Friday, October 4, 2013

Friday, October 4, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 4, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) European Air-Traffic Controllers Call Off October 10 Strike
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2) Tanzania Advised to Install ITS to Ease Dar es Salaam Traffic Jams
Link to article from The Guardian:

3) India and Japan Sign ICT Agreement Which Includes ITS
Link to article in FutureGov:


4) TIDE (Transport Innovation Deployment for Europe) Newsletter – October 2013
Link to newsletter:


5) The Parking Revolution Will be Digitized
Link to article in Government Technology:


6) Extending the Service Life of Pavement Markings: Iowa Applies Innovation and Technology to Reduce Costs, Increase Safety
Link to article from the Transportation Research Board:


7) Chicago Transit Authority Moves Ahead on Upgrading Subway Wireless to 4G
Link to article in the Chicago Sun-Times:
Link to news release:

8) Coming to Manhattan: Finding Your Bus by Phone
Link to article on Transportation Nation:

9) Delaware County (Pennsylvania) Transportation Management Association Creates Travel Instruction Video for People with Disabilities
Link to video:


10) Indonesian Police Launch Tablet-Based Traffic Management
Link to article in The Jakarta Post:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
A time-lapse video shows what happened when a ship broke loose from its moorings in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Upcoming Events
Workshop & Webinar: Connected Vehicle Applications for Speed Harmonization with Queue Warning – October 22-23 – Romulus, Michigan

Today in Transportation History    
1983 **30th anniversary** Richard Noble set a land-speed record of 633.468 mph (1,019.47 kmh).

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