Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Cloud Computing Key to NATS Growth Plans
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:
GPS / NAVIGATION
2) TomTom Sat-Nav Devices Hit by GPS 'Leap Year Bug'
Link to BBC News story:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
3) iPod Video at DMV Helps Sign Up Organ Donors
Link to article on MedPage Today:
Link to article in the Annals of Internal Medicine:
4) Business Outreach Helps Arizona DOT Spread the Word on Upcoming Projects
Link to ADOT Blog:
5) Union Pacific Using Predictive Software to Reduce Train Derailments
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:
6) Metrolink to Install Tracking System that Can Stop Trains Remotely
Link to story on KPCC Radio:
7) Colorfully Created Haiku Street Signs Get Attention in New York City
Link to story on WDAF-TV:
8) Customizing Global Telematics HMIs for Local Markets
Link to article on Telematics Update:
9) Google Adds Live London Underground Updates to Maps
Link to article in The Guardian:
Link to further information from Google: http://goo.gl/YXoaa
10) New App Lets Most Chicago Transit Authority Train Commuters Pay Parking via Phone
Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:
11) DC Metro Goes Digital to Crack Down on Sexual Harassment
Link to story on CBS DC:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
12) Google Maps Adds 'Typical Traffic' to Non-Highway Roads so Drivers Can Avoid Jams
Link to article on The Verge:
Link to further information from Google: http://goo.gl/6DOBp
13) A Subjective Look at the History and Evolution of Traveler Information Platforms
Link to graphic on Terranautix:
14) Are Car Voice Controls as Distracting as Cellphone Use?
Link to article in USA Today:
15) 2013 Mustang Features Virtual Test Track on Instrument Cluster
Link to article in Automotive Engineering:
16) IEEE Group to Study Gigabit Ethernet Cable for Cars
Link to IDG News Service article:
17) The Future of In-Vehicle Social Media – Facebook's Automotive Strategy
Link to interview on Telematics Update:
TRB Webinar: Practices and Examples to Manage Sign Retroreflectivity in Compliance with the MUTCD – May 2
Today in Transportation History
1912 **100th anniversary** Calbraith Perry Rodgers, the first person to make a transcontinental flight across the US, died after his plane struck a flock of seagulls.
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