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Thinking Highways North America Issue 2, 2015

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CONTENTS (click on a feature to read)

1 FOREWORD
Kevin Borras on why data is the overriding theme of this issue

4 COVER FEATURE: PRIVACY
We willingly give so much information away about ourselves so why do we expect the journeys we make to remain private? David Pickeral holds court

14 OPEN TRAFFIC DATA
Is open traffic data an open and shut case? Is it an oxymoron or a new paradigm? Mike McGurrin has the answers

18 VEHICLE AUTOMATION
Bob McQueen on the importance of recognising the value of all this data… before it’s too late

22 ADVANCED ANALYTICS
Big data – big asset. But new developments in advanced analytics are expanding the opportunities exponentially, says Gordon Feller

26 FINANCE & FUNDING
Booz Allen Hamilton’s Sedar LeBarre on what the automotive sector can learn from the financial institutions

30 SMART CITIES
Technology and data are the keys to everything – but is there the danger of over-thinking, asks Tip Franklin

34 PAYMENT SECURITY
How can you make sure that your toll authority does not become the latest in a long line of security breach statistics?

40 AUTONOMOUS CARS
Android Auto – a serious challenger to the auto makers’ status quo?

44 ITS WORLD CONGRESS 2015 PREVIEW
Bordeaux, France, October 2015. You really need to see it for yourself…

48 SHELLEY ROW column

49 BOB KELLY & MARK JOHNSON column

51 TIM MCGUCKIN column

52 RICHARD BISHOP column

53 IBEC: PAUL KOMPFNER

54 PAUL HUTTON column

55 BOB MCQUEEN column

ADVERTISERS INDEX

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

DATA
Capitalising on the potential of Big Data

OPINION PIECE
Mobility as a Service
Road pricing

MOBILITY, MULTIMODALITY AND TRAFFIC EFFICIENCY
Gauteng, South Africa

INTERVIEW
Cyril Zeller, Scope Technologies

TECHNOLOGY
Automatic incident detection
Videowalls

STA
Cooperative ITS communications architecture