Monday, October 29, 2012

Monday, October 29, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, October 29, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) NASA Applies Deep-Diving Text Analytics to Airline Safety
Link to article in GCN:


2) DC to Add Ads to Capital Bikeshare Stations
Link to article in The Examiner:


3) Internet, Phone Companies Brace for Hurricane Sandy
Link to article on Nextgov:


4) Baltimore's Penn Station to Get Spiffier with Video Board, Welcome Sign
Link to article in the Baltimore Business Journal:


5) Traffic Lights Dumped for Stop Signs in Kansas City Has Many Seeing Red
Link to article in The Kansas City Star:

6) A Glow-in-the-Dark 'Smart Highway' is Coming to the Netherlands
Link to article in Business Insider:

7) Mobile App May Help Drivers Outsmart Traffic Signals
Link to article in Government Technology:


8) Chicago Transit Authority Credits Drop in Robberies to Video Surveillance
Link to story on WLS-TV:
Link to news release:


9) Taxi Apps Face Bumpy Road
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

10) New Taxi App Fixing Some Issues Before Chicago Rollout
Link to column in the Chicago Tribune:


11) Telematics Munich 2012: Day One
Link to article on Telematics Update:


12) New Visitor Center Plans in Port Huron, Michigan Include Electronic Kiosk
Link to article in the Times Herald:


13) University of Illinois Students Use Homecoming Game to Analyze, Improve Event Traffic
Link to article in The News-Gazette:

14) Nokia Brings More Employees to Downtown Chicago to Join Mapping Division
Link to article on Medill Reports - Chicago:


15) In an Entrenched Car Culture, Painting a Bolder Face on Mass Transit
Link to article in The New York Times:

16) Chennai's Metropolitan Transport Corporation to Revive Announcement System for Upcoming Bus Stops
Link to article in The Times of India:

17) New York MTA Bus Time Coming to the Bronx
Link to article in the Daily News:


18) Graphics-Based Traffic Alerts on Six Major Singapore Roads
Link to article in The Strait Times:

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