Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Bird Radar at Sea-Tac Airport Paying Off After Years of Testing
Link to story on KING-TV:
2) College Football Fans Get Warm Welcome at Airports
Link to article in USA Today:
BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS
3) Toronto Study Shows Countdown Signals May Increase Injuries
Link to Metroland News Service article:
4) Sensor-Packing SeeSense Bike Lights Adapt to Lighting and Traffic Conditions
Link to article on Gizmag:
5) Google Maps for iOS Gets Faster Access to Navigation, Route and Traffic Overview
Link to article on The Next Web:
6) New Frequent Transit Map Makes Navigating Baltimore Easier
Link to Greater Greater Washington blog:
GPS / NAVIGATION
7) GPS Accuracy Still Not Good Enough for Emergencies
Link to article in GCN:
8) ITS World Congress Opens in Tokyo
Link to articles in The Japan Times:
9) US DOT's ITS Joint Program Office Posts 2015-2019 Strategic Planning Stakeholder Webinar Recordings
Link to further information:
10) Thinking Cities: What Does It Mean for ITS?
Link to podcast:
11) Thinking Aloud at the ITS World Congress Podcasts
Link to podcasts:
12) Making the Connection: Advancing Traffic Incident Management in Transportation Planning
Link to primer:
13) Public Meeting on Connected Vehicle Applications for Speed Harmonization with Queue Warning to be Webinar-Only Event
Link to notice from US DOT:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
14) State DOTs Expand Use of Social Media But Implementation Challenges Remain
Link to Talking Transportation blog:
TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT
15) Boston's Transportation 'War Room'
Link to article in Commonwealth:
16) British Columbia Traffic Management Center Wins Building Award
Link to article in the Journal of Commerce:
17) FindMyWay Brings Public Transport Info to South Africa Commuters' Mobile Phones
Link to article on Ventureburn:
18) Will the Connected Car Leave the Smartphone in the Dust?
Link to article in Wireless Week:
19) Texas Instruments Chips to Work with Cameras, Sensors to Make Cars Safer, Smarter
Link to article in The Dallas Morning News:
- Request for Proposals - Operation of the Hudson Valley Transportation Management Center – New York State DOT
- Presolicitation Notice – ITS Joint Program Office's Program Integration and Project Management Support Services - FHWA
Alabama DOT Small Business Enterprise Conference – October 28-30 – Mobile, Alabama
Today in Transportation History
1913 *100th anniversary* The British battleship HMS Queen Elizabeth was launched in Portsmouth.
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