Thursday, July 5, 2012

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, July 5, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Aiming for Seamless Surfing and Streaming at 30,000 Feet
Link to article in The New York Times:


2) What are the Best Cities for Travel Tech Start-Ups?
Link to article on Tnooz:

3) ERTICO's i-Mobility Newsletter
Link to newsletter:


4) Dangerous Nevada Railroad Crossings May Get Safety Upgrades
Link to article in the Reno Gazette-Journal:

5) Pennsylvania Governor Expected to Sign Bill Allowing Flashing Purple Lights for Funeral Processions
Bill also allows illuminated decals on vehicles' rear windows.
Link to article in The Patriot-News:


6) Telematics: To Embed or Not to Embed?
Link to article on Telematics Update:


7) Secrets Spilled on Toronto Subway Screens
Art project invited ordinary people to fess up.
Link to CBC News story:


8) UK's AA Steps in to Direct Airshow Traffic
Link to article on Get Hampshire:


9) Carpooling Makes a Surge on Apps and Social Media
Link to article in The New York Times:

10) Can Twitter Manage Vehicle Fleets?
Link to article in Government Technology:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
International Municipal Signal Association Annual Conference – July 28-31 – Four Corners, Florida

Today in Transportation History    
1912 **100th anniversary** A day after 39 people were killed in a railroad crash another collision, this time in Wilpen, Pennsylvania, killed 21 people.

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