Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) The Airline Baggage Tag – A Masterpiece of Design
Link to article in Slate:


2) Daily News from ITS World Congress
Link to newsletter:

3) How Social Media Moves New York: Twitter Use By Transportation Providers in the New York Region
Link to report from NYU Wagner:


4) Mobile Apps for Government: Three Questions to Get You Moving
Link to the Talking Transportation blog:


5) Ohio State, Honda Team Up on Driving Simulation Lab
Link to article in the Detroit Free Press:

6) Texting While Driving Could Raise Insurance Premiums
Link to article in the Deseret News:


7) Dubai Taxis to Accept Nol Cards from 2013
Link to article in the Khaleej Times:


8) Do High-Tech Traffic Tools Work? California DOT Hopes They'll Ease I-80 Traffic Mess
Link to blog on KQED Radio:


9) Google, Carmakers Discuss Self-Driving Cars with US Regulators
Link to Bloomberg article:

10) Intel Readies for Programmable Smart Cars
Link to article in Computerworld:

11) California at Technology Forefront with Passage of Driverless Cars Bill
Link to article and podcast on Peninsula Press:

12) US DOT Works with World Partners to Improve Connected Vehicles, Deliver Safety Benefits
Link to US DOT's Fast Lane blog:

News Releases

 -  Presolicitation Notice – Advanced Solutions to Capture Mobility Data-BAA – US DOT's Research and Innovative Technology Administration

Upcoming Events
T3 Webinar: Towards Optimization – Transit Asset Management Strategies – November 8

Today in Transportation History    
1942 **70th anniversary** An American Airlines flight and a US B-34 bomber collided near Palm Springs, California.  All 12 people aboard the DC-3 died while the US Army Air Forces plane landed safely.  Among those to die was Ralph Rainger, composer of Thanks for the Memory.

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