Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Airlines Lose Fewer Bags as Technology Tackles Transfers
Link to Bloomberg article:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/90r4j


2) Preview of ITS America Annual Meeting
Link to story on Transportation Radio:

3) Thinking Aloud Podcast Looks at ITS in the Middle East
Link to podcast:


4) US Navy Could Use Blimps to Track Drug Submarines
Link to article on Transportation Nation


5) The Noisy Clatter of Traveling
Link to article in The New York Times:

6) Intelligent Mobility – Could Data Be the Key?
Link to blog in The Engineer:

7) Polis Newsletter – Spring 2013
Link to newsletter:


8) DC Kicks Off Traffic Safety Campaign with Interesting Ads
Link to blog on DCist:


9) Metra Argues for Delay of 'Fail-Safe' Rail System
Link to article from the Chicago Tribune:


10) Protecting Missourians' Right to Die in Traffic Accidents
Newspaper is critical of legislators for not banning texting-while-driving.
Link to editorial in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:


11) GPS-Enabled Taxi Dispatch System Launched in Philippines
Link to article in the Philippine Daily Inquirer:


12) Telematics: Attracting Investors to Support Growth
Link to article on Telematics Update:


13) Ontario's GO Transit Launches Free Wi-Fi at Some Stations
Link to article in the Toronto Star:

14) Real-Time Arrival Tech Planned for California's Sonoma County Transit
Link to article in the North Bay Business Journal:

15) New York City Subway Kiosks Will Guide Riders (in Between Ads)
Link to article in The New York Times:

16) Why Google Transit Will Never Be Enough for Small to Medium-Sized Systems
Link to blog on Human Transit:


17) 511 Traffic Information System for Texas' Central Expressway Corridor in the Works
Link to story on KXAS-TV:

18) Designing for Transportation Management and Operations: A Primer
Link to report from FHWA:


19) RAIN Summit Panel Examines the Steep Challenges the 'Connected Dashboard' Brings
Link to article in the Radio And Internet Newsletter:

20) Q&A: Building the Infrastructure for V2X
Link to article on Telematics Update:

21) As Workload Overwhelms, Cars Are Set to Intervene
Link to article in The New York Times:

22) Car Tech Isn't Failing, Owners and Infotainment Interfaces Are
Link to blog in Wired:

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