Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Air Canada to Unveil Wireless In-Flight Entertainment System with Rouge Launch
Link to article in the Financial Post:

2) Routehappy Unveils Report Card for In-Flight Wi-Fi
Link to column in USA Today:


3) San Francisco MTA Tests Bike/Ped Wayfinding Signs During America's Cup
Link to San Francisco Streetsblog:


4) MBTA Map Designer Says Playstation Video Game Used His Image Without Asking
Link to article in Boston:


5) Smart Road Technologies Workshop Urges Development of Transportation Systems in Oman
Link to article in Muscat Daily:

6) Smart Technology 'Readdresses' Emirate of Abu Dhabi
Link to article on AMEinfo:

7) Intelligent Transport Corridors
Traffic flows between Helsinki and St. Petersburg being developed with cross-border IT solutions.
Link to article in VTT Impulse:


8) Lawmaker Relents: Bay Bridge Task Force Won't Be Exempted from California Open-Government Laws
Link to Bay Area News Group article:


9) Everybody Press Record: Navigating the Influx of Media Evidence
Link to article in Law Enforcement Technology:


10) Designing In-Vehicle Infotainment for the Non-Premium Car Owner
Link to interview on Telematics Update:


11) FBI's Bus Ads in Seattle Area Taken Down Over Muslim/Terrorist Stereotyping
Link to article in The Seattle Times:

12) US Army, West Point Vet Easing Transportation Headaches with App
Link to story on ABC News:


13) New CCTV Control Center Opens in York, England
Link to BBC News story:

14) Chesapeake, Virginia to Install Cameras and Road Sensors to Improve Traffic
Link to story on WVEC-TV:


15) Pandora Hits 2.5 Million In-Car Activations, Quadruple Last Year's Mark
Link to article on CNET:

16) Car-Sharing Grows with Fewer Strings Attached
Link to article in The New York Times:

17) Livio Launches Two New In-Vehicle Products for Traffic, Deals
Link to article on MLive:

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