Monday, October 7, 2013

Monday, October 7, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, October 7, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) GPS and Number Plates to be Added to Venice's Gondolas After Tourist Killed in Crash with Water Taxi
Link to article in The Independent:


2) Experiencing the Future of Transportation at Ceatec 2013
Link to article on CNET:

3) The Next Wave of Urban Transportation Innovation is Upon Us
Link to article in The Washington Post:


4) Amtrak's 'Track a Train' – There's No App for That
Link to article in the Triangle Business Journal:


5) Toronto's Advertising Companies Push Hard for Digital Billboards
Link to article in the Toronto Star:


6) Charlotte, North Carolina Airport to Add Signs After Car Search Complaints
Link to story on WCNC-TV:

7) Indian Government Mulls Setting Up Agency for Road Safety Management
Link to Press Trust of India article:

8) Distracted Driving: Organizations Work to Inform Motorists About Peril of Taking Eyes Off the Road
Link to article in The Daily News Journal:


9) Building 'Traffic Pakistan' and the Problem with Start-Ups
Link to blog in The Express Tribune:


10) Central Ohio Transit Authority Users Will Get GPS Updates on Buses
Link to article in The Columbus Dispatch:

11) Google Glass Adds Transit Directions
Link to blog from Google:


12) Staffing at Kansas City Traffic Management Center is Faulted
Link to article in The Kansas City Star:


13) General Motors on Track to Sell Self-Driving Cars
Link to story on CNBC:

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Today in Transportation History    
1913 **100th anniversary** The first moving assembly line was started by the Ford Motor Company in Highland Park, Michigan.

1963 **50th anniversary** The first Learjet took flight in Wichita, Kansas.

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