Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, June 12, 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) EU Nations Battle Over Air Traffic Control Plans
Link to AP article:

2) Emirates Airline to Open World's First Indoor Aviation-Themed Attraction
Link to article in Arabian Business:
Link to news release:


3) San Francisco Considers Charging Driver to Enter or Leave Downtown
Link to story on KQED Radio:


4) Jeep GPS Purposely Gets Drivers Lost to Take Them Into Nature
Link to article on PSFK:


5) The Consumerization of Mobility
Link to Terranautix blog:


6) Waze Give Location Industry a Lesson in How to Create Value
Link to Strategy Analytics blog:


7) Sensors Help Los Angeles Create Demand-Based Parking Pricing
Link to article in Government Technology:


8) Signal Upgrade Could Cut Rail Journey Times in UK, But Union Threatens Strike Over Job Cuts
Link to article in The Daily Telegraph:


9) Green and Yellow Traffic Cones Trialed in UK
Link to article on The Construction Index:


10) New Study Sounds Alarm About Distracted Driving
Link to story on CNBC:

11) Ford Taps Programs, In-Car Technology to Aid Teen Driving
Link to article in Autoweek:


12) Bomb Threats Test Evacuation Plans for Georgia Road and Tollway Authority
Link to story on WSB Radio:

13) Detailed, Timely Traffic Info with TPEG
Link to article in Radio World:

14) Lagos, Nigeria to Deploy High-Tech Traffic Software
Link to article on P.M. News:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Connected and Self-Drive Vehicles Symposium – June 17-18 – Piscataway, New Jersey

Today in Transportation History    
1913 **100th anniversary** The two and a half mile long Collins Bridge, connecting Miami Beach to the mainland, was opened.

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