Thursday, August 29, 2013

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, August 29, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

Telematics for Fleet Management USA 2013 (November 20-21, Atlanta, GA) will discuss how to engage cross industry partners as consolidation and new technologies drastically change the landscape of fleet telematics.

Expert speakers confirmed include Donlen, Penske, Ryder, Daimler, Volvo, Telogis, Garmin, PeopleNet and FMCSA to name a few. The event will feature 200+ delegates, 30+ senior level speakers, 25+ business focused sessions, and 20+ hours of networking.

Key topics include ELD regulation, standardized platforms and data sets, green vehicles, autonomous freight, commercial insurance and key business model and service options to stay relevant in the changing market.
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1) Maine's Norridgewock Airport Imperiled By Radio-Frequency Jamming, Police Say
Link to article in the Morning Sentinel:

2) Los Angeles World Airports to Focus on New Marketing Campaigns for Ontario Airport
Link to article in the Daily Bulletin:

3) National Geographic Channel Program to Feature Behind Scenes Look at Dubai Airport
Link to article in the Khaleej Times:


4) Study: One in Five High School Students Using Digital Devices While Crossing Street
Link to article on Transportation Nation:

5) Chicago DOT Launches New Online Clearinghouse: 'Complete Streets Chicago'
Link to Streetsblog Chicago:


6) Auto Rickshaws in Chennai to Be Fitted with GPS, Panic Button
Link to article in The Times of India:

7) Golf Courses Take Note: Use GPS to Curb Slow Play
Link to article in Golf Digest:


8) How to Unjam Traffic: It's Not the Car That Matters. It's the Way You Use It.
Link to article in Slate:


9) Parking App Allows Citizens to Issue Disabled Parking Violation Tickets
Link to story on KWCH-TV:


10) North Carolina DOT Creates Lesson Plan on Walking, Biking Safety
Link to story on the North Carolina News Network:


11) Michigan Amtrak Trains to Get Wi-Fi Thanks to $1 Million in MDOT Funds
Link to article on MLive:


12) Text a Driver in New Jersey, and You Could See Your Day in Court
Link to story on CNN:


13) The Future of Social Transportation: Bandwagon is Helping You Share Cab Rides
Link to article in Fast Company:


14) Pro-Palestine Bus Ads Spark Debate in Vancouver, British Columbia
Link to story on CTV:


15) Honda Touts Technology to Cut Pedestrian, Motorcycle Deaths
Link to article in The Detroit News:

16) US DOT Posts Final Agenda for ITS Connected Vehicle Public Meeting
Link to agenda:

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