Thursday, May 10, 2012

Thursday, May 10, 2012



Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, May 10, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


MARITIME

1) Floating Robots Use GPS-Enabled Smartphones to Track Water Flow
Link to article in R&D:

PARKING

2) Smart Parking Revisited – Lessons from the Pioneers
Link to article in Planning:

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

3) WMATA Still Says Blogs Aren't News Media
Link to Greater Greater Washington blog:

TRANSIT

4) Google, MBTA Debut Innovative Station Indoor Maps
Link to Commonwealth Conversations blog:

5) Metro Train Announcements: Readers Give It a Shot
Link to blog in The Washington Post:

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

6) Ohio DOT Finally Concedes Electronic Signs Aren't Working
Link to column in the Akron Beacon Journal:


News Releases


Upcoming Events
Webinar: Overview of FHWA Traffic Incident Management/Planned Special Events Peer-to-Peer Program – June 5
https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/p2p/event/registration.html


Today in Transportation History    
1869 The first Transcontinental Railroad is completed at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory with the driving of a golden spike.

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