Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Civil Aviation to be the New Focus of Indo-US High-Tech Collaboration
Link to article on Machinist:
2) Up in the Air, Plugged In to the Landscape Below
Link to column in The New York Times:
3) Bicycle Spoken Here: The State's Role in Safer Cycling
A comparison of DMV manuals from Oregon and Virginia shows different attitudes toward bicycle education.
Link to column on Richmond.com:
4) Geo-Immersion Makes Maps Come Alive with Real-Time Data
Link to article and video on Science Nation:
5) Microsoft Redesigns Bing Maps Interface
Link to blog on Mashable:
6) South Africa E-tolling Gets 'Intelligent' Support
Link to article on ITWeb:
7) Regional Freight Study: Communications
Workshop looks at the best ways to communicate results of regional freight study.
Link to further information from the Mid-America Freight Coalition:
GPS / NAVIGATION
8) We'd be Lost Without Them: Meet the Team Behind GPS
Link to article in The Telegraph:
SAFETY / SECURITY
9) Ford Backs Proposed Nationwide Ban on Handheld Phone Use While Driving
Link to article in the Detroit Free Press:
10) Transport for London to Accept NFC Payments from 2012
Link to article in Near Field Communications World:
11) How Do You Promote Transit to New Students?
Link to article in Metro:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
12) Kentucky Speedway Can Learn from Traffic Travails at Texas, Michigan
Link to article on SceneDaily.com:
13) California Officials Ready Command Center for Carmageddon
Link to article in the Los Angeles Daily News:
14) New Traffic Signals in Oklahoma City Could Improve Travel Time, Safety
Link to article in The Oklahoman:
15) Control Traffic, Reduce Accidents
Link to article in The Daily Star:
16) Legal Arrangements for Use and Control of Real-Time Data
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:
17) Feds Rev Up Test of Connected Vehicles
Link to article on Inside Line:
18) US Army, Carmakers Push Ahead with Driverless Vehicle Research
Link to article in National Defense:
19) Michigan Auto Dealer First in US to Offer Groupon Deal
Link to article in Crain's Detroit Business:
- Request for Proposals – Advancing Livable Communities Through Sustainable Transportation – New York State DOT and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
Emerging Issues in Safe and Sustainable Mobility for Older People – August 30-September 1 – Washington, DC
Today in Transportation History
1961 **50th anniversary** A Ceskoslovenske Aerolinie plane crashed in Morocco killing all 72 people aboard.
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