Friday, September 14, 2012

Friday, September 14, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, September 14, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) American Airlines' Director of Mobile Apps Talks Data, Simplicity and Elegant Design
Link to article in The Drum:


2) ACLU Files Suit Against Georgia Over KKK Adopt-A-Highway Denial
Link to story on WSB-TV:
Link to news release:

3) IBM Uses Social Sentiment to Study Traffic Jams in India
Link to blog in The Wall Street Journal:
Link to news release:

4) Articles from Vision Systems Design
 -  Smart Software Secures Transit Agency Surveillance Systems
 -  Machine Vision Moves Into Traffic: Part II

5) AERIS Fall/Winter 2012-13 Webinar Series Announcement
Link to further information from US DOT:


6) Truth, Transparency and Transportation
Link to blog in Governing:


7) Future Rail – September 2012
Issue devoted to advanced tracking technologies.
Link to magazine:


8) Secrecy of MARTA GM Search Sparks Criticism
Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

9) MARTA Reminds Riders to Ride the Rails with Courtesy
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:

10) This is the Sexiest and Best TV Ad for Public Transportation Ever Made
Link to blog on TreeHugger:


11) Intelligent Transport System on Way to Cyprus
Link to article in the Cyprus Mail:

12) Your Future Commute – Tech Helps You Get There
Link to stories on WCBS-AM Radio:


13) TRW Introduces an Electronic Horn
Link to article in Automotive News:

News Releases

 -  Request for Proposals – Road Weather Information System Services – Michigan Department of Transportation

Upcoming Events
ITS Arizona Annual Conference – September 26-27 – Mesa, Arizona

Friday Bonus  
Need a crosswalk in a hurry?  Just hire these folks.

Today in Transportation History    
1912 **100th anniversary** Work began on building the Trans-Australian Railway in Port Augusta. 

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