Waze is testing out technology it calls “Waze Beacons” to keep drivers connected to GPS navigation systems in tunnels.
In October of 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast of the United States causing billions of dollars in damage. The super storm became the most destructive hurricane of the season but it also provided transportation researchers a new way to analyze the effect that extreme events have on traffic […]
Crowdshipping is the delivery of goods based on the selection of a courier closest to the delivery route. The service was inspired by crowdsourcing, or the act of enlisting a group of people to help with a project, and is already growing quite rapidly. Couriers typically provide one-day shipping (or […]
The Russian GLONASS global satellite navigation system went down for 13 hours on April 2, but it’s not causing much of a stir outside of GPS followers. Several leading industry experts think this silence is a grave mistake. Locata Corporation CEO Nunzio Gumbale writes about a need for change, stressing the […]
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ DNRGarmin application has been a popular tool for GPS users worldwide since 1999. Developed at the Minnesota DNR to facilitate field data collection by staff, DNRGarmin use grew virally soon after being released as freeware to the public. DNRGarmin has been used by fishermen […]