Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Airports Are the Next Big Battleground in the Sharing Economy
Link to article in Forbes:


2) Greyhound Rolls Out Streaming Movies and Music for Passengers
Link to article in The New York Times:


3) Europe Permits Free Access to Sentinel Earth Observation Data
Link to article on Space News:


4) New Irish Maritime Administration to Be Created
Link to article in Waypoint AirMed & Rescue Magazine:

5) BBC World News Launches on Commercial Maritime Vessels
Link to article in The Maritime Executive:


6) Is @Transport the Way Forward?
Link to blog in the National Journal:


7) Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Takes Blame for I-75/71 Jam; Working to Improve Communications
Link to article in The Cincinnati Enquirer:

8) 'I'm Stuck' App Helps Delayed Commuters Stick It to Politicians
Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:

9) Crowdfunded Freedom of Information Act Machine Could Simplify Data Requests
Link to article in Government Technology:


10) Articles from Latest Issue of Future Rail
 -  New Technologies Could Improve Crossing Safety
 -  Deutsche Bahn Testing Drone to Tackle Graffitists

11) Unequal Pay for New York Penn Station Dispatchers
Link to article in the New York Post:

12) Amtrak Video Ensures General Climate of Fear
Link to column in the Nelson Mail:

13) American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association Produces Video to Commemorate Centennial
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


14) Police Want 'Soft' Traffic Opening of Bridge Connecting Maine and New Hampshire
Link to article in the Portsmouth Herald:


15) Roswell, Georgia Tries New Method of Catching Red-Light Runners
Link to article in the Revue & News:

16) Michigan DOT Must Revise Safety Campaign
Newspapers says displaying traffic fatalities on electronic signs is distracting.
Link to editorial in the Times Herald:


17) Gamification and Telematics
Link to article on Telematics Update:


18) Report: Transit Ticketing via Smartphone Will Triple in Next Five Years
Link to article in Wired:

19) Interactive Totems Providing Access to Transit Schedules in Milan
Link to article on Digital Signage Connection:

20) Maryland Transit Administration Seeks Advertising Agencies
Link to article in the Baltimore Business Journal:


21) Cape Cod Traffic Plan in Place for Hurricane Season
Link to article in The Republican:

22) Study: No Exact Way to Measure Port of Entry Wait Times
Link to story on KOLD-TV:

23) Kern County, California 511 Lets You Plan Your Trips
Link to story on KERN Radio:


24) Software Experts Attack Cars, to Release Code as Hackers Meet
Link to Reuters article:

25) Technology Will Make or Break Oregon's Mileage Tracking Program
Link to article in Government Technology:

26) iCar Dream Downsizes to Dashboards as Apple Takes on Foes
Link to Bloomberg article:

27) Calling All 'Codaholics': Automakers Vie for Tech Talent
Link to Reuters article:

28) How Mercedes-Benz R&D is Using Google Glass
Link to article in the Silicon Valley Business Journal:

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Today in Transportation History    
1863 **150th anniversary** Henry Ford was born in Greenfield Township, Michigan.

1978 **35th anniversary** Okinawa switches from driving on the right to driving on the left.

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