Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Pennsylvania DOT May Be First Agency in State to Deploy Drones
Link to article in The Patriot-News:

2) Real Estate Agents Using Drones to Showcase Properties
Link to story on KABC-TV:

3) Merchandise, Mobile and Other Elements on the Airline Digital Wishlist
Link to article on Tnooz:


4) New Jersey Red-Light Cameras Ensnaring Motorists with Quick Yellow Lights, Lawmaker Says
Link to article in The Star-Ledger:


5) Improving Your Commute, One (Smarter) City at a Time
Link to commentary from IBM:


6) Faster Broadband Coming to Planes, Trains and Ships as UK Eyes Spectrum Changes
Link to article on ZDNet:


7) West Virginia DMV Agrees to Offer Redaction Option for Residency Requirements
Link to story on HuntingtonNews.net:

8) Talking Transportation Connections: Four Tips for Growing Social Media Audiences
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


9) Tokyo to Replace Romanized Japanese with English on Traffic Signboards for Tourists
Link to article in The Asahi Shimbun:


10) Abu Dhabi Traffic Safety Campaign Reaches Out to Over 3 Million
Link to article in The National:

11) Three Reasons Smartphones Aren't Ready to Replace Police Radios
Link to article in GCN:


12) From Pay-per-Click to Pay-per-Drive
Link to article on Telematics Update:


13) Include Public in Chicago-Area Transit Reforms, Panel Urged
Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:

14) Verizon to Get On Board New York City Subways
Link to article on CNET:

15) Tweets Let Riders Express Rage at Long Island Rail Road Delays
Link to editorial in The New York Times:


16) Google Maps Adds Waze Traffic Reports
Link to article on CNET:


17) Smart Driving Cars – August 20
Link to newsletter:

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