Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Future Still Unknown for Small Airport Towers
Link to article in The Philadelphia Inquirer:

2) Craving Wi-Fi, Preferably Free and Really Fast
Link to article in The New York Times:


3) Oregon DOT Plans to Raise the IQ of Portland-Area Highways to Improve Commute Times
Link to article in The Oregonian:

4) High-Tech System to Make India's Noida-Greater Noida Expressway Safer
Link to article in The Times of India:


5) Japan, China Hold Talks on Maritime Communications
Link to Kyodo article:


6) Dedicated Phone Number at Bangalore Traffic Management Center to Help Ambulances Get Through Traffic
Link to article in The New Indian Express:

7) Social Media Meets Emergency Response
Link to article in Connected World:


8) New York City to Taxi App: Not so Fast
Link to article in Crain's New York Business:


9) New Signage Hopes to Make Transit Connections Easier in Chicago Area
Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:


10) Traffic Management Boosted by Cloud Technology
Link to blog on CloudPro:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Webinar: Pedestrian Safety and Flashing-Yellow Arrow Traffic Signals – May 7

Today in Transportation History    
1898 **115th anniversary** The Battle of Manila Bay took place.  The US Navy destroyed the Spanish Pacific Squadron during the Spanish-American War.

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