Monday, June 17, 2013

Monday, June 17, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, June 17, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Prêt à Travailler: Workaholic Holograms
Link to article in Domus:


2) DC Rolling Out Cameras to Catch Oversized Trucks
Link to story on WRC-TV:


3) The Technology on Norwegian's Newest Ship, the Norwegian Breakaway
Link to review on Tnooz:


4) VicRoads Considers Outsourcing Its Data Center
Link to article on iTnews:


5) Pennsylvania DOT Embraces Social Media
Link to article in the Altoona Mirror:


6) Passenger-Rail Executives Cite Barriers to Meeting PTC Deadline
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


7) Virtual 3-D Traffic Sign Makes Debut in Fukuoka, Japan
Link to article in The Asahi Shimbun:

8) FHWA Decides Not to Split MUTCD Into Two Documents
Link to notice in the Federal Register:


9) New Jersey DOT to Install 26 Signs to Enhance 'Move Over' Law
Link to article in the Courier-Post:


10) Seattle-Area Taxis Struggle with New Mobile App Car Services
Link to commentary in The Seattle Times:


11) Making the Most of the App Opportunity, Part II
Link to article on Telematics Update:


12) When Traffic Backs Up on I-95 in Connecticut, Everybody Suffers
Link to article in The Day:


13) How Smart Technology Could Change Public Transit
Link to article from Ryerson University:


14) Ford Boosts Sales of Pricier Cars with Sync, MyFordTouch
Link to Bloomberg article:
Link to news release:

15) GM CEO: The Car is the Next Major Tech Platform
Link to Reuters article:

16) Robots Are Test Driving Your Next Car
Link to article in Popular Mechanics:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Workshop: Provision of EU-Wide Real-Time Traffic Information Services – June 26 - Brussels

Today in Transportation History    
1673 **340th anniversary** French explorers Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette were the first Europeans to begin exploration of the upper Mississippi River.

The Transportation Communications Newsletter is published electronically Monday through Friday. 
To subscribe (for free) or unsubscribe, please contact me at
Become a TCN fan on Facebook and follow on Twitter @TransportComm.

Questions, comments about the TCN?  Please write the editor, Bernie Wagenblast at     

© 2013 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC

No comments: