Monday, June 10, 2013

Monday, June 10, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, June 10, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

The Internet of the Automobile is connecting the driver, the car, devices, apps, and data all through location-based, inter-connected networks. Explore the benefits of Big Data in delivering intelligent driving services, creating personalized apps and cloud services in the car, or enhancing it with mobile crowdsourcing to deliver better navigation and driving experiences, and to reduce the individual, economic and environmental toll of traffic congestion across the U.S. and the globe.


1) French Air Traffic Controllers Plan Strike Over Pan-European Plan
Link to article in The New York Times:

2) Canadian Airlines Seek Web-Based Revenue
Link to article in The Globe and Mail:

3) United Airlines' Struggle to Understand How Social Media Works
Link to article from the Chicago Tribune:

4) Articles from Airport Business
 -  Bogotá’s Technologically Advanced New Terminal
 -  The New Technologies Set to Revolutionize the Airport Journey


5) Researchers Say Smart Roads Technology is Coming
Link to article in The Virginian-Pilot:


6) Bill Would Let New Jersey Cops Search Phones After Crashes
Link to article in The Star-Ledger:


7) Cameras Used to Create Video Crosswalk System in Cologne, Germany
Link to article in Vision Systems Design:


8) 'Dumb Ways to Die' Ad Top Contender for Cannes Award
Link to article in USA Today:


9) Cloud Technology Deployed to Make Railway Crossings Safer
Link to story on WXXI Radio:


10) Carmakers Offer Free Telematics in Buyer Battle
Link to article on The Detroit Bureau:


11) Bus Information System on the Blink in Mysore
Link to article in The Times of India:


12) Drone Research Could Aid Atlanta Traffic Management
Link to story on WXIA-TV:

13) New Honolulu Traffic Management Center to Be Nerve Central
Link to story on KITV-TV:

14) Comprehensive Plans on Anvil to Ease Mangalore's Traffic Snarl
Link to article in The Times of India:

15) Israel's IDF Radio to Carry Waze Traffic Reports
Link to article on Globes:

16) Google Close to Acquiring Waze
Link to article in The New York Times:

17) Karachi's Traffic Cameras Being Placed Under Central Surveillance System
Link to article in the Pakistan Observer:


18) That's Infotainment: Meet the Brains Behind Your Car's Touchscreen
Link to article on Automobile:

19) Improving Car Safety with Low-Light, High-Speed Cameras
Link to article from SPIE:

News Releases

 -  Request for Information – Multi-State Traffic Monitoring: Volume and Origin-Destination Data – I-95 Corridor Coalition
 -  Article Comments Sought - CAGFP: Context Aware Geocast Forwarding Protocol for Inter-Vehicle Communication – Urmia University

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Today in Transportation History    
1918 **95th anniversary** The Austro-Hungarian Navy battleship, SMS Szent István, was sunk by an Italian Motor Torpedo Boat

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