Thursday, May 23, 2013

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, May 23, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Another Study Takes a Shot at FAA's Gadget Ban
Link to article in The New York Times:

2) Free Wi-Fi Comes to O'Hare, Midway Airports but Options Limited
Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:


3) The Evolution of Moscow's Subway Maps
Link to article on The Atlantic Cities:


4) North Dakota Ad Agency Sues Creators of Cartoon Network Show Alleging Copying of ND DOT Marketing Campaign
Link to AP article:


5) Parking Industry Tries to Make Your Life Easier
Link to story on NPR's Morning Edition:


6) The Making of a Social Car, Part II
Link to article on Telematics Update:

7) Only the Paranoid Survive in Commercial Telematics
Link to podcast from Telematics Update:


8) IBM Turns Cellphones Into Sensors to Monitor Public Transit
Link to blog on TOD News:


9) New Mexico Installing Its First Adaptive Signal System
Link to story on KRQE-TV:

10) Slowing Down Vehicles Could Speed Up Traffic, Says University of Calgary Traffic Lab
Link to article in the Calgary Herald:
Link to news release:

11) Jakarta Traffic Control Unit Still Not Running at Full Tilt
Link to article in The Jakarta Post:

12) App Helps New Jersey Drivers Avoid Traffic on Roads
Link to column in the Asbury Park Press:


13) GM Exec: Apps Coming to Select Cars Later This Year
Link to article on CNET:

14) Qoros to Feature Cloud-Based Infotainment Service as Standard
Link to article on Car Advice:

15) A Thoughtful Policy Framework for Intelligent Cars
Link to commentary in Roll Call:

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1958 **55th anniversary** Explorer 1, the US's first satellite, ceased transmissions.

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