Transit Planning
DHS Secretary Promises U.S. Will Strike Back Against Cyber Adversaries
SAN FRANCISCOHomeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen promised swift and punishing responses to attacks from U.S.
Apr 17 8:24PM Nextgov.com

NYC Health + Hospitals expands telehealth program for female inmates at Rikers Island
NYC Health + Hospitals has launched a program to provide telehealth services to female prisoners on Rikers Island, expanding a service aimed at reducing the costs and disruption associated with transporting prisoners to a medical facility. NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue launched a similar initiative for the male population at Rikers in May 2016 with the system's Correctional Health Services arm.
Apr 17 7:53PM FierceHealthcare

3Gtms Expands Partnership with SMC for Less-than-Truckload Rating and Transit Data
Transportation News Why eShipping Selected the SMC Platform for Transactional LTL API Connectivity In this SMC case study, Chad Earwood, CEO of eShipping, describes how they integrated the SMC platform for transactional LTL API connectivity, and by using the high-horsepower, analytical APIs RateWare XL and CarrierConnect XL they are able Download SMC's CzarLite XL: The Case for a Re-Indexed LTL Benchmark SMC3 Platform: The Single Source for LTL Pricing & Transit Strategic LTL Bidding for Minimum Cost & Maximum Efficiency Transportation APIs & the SMC3 Platform All Resources 3Gtms is the fastest growing, Tier-1 transportation management system (TMS) provider. It is dedicated to helping shippers and logistics service providers gain a competitive advantage through technology.
Apr 17 7:38PM Supply Chain 24/7

San Francisco: We Cannot Overstate Danger of Scooters
It was fun while it lasted. The wheels came off San Francisco's short-distance transportation experiment on Monday, when City Attorney Dennis Herrera sent a cease and desist letter to three companies that had flooded the city's streets with electric scooter rentals.
Apr 17 6:55PM Slate Magazine

1 Person Dies After Southwest Jet With Engine Trouble Makes Emergency Landing
Updated at 5:40 p.m.
Apr 17 6:40PM NPR.org

One dead after US jet engine 'explosion
One person has been killed and seven others needed medical treatment after an engine on a US passenger jet apparently exploded in midair. Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after a window, wings and fuselage were damaged in the incident, officials say.
Apr 17 6:01PM BBC News

U.S. Airlines May Have to Avoid Russian Airspace as Diplomatic Talks Continue
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Apr 17 6:00PM Skift

Passenger killed after engine fragment damages fuselage of Southwest jet
News Nightly News Meet The Press Dateline MSNBC Today The Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing Tuesday at the Philadelphia airport.David Maialetti / Philadelphia Inquirer, via APGet breaking news alerts and special reports.
Apr 17 4:45PM NBC News

1 dead in Southwest Airlines flight emergency landing in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA -- A Southwest Airlines jet apparently blew an engine and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window and damaged the fuselage Tuesday. Southwest Flight 1380 was flying at about 30,000 feet when the explosion took place.
Apr 17 4:33PM live updates

1 dead when flight from NYC makes emergency landing in Philly
Another 12 people were assessed by medics, officials said, and seven of those people were treated for minor injuries. None had to be taken to the hospital.
Apr 17 4:27PM ABC7 New York

One dead in Dallas-bound Southwest flight that made emergency landing after engine failure
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Apr 17 4:27PM Dallas News

Southwest Airlines plane's engine explodes; 1 passenger dead
One person died Tuesday after a Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after it experienced engine failure, officials said. Seven others who were aboard Flight 1380, which was headed from LaGuardia Airport in New York City to Dallas' Love Field, suffered minor injuries, but were not transported to the hospital.
Apr 17 4:23PM Fox News

This U.S. Airline Stranded More Than 200 Passengers in Mexico (and Never Came Back To Pick Them Up)
Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. When it comes to airlines, you might think there are certain business basics beneath which no airline will sink.
Apr 17 4:20PM Inc.com

Elon Musk Just Poured More Than $100 Million Into The Boring Company
News and Trends / The Boring Company The Boring Company has raised $112.5 million in a recent round of funding, according to an SEC filing the company submitted on Monday.
Apr 17 2:33PM Entrepreneur

IMF makes positive about-turn on SA growth outlook after January slash
Johannesburg - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is upbeat about South Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in 2018, raising its forecast to 1.5% after cutting its prediction to 0.
Apr 17 1:08PM Fin24

Apple and the Future of Windows
One of the most intriguing tidbits from the future I've seen recently was this story from The Verge https://www.theverge.
Apr 17 11:46AM Future of work

IBM's new AI toolbox puts your deep learning network to the test
IBM today announced the launch of its Adversarial Robustness Toolbox for AI developers. The open-source kit contains everything a machine learning programmer needs to attack their own deep learning neural networks (DNN) to ensure they're able to withstand real-world conditions.
Apr 17 10:00AM The Next Web

FTR trucking index hit all-time high in February; more gains seen
Index breaks 26-year record; more gains seen through second quarter. By DC Velocity Staff Comment A monthly index of trucking conditions published since 1992 by consultancy FTR hit an all-time high in February, adding further evidence to what some believe is a one-for-the-ages economic scenario for the industry.
Apr 16 10:43PM DC Velocity

Protean Electric & LM Industries Partnering For Development Of Self-Driving EVs
Google+ LinkedIn April 16th, 2018 by James Ayre The US-based open-source vehicle design manufacturer LM Industries and the in-wheel electric drive developer Protean Electric will be partnering for the development of self-driving plug-in electric vehicles, the two have jointly revealed. The name LM Industries should sound familiar to some of those reading this, as we've reported numerous times now on the firm's self-driving shuttle prototype Olli.
Apr 16 9:30PM CleanTechnica

Toyota readies 'talking' vehicles for 2021
WASHINGTON -- Toyota Motor Corp. plans to start selling U.
Apr 16 8:45PM Automotive News