Monday, August 19, 2013

Monday, August 19, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, August 19, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) US Coast Guard Aviators Shop for a Course-Plotting iPad App
Link to article on Nextgov:


2) Study Finds East Germany's Ampelmännchen More Effective at Crosswalks
Link to story on Deutsche Welle:


3) US DOT ITS Joint Program Office ITS Newsletter – August 2013
Link to newsletter:


4) State Sign Shop Helps Keep Maryland Motoring
Link to article in The Baltimore Sun:

5) 'Don't Hit the Car In Front of You' Message on VMS Criticized
Link to article on TheBlaze:


6) A Context Aware Transit Navigator
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


7) GM to Offer Smartphone Wireless Charging in 2014 Cars
Link to Bloomberg article:

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Today in Transportation History    
1913 **100th anniversary** Adolphe Pegoud became the first pilot to parachute from a plane.

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