Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Paper Map Publishers Reinvent Their Business Model
Link to podcast from Directions Magazine:


2) Audit Reveals Hundreds of North Carolina DOT Cellphones Never Used During One Year
Link to story on WSOC-TV:

3) California DOT Wins Fatal Crash Suit, Asks Family to Pay
Link to article in U-T San Diego:

4) Can New Life Be Breathed Into QR Codes as Travel and Tourism Initiatives Take Off?


5) Philadelphia-Area Transit Organizations Seek PR Agencies for Security Awareness Program
Link to article in PRWeek:


6) SignalGuru App Helps Drivers Avoid Red Lights
Link to Reuters article:


7) Police in Victoria Handed Data on Myki Users' Movements
Link to article in The Age:

8) MARTA Installing Cameras on Buses
Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

9) New York MTA Chief's Latest Bold Move: Using Twitter by Himself
Link to article in The New York Times:


10) Traffic Control Center Ready for 'Carmageddon 2'
Link to story on KABC-TV:

11) Transportation and Tech Intersect as UN General Assembly Gridlock Hits New York City
Link to story on New Tech City on WNYC Radio:


12) Near-Field Communication Coming to Cars of the Future
Link to story on New Tech City on WNYC Radio:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
20th National Conference for Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation – October 14-17 – Salt Lake City, Utah

Today in Transportation History    
1502 **510th anniversary** Christopher Columbus landed in present day Costa Rica. 

1947 **65th anniversary** The United States Air Force was formed as a separate branch of the military.

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