Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Greyhound to Add Wi-Fi, Entertainment Systems on Buses
Link to AP article:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/KyV06


2) Iowa Officials: No Ticket if Governor's SUV Speeds Past Traffic Cameras
Link to story on KCCI-TV:


3) Two More Boston Transit Maps Help Clarify the Chaos
Link to blog on BostInno:

4) Track Transportation Projects with the San Francisco County Transportation Authority's New 'MyStreetsSF' Map
Link to Streetsblog San Francisco:


5) Environmental Group Pushes Port of Vancouver on Safety Information
Link to article in The Columbian:

6) TSA Blacks Out 'Mission' of $56 Million Sole-Source Contract Without Cause
Link to article on Nextgov:


7) Is Ridesharing the Future of Public Transit Systems, or the Failure of Them?
Link to blog on KPCC Radio:


8) The Future of Aftermarket Telematics
Link to article on Telematics Update:


9) Smartphone App Will Allow Paperless Transit Tickets in Texas Cities
Link to article in the Star-Telegram:

10) Autism Ads Raise Ire, Pulled Off Seattle Buses
Link to article in The Seattle Times:


11) Australian Traffic Network Launches Real-Time National Traffic Website
Link to article on radioinfo:

12) Who is @WSDOT_traffic? Meet the People Who Make Your Commute Better
Link to story on KOMO News:

13) Travel App Finds More Efficient Travel Choice
Link to article on PhysOrg:

14) How to Really Outsmart Traffic
Link to blog from Nokia:

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Today in Transportation History    
1918 **95th anniversary** The deadliest train wreck in US history took place near Nashville, Tennessee.  The crash killed 101 people.

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