Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Tuesday, August 27, 2013


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Signposts Along Indian Roads a Pedestrian Woe
Link to article in The Times of India:


2) Port of Cork First in Ireland for Sea-Fi Network
Link to article in Irish Trucker:

3) Vessel Traffic System, Buoys Eyed for Cebu, Philippines Port in Wake of Mishap
Link to article from the Cebu Daily News:


4) Top Transportation Technologies for Urban Dwellers
Link to article on CNET:


5) New App Speeds Valet Parking In DC
Link to story on WTOP Radio:


6) University of North Texas Tests Social Media App to Promote Sober Driving
Link to article in the Star-Telegram:

7) Stop Touching the Smartphone and You Stop Distracted Driving Fatalities
Link to blog from Strategy Analytics:


8) Portland, Oregon Becomes First US City Allowing Riders to Buy Transit Tickets with a Smartphone
Link to article on GeekWire:

9) New York MTA App Quest Contest Leads to Transit-Friendly Apps
Link to article in the Daily News:

10) Tallinn Public Transit Bans Campaign Ads
Link to story on Estonian Public Broadcasting:

11) For Voice of New York City Straphangers, a Journey Without Stops
Link to article in The New York Times:

12) Transit Wireless Plans to Bring Wi-Fi to New York City Subways
Link to video on Bloomberg:


13) UK Competition Watchdog to Probe Google Waze Acquisition
Link to article in The Telegraph:

14) Integrated Corridor Management Project in Dallas Aims to Ease Traffic Congestion
Link to article in Governing:

15) Call for “Traffic Light” Information System on Overcrowded UK Rail Services
Link to article on Public Sector Travel:

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