Monday, January 7, 2013

Monday, January 7, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, January 7, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) New Group Targets New York City's 'Embarrassing' Airports
Link to article in Crain's New York Business:


2) Dubai RTA Unveils Revamped Salik Website
Link to article in The National:


3) Intelligent Transportation May Be Big Focus at CES
Link to story on KGO-TV:


4) Marine Communication Systems Used in the Maritime Industry
Link to article on Marine Insight:


5) Documenting 24 Hours in the Lives of Transportation Workers Across the Globe
Link to article in Fast Company:
Link to further information from the Global Lives Project:

6) Mobile App for Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
Link to further information:


7) Parking in 140 Characters or Less: New Signs Simplify New York City Parking Rules
Link to article in The New York Observer:


8) Can Humor Reduce Jaywalking?
Link to column in The Record:


9) Mapping of BNSF Railroad Tracks to Be Modernized
Link to article in The Topeka Capital-Journal:


10) Researchers Say Waze Data Could Help Prevent Accidents
Link to article on GigaOM:
Link to article:


11) The Tech Behind NASA's Martian Chronicles
Link to article in GCN:


12) Revised Ad Policies Helping Transit Agencies
Link to article in Metro:

13) Unofficial Tweeter Still Driving Info to Hamilton, Ontario Bus Service Riders
Link to article from The Hamilton Spectator:


14) Lexus Shows Off Road-Aware Safety Research Prototype
Link to article on CNET:
Link to news release:

15) Automakers Open Their In-Car Platforms: First Up, Ford, and Soon, GM
Link to article on All Things D:

16) Driving Lessons
Connected cars represent a major opportunity in the M2M future.
Link to article in Mobile Communications International:

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