Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, July 19, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Find Your Way Through the Airport Maze, Phone in Hand
Link to article in The New York Times:
2) Autopilots Take to the Ground
As accidents on the tarmac mount, Honeywell tests cockpit automation.
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:
3) Signs are Put to the Test Underneath Arizona's Sun
Link to Arizona DOT Blog:
4) MBTA Adding Thousands of Security Cameras, Thanks to Federal Grants
Link to article in The Boston Globe:
5) The Perils of Participation: The Effect of Participation Messages on Citizens' Policy Support
Link to article in the Journal of Public Transportation:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
6) Traffic Incident Management Cost Management and Cost Recovery Primer
Link to further information from FHWA:
7) Cars Talking to 911 is Nearing Reality
Link to article in Government Technology:
8) What's Radio's Future in a Wired-Car World?
Link to article on All Access:
9) From Eight-Track to Bluetooth: In-Car Entertainment's Bumpy Ride
Link to article in Wired:
10) M2M in the Vehicle: Trends in Automotive
An interview with Roger Lanctot of Strategy Analytics.
Link to interview on The Peggy Smedley Show:
11) The Brave New World of Vehicle Safety Technology
Between measuring brain waves to determine distraction and using augmented reality to focus drivers' attention, these advances are on the horizon – or already here.
Link to blog in Business Fleet:
1) APCO Unveils Vehicular Emergency Data Set to Encourage Deployment of Advanced Automatic Crash Notification by Vehicle Manufacturers
3) Telvent, Siemens, IBM and Cisco Embrace the Smart City and Will Prosper in Traffic Management Systems Market
5) Agero Expands Leadership in Cloud-Based Content Delivery to Vehicles with Investment in M-Way Solutions of Germany
8) European Commission Approves National Performance Plans to Reduce Costs and Increase Capacity in the Provision of Air Traffic Management Services
Webinar: ITS America on MAP-21: Overview and Impact for the ITS Industry – July 20
Today in Transportation History
1962 **50th anniversary** José Meiffret set a bicycling speed record of 127.243 mph.
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