Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Seattle Bike-Parking App – Coming Soon
Link to further information from Tekna Design:


2) IEEE ITS Society Newsletter – July 2012
Link to newsletter:


3) MBTA Debuts Charlie Mascot to Promote Fare Pass System, New Store
Link to article in The Boston Globe:
Link to news release:

4) Selling Transportation: Travel in Their Shoes, and Make It Local
Link to Talking Transportation blog:

5) How Much Should Agencies Explain Their Planning Thoughts?
Link to Human Transit blog:


6) MyFord Touch Blasted by Consumer Reports
Link to article in Automotive News:
Why the MyFord Touch Control System Stinks
Link to blog in Consumer Reports:


7) Dubai's RTA to Pep Up, Prod Drivers with Text Messages
Link to article in the Khaleej Times:
Link to news release:

8) Seattle Link Real-Time Info and Other Rider Tools in the Works
Link to Seattle Transit Blog:


9) New Cars Use Technology to Avoid Crashes
Link to story on NBC's Today:

10) Improved Communication Vital in Overcoming Fleet Driver Objections to Technology
Link to article in FleetNews:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Talking Freight Seminar: Integrating Sustainability Analysis Into Freight Transportation Projects and Programs – September 19

Today in Transportation History    
1962 **50th anniversary** The limousine of French president Charles de Gaulle was attacked by gunmen in an assassination attempt near Petit Clamart.  No one was injured in the attack.

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