Thursday, April 5, 2012

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, April 5, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Inrix Says $1 Billion Valuation Possible as IPO is Considered

Link to Bloomberg article:

2) Google Shows Off Augmented Reality Specs

Company wants glasses to deliver real-time traffic information.

Link to article in PC Pro:

3) Missouri House Endorses Ads Inside and Outside School Buses to Help Districts Pay Transportation Costs

Link to AP article:


4) Ontario Wildlife Detection System Means Safer Roads

Link to article on Today's Trucking:


5) Indiana School Bus Inspections Rev Up with New App

Link to article in Government Technology:

6) Distracted Driving Awareness Month

New information about distracted driving and why teen girls are more distracted than boys.

Link to The Peggy Smedley Show:


7) Sound Transit Rejects Controversial 'Unionization' Ad

Link to article on PubliCola:

8) Metro-North Communication Efforts Picking Up Speed

Link to article in The Advocate:

News Releases

1) DART Police a txt Away

2) 20% Drop in Car Accidents Thanks to Telematics Insurance

Upcoming Events

International Transport Forum – May 2-4 – Leipzig, Germany

Today in Transportation History

1722 **290th anniversary** Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen became the first European to discover Easter Island.

1962 **50th anniversary** President John F. Kennedy delivered a special message to Congress on transportation.


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