Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057
GPS / NAVIGATION
1) European Commission Considering Renaming of Galileo Commercial Arms as Result of Trademark Challenge from US Company
Link to article on EurActiv:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
2) The Transportation World Should Embrace Social Media … Carefully
Link to blog from the Eno Transportation Foundation:
3) Seattle Debuts RainWatch Tool to Track Rain and Snow Levels
Link to story and video on KIRO-TV:
Link to Seattle RainWatch: http://www.atmos.washington.edu/SPU/
4) 'MyFord' Leads to Drop in Vehicle Reliability for Ford
Link to video on AutoNewsNow:
Link to further information from Consumer Reports:
5) TripAdvisor Mobile Guides Smartly Steer Tourists
Link to article in USA Today:
6) Transport for London Eyes Staff Cuts Through Technology
Link to article in the Financial Times:
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/fd86f344-fe62-11e0-a72c-00144feabdc0.html (free registration required)
Link to news release from RMT:
7) For New York City Subway Riders, Everything is Better with Countdown Clocks
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:
8) RFID Tags Used to Track Materials for Toronto Subway Expansion
Link to article in the Journal of Commerce:
9) Automakers Embrace Hands-Free Text-Messaging Technology
Link to article in The Washington Post:
10) Toyota Adopts New Car-Connectivity Protocol for In-Car Smartphone Use
Link to article in automotiveIT:
11) Next-Gen Smartphone and Radio Tech: Key to Offering Advanced Content Without Distracting the Driver
Link to podcasts from Telematics Update:
Symposium: Improving Real-Time Operations – October 28 – Newark, New Jersey
Today in Transportation History
1931 **80th anniversary** The George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, New Jersey and Manhattan, opened to the public.
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