Friday, May 31, 2013

Friday, May 31, 2013


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, May 31, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

TCN Fundraiser – Last Day

Let me start off by thanking those of you who have contributed to the TCN this month.  It's greatly appreciated and reaffirms to me that the TCN has value to many of my readers.  Since today is the last day of May, this is the final day I will be asking for your contributions until November.  If you find that the TCN has been helpful to you in your business or career please consider making a donation.  The amount is up to you.  You can also help support the TCN by letting others know about the newsletter and inviting them to subscribe.  Information on how to contribute can be found below.  Thank you!


BICYCLES

1) New York City Bike-Share Glitches Slow Some Riders
Link to story on WNYC Radio:

GPS / NAVIGATION

2) GPS 'Junk' Data Reveals Volcanic Plumes
Link to Inside Science News Service article:

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION

3) Coming Soon: Jacksonville, Florida Traffic Gets Intelligent
Link to article in the Jacksonville Business Journal:

OTHER

4) States Shift to High Gear with Online Driving Tests
Link to article in GCN:

SAFETY / SECURITY

5) Colorado DOT Uses Technology to Detect Wildlife and Warn Drivers
Link to article in Government Technology:

TRANSIT

6) New Programs Aim to Help Teens and Adults with Autism Navigate Edmonton Transit
Link to article in the Edmonton Journal:

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

7) Even with Accidents, Inrix Says Traffic is Predictable
Link to interview on KTTH Radio's David Boze Show:

VEHICLES

8) Baby, You Can Program My Car
Link to podcast on Marketplace:

WEATHER

9) 2013 Extreme Weather Events Symposium
Link to presentations:


News Releases


TCN Contributions
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Friday Bonus
This takes sidewalk art a few steps beyond the chalk drawings we did as kids.


Upcoming Events
European Parking Association Congress – September 11-13 – Dublin


Today in Transportation History    
1578 **435th anniversary** King Henry III laid the first stone of Pont-Neuf, Paris' oldest bridge.

1953 **60th anniversary** Pacific Electric Railway's West Hollywood Line made its final run.

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