Monday, September 17, 2012

Monday, September 17, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, September 17, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) GPS Shoes Guide You Home with a Click of the Heels
Link to article on Mashable:


2) Utah Transit Authority Won't Discuss Its Crime Data, Citing Records Dispute
Link to article in the Salt Lake Tribune:


3) Railinc, IT Provider to the Rail Industry, Rides a Growth Wave
Link to article in The News & Observer:


4) When Disaster is About to Strike, New York City Says It Can Get the Message Out
Link to story on WNYC Radio:


5) New York City's Disabled Can Now Call a Cab Without Wave or Whistle
Link to article on Transportation Nation:


6) Arizona DOT Unveils $2.1 Million Upgrade to Traffic Operations Center
Link to story on KTVK-TV:

7) Thailand Introduces Mobile App for Traffic Report on Demand
Link to article in FutureGov:

8) New Center to Tackle Bangalore's Traffic Bottlenecks
Link to article in the Deccan Herald:

9) Indian Government to Use Fines for Better Traffic Management
Link to article on Firstpost:

10) Pune Traffic Police Set to Relaunch Traffic Updates Via SMS
Link to article in The Times of India:

11) Profile of Sydney Helicopter Traffic Reporter, Vic Lorusso
Link to article in The Sydney Morning Herald:


12) Cars as a Service? Mercedes-Benz Latest to Use Cloud to Flog Vehicles
Link to article in Network World:

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1962 **50th anniversary** NASA introduced Astronaut Group 2.  In this group of nine were Neil Armstrong, Frank Borman, James Lovell and Edward White.

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