Thursday, September 15, 2011

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, September 15, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Position Estimator Helps Guide Vehicles During GPS Disruptions

Link to article in CTS Research E-News:


2) New York City's Taxi TV Gets a New Channel

Link to story and audio report on WNYC Radio:

3) Designing a Greener Commute in the Bay Area

Link to article in The New York Times:

4) Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator – September 2011

Link to newsletter:


5) Texting Service Makes It Simpler to Park in San Francisco

Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

6) Louisiana State University Using Social Media to Help Find Open Parking Spots

Link to story and video on WAFB-TV:


7) Montreal Infrastructure Information Dismissed as Flimsy and Out of Date

Link to article in The Gazette:

8) Washington State DOT: Improving Our Website

Link to blog from WSDOT:


9) Technology Partnerships Project to Test Solar-Powered Traffic Signs

Link to article in Innovator: (page 3)


10) 'CrashHelp' to Improve Emergency Medical Response for Rural Crashes

Link to article in CTS Research E-News:


11) Utah Transit Authority May Allow More Ads, but Restrict Sexy Ones

Link to article in The Salt Lake Tribune:

12) Sharing Data Makes for Truly Public Transit

Link to article in Fast Company:

13) High-Tech Bus Stops Debut in Rochester, New York

Link to story on WXXI Radio:

14) Los Angeles Agency Chugs Along to Bring Wi-Fi to Gold Line

Link to article on The Eastsider LA:

15) Using Data Analysis to Improve Transit Planning

Link to article in CTS Research E-News:


16) UK MPs Call for Stronger Leadership and Better Communication to Tackle Congestion

Link to article on Road Transport:

Link to news release and report from the UK Parliament:

17) Virginia DOT Using Technology to Help Traffic

Link to story and video on WTKR-TV:,0,7774741.story


18) Study Crowns Radio as 'King of All In-Car Media'

Link to article in FMQB:

Link to further information from Edison Research:

19) A Better Future? Autoweek Test-Drives Potential Safety Features

Link to article in Autoweek:

News Releases

1) BMW Chooses Mediamobile's Traffic Information for Navigation System

2) NJ Transit to Equip Entire Bus Fleet with On-Board Cameras

3) North Dakota DOT's 'Kilde Commercial' Wins National Award

4) New Crash Test Video Illustrates Importance of Car-Seat Use

Upcoming Events

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Today in Transportation History

1911 **100th anniversary** Baltimore's Union Station opened. Today, it's known as Pennsylvania Station.,0,2407632.story


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