Monday, May 28, 2012

Monday, May 28, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, May 28, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057

Last week INRIX released its 5th Annual INRIX Traffic Scorecard revealing a startling 30% drop in traffic congestion in 2011. This webinar will provide an executive summary of the report findings and analysis of key trends driving traffic conditions in metros across the United States.


1) For Cyclists, App Revolution Must Catch Up
Link to column in The New York Times:


2) Ethiopian Roads Authority Launches New Roads Database
Link to article on TRL:


3) Dubai Launches Texting Service to Order Taxis from Metro Stations
Link to article in The National:


4) Telematics and V2V/V2X Technologies
Link to article on Telematics Update:


5) Londoners Dread Traffic as City Plans Olympics
Link to article in The New York Times:

6) Traffic Radio Station Debuts in Lagos, Nigeria
Link to article in The Nation:

7) New Tech Predicted to Ease I-35 Holiday Traffic in Texas
Link to story on YNN:

8) Jam Master
For veteran New York City traffic reporter Tom Kaminski, Memorial Day is all business.
Link to article in the New York Post:


9) As Apps Move Into Cars, So Do More Distractions
Link to article in The New York Times:

10) Autonomous Road Train Project Completes First Public Road Test in Spain
Link to article on Gizmag:

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Today in Transportation History    
1987 **25th anniversary** West German pilot Mathias Rust flew a small plane from Finland to Moscow, landing near Red Square.

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