Thursday, September 6, 2012

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, September 6, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) A Handy App to Record Your Painful Bike Accident
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:


2) EU Navigation System Opens Headquarters in Prague
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Link to news release:


3) China to Upgrade Maritime Satellite Network by 2020
Link to article in China Daily:


4) Indian Government Says Use of IT-Enabled Traffic Management to Be One Measure for Determining Support of Projects
Link to article in The Economic Times:

5) Traffic Technology International – August/September 2012
Link to magazine:


6) New Mexico Releases Anti-DWI Smartphone App
Link to article in The Santa Fe New Mexican:
Link to news release:


7) The Future of Fleet Telematics, Part II
Link to article on Telematics Update:


8) Toronto Transit Commission Bus and Streetcar Stops to Provide Improved Information
Link to story on Citytv:


9) Intelligent Transport Center Informs on Obstructed Roads in Baku, Azerbaijan
Link to article on News.Az:


10) Study: Robot Cars Could Increase Highway Efficiency 273%
Link to story on NBC News:

11) Apple Investigating Syncing Between iPhone and Car
Link to article on AppleInsider:
Link to patent application:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
TransComm 2012 (AASHTO Subcommittee on Transportation Communications) – September 30-October 3 – Raleigh, North Carolina

Today in Transportation History    
1522 **490th anniversary** The Victoria returned to Spain and became the first ship to circumnavigate the globe.

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