astonishing progress has been made in fighting infectious diseases in poor countries. Polio has almost been eradicated; …

Intelligent Transportation Systems

About<p>The Intelligent Transportations Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO)<p><b>OUR VISION:</b><br>Transform the way society moves.<p><b>OUR MISSION:</b><br>Conduct research, …

Intelligent Transportation Systems

Kevin Dopart Joins the Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) Team<p>Kevin Dopart has joined the ITS JPO as the program …