Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057
Webinar: Assess the Impact of Mandate-Driven Auto Safety in the United States
A positive decision from the Department of Transportations’ NHTSA agency this August will create a surge of interest and demand for DSRC tech in the V2V & V2I space. It’s thus clear that all companies in this value chain must be ready for the ramifications and rewards of this government legislation.
We got together Toyota, Cisco and Michigan Department of Transportation on an exclusive live webinar to reveal how they are pre-empting this key mandate decision and how they plan to take advantage of new growth opportunities in this space.
Hear how they are preparing for the US mandate here:
1) New GPS-Powered Handlebars Send Texts to Your Bike
Link to article on Mashable:
2) Following ITS Conference in Poland, EU Launches Urban Mobility Project
Link to story on Polskie Radio:
3) World Economic Forum: How Technology Can Make Traveling Smarter and Safer by 2025
Link to article on Silicon Republic:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/xiMDo
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
4) What's the Advertising Value of Transportation Agency Websites?
Link to Talking Transportation blog:
5) Critics Says Big Change to MUTCD Could Put Drivers at Risk
Link to article on The Verge:
6) US DOT Announces 2013 Road Weather Management Stakeholder Meeting Update and Agenda Overview
Link to further information from US DOT:
7) Public Transit Users Demand Digital Services
Link to article in InformationWeek:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/SaHMI
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
8) Many Drivers Frustrated with Virginia DOT's 511 Traffic System
Link to story on WVEC-TV:
9) Do Connected Cars Deserve Our Trust?
Link to article in Connected World:
1) Revenues From ‘Smart Vehicle’ Apps to Rise Ten-Fold by 2017 as Car Manufacturers Embrace New Infotainment Ecosystems
Webcast: Machine Vision – May 30
Today in Transportation History
1863 **150th anniversary** The siege of Port Hudson, Louisiana began during the US Civil War. It lasted 48 days and following the surrender of Confederate forces the Mississippi River was opened to Union navigation.
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