Friday, July 27, 2012

Friday, July 27, 2012



Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, July 27, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) Websites for Florida Airports Getting Updates
Link to article in the Sun Sentinel:

BICYCLES

2) On Delay in Bike-Share Program, New York City Gives Few Details Beyond 'Software'
Link to article in The New York Times:

GPS / NAVIGATION

3) GPS Data Gets Boost from New EU Service
Link to article on CNET News:

4) An App that Could Stop Traffic
Algorithms that automatically reroute your car look like the next trend in mobile mapping.
Link to article in Technology Review:

OTHER

5) The Voice of New York: Bernie Wagenblast, Transportation Expert and Broadcaster
Link to interview on Manhattan Neighborhood Network's Let Them Talk:

6) Thinking Aloud: The Thinking Highways Podcast – Show 3
Link to podcast:

PARKING

7) DC Metrorail Parking Pay-by-Phone Pilot
Link to PlanItMetro blog:

PEDESTRIANS

8) What to Do About Protecting Distracted Pedestrians
Link to AP article:

ROADWAYS

9) Maryland's Bay Bridge Gets Weather Alert Upgrade After Violent Storm
Link to article in The Baltimore Sun:

10) Ranking the Nation's Worst Friday Afternoon Commutes
Link to article in Governing:

SAFETY / SECURITY

11) Lawsuit Against 'No Fly' List Allowed to Proceed
Link to article in The Hill:

12) Study: Teen Driver Cellphone Use Unaffected by Restrictions, Despite Awareness
Link to article in Directions:

TRANSIT

13) Sydney Real-Time Bus App Data Still on Hold
Link to article in The Sydney Morning Herald:

14) Who I Am. Heyward, the Voice Behind New York MTA Subway Announcements
Link to video:

VEHICLES

15) GM Working on Wi-Fi Direct Application to Prevent Vehicle-Pedestrian Accidents
Link to article on Phys.Org:

16) BMW Dashes Into Future with ConnectedDrive System
Link to article on Wheels.ca:


News Releases


Upcoming Events
Webinar: Inrix Analytics - Turning Traffic-Related Data into Information – August 16


Friday Bonus  
A traffic version of the glass half-full/half-empty debate.


Today in Transportation History    
1987 **25th anniversary** RMS Titanic, Inc. begins salvage operations at the site of the wreck.

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