Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Boingo Tests Next-Gen Network at O'Hare Airport, But What Does It Mean for Travelers?
Link to article on Tnooz:

2) What It Takes to Connect Passengers During a Transatlantic Flight
Link to article and video on Tnooz:


3) TomTom Inks New In-Car Navigation Deals with Ford, Renault and Sony
Link to article on Engadget:


4) Ohio Man Who Confessed to Fatal DUI Crash Faces Court
Link to AP article:

5) Public Often Ignores Officially Designated Names
Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

6) SunGuide Disseminator – September 2013
Link to newsletter from Florida DOT:


7) Utah Air Alerts Seem to Spur – Not Curb – Driving
Link to article in The Salt Lake Tribune:

8) Ohio Governor Pulls Contract Request for Ohio DOT PR Firm
Link to article in The Columbus Dispatch:


9) Waterloo, Ontario Seeking More Disclosure on Railway Contents Passing Through
Link to article in the Waterloo Region Record:


10) New York State DOT Says 'No' to Memorial Signs
Link to story on WHEC-TV:


11) Selling Telematics to Car Dealers
Link to article on Telematics Update:

12) Addressing Drivers' Telematics Concerns Key to Cashing In on 'Latent Demand'
Link to article on Property Casualty 360°:


13) Philadelphia Hackathon for Transit Apps Coming Soon
Link to article in the Philadelphia Business Journal:

14) Zambia Government Says Public Transport Bus Color Must Change in Two Weeks
Link to article on Zambia Reports:

15) DC-Area Transit Agencies Must Improve Service Through Technology
Link to blog from Mobility Lab:


16) Virginia DOT Changes How It Measures Bridge-Tunnel Backups
Link to article in The Virginian-Pilot:


17) Japan No Longer Gung-Ho on Vehicle-to-Infra Alone
Link to article in EE Times:

18) How Ford Became One of the Leaders in Social Media
Link to story on Bloomberg TV:

19) Daimler CEO Not Afraid of Non-Traditional Competition
Link to article in automotiveIT:

20) Infotainment Technology Transforms Automotive Business
Link to article in Manufacturers' Monthly:

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Today in Transportation History    
1813 **200th anniversary** The US Navy defeated the British Navy in the Battle of Lake Erie.

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