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Thinking Highways North America – Issue 1, 2015

CONTENTS (click on a feature to read)

1 FOREWORD from Kevin Borras

4 COVER FEATURE
US Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, says that ITS has a hugely important role to play in not just the future of the US road network but in the future of the United States itself

8 INTELLIGENT CCTV
The city of Pune, India, has opted for an innovative city-wide surveillance system from the US

14 TRAFFIC CONTROL ROOMS
Don Kreski reports from Seattle where advanced display wall technology is improving SDOT drive times

18 INTELLIGENT SAFETY
For connected vehicles to work on connected roads requires standards, says Antti Aumo

20 TRAVELER INFORMATION
A Southern Californian traffic service is making something of a show of itself, as Brian Galante reports

24 ROAD USER CHARGING
Steve Morello assesses the benefits of interjurisdictional RUC – out of state should not mean out of mind

30 THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
David Pickeral wonders if we are doing a little too much thinking outside the box

34 INNOVATION CHALLENGE
Siemens Mobility IDEA contest and the thinking behind the winning entry

38 P3s
The US$2 billion project doubling the capacity of one of the busiest river tunnels in the US

42 CYBER SECURITY
How to protect your traffic management system from cyber criminals

46 AP-P3s
Wendell Carrier Lawther on adopting the Availability Payment approach to Public Private Partnerships

50 INTERNET OF EVERYTHING
IoT…IoE…Gordon Feller explains what, in this instance at least, everything is

54 SHELLEY ROW column

55 BOB KELLY & MARK JOHNSON column

57 New for 2015 the TIM MCGUCKIN column

58 RICHARD BISHOP column

59 JASON BARNES column

60 IBEC: PROFESSOR ERIC SAMPSON, CBE

61 PAUL HUTTON column

62 BOB MCQUEEN column

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EXTENDED CONTENT
These articles appear exclusively online as part of the extended digital edition of Thinking Highways North America

INTELLIGENT SAFETY
Louise Smyth investigates how road safety is getting its fair share of intelligent Innovation

INTELLIGENT LOGISTICS
Just how smart can goods deliveries be? Paul Hutton talks to the experts

INTELLIGENT LOCATION
George Filley looks forward to the ITS World Congress in Bordeaux in October with the help of the world’s most precise map data

LOW-ROAD NOISE
The quiet revolution of the low-noise road surface by Cedric Vuye

EMERGENCY RESPONSE
Andy Rooke presents eCall’s “school” report

AUTONOMOUS CARS
Giles Bailey wonders why we are so hung up on the image of the autonomous vehicle. It’s not a regular car – so why does it need to look like one?