Friday, November 29, 2013

Friday, November 29, 2013


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, November 29, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

TCN Fundraiser Concludes

Yesterday was Thanksgiving here in the US.  Among the things I'm thankful for is each one of the readers of the TCN.  You are among 7,700+ readers from around the world that I have the privilege of sharing news and information with each weekday.  In turn, you give me valuable feedback and help spread the word about the TCN.  Today is the final day of my November fundraiser.  If you would like to help support the newsletter please see below how you can contribute.  Thank you for all of your support in whatever form in comes!


FREIGHT

1) Self-Driving Planes, Trains, Trucks Will Lead Supply Chain Redesign
Link to blog in the Commercial Carrier Journal:

2) DOROTHY: European Best Practices in City Logistics
Link to further information from Kiyunsis:

PARKING

3) New Technology to Assist Truckers in Finding Parking in Michigan
Link to article in the Battle Creek Enquirer:

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

4) Training Millions of Traffic Incident Management Responders
Link to article in Public Roads:

TRANSIT

5) Pilot Program Provides Free Wi-Fi on Nevada's RTC Buses
Link to article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/27aaki

VEHICLES

6) Auto Safety Initiative Seeks to Reduce Driver Errors
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:

7) Human-Machine Interface Design for the Complex Connected Vehicle
Link to article on Telematics Update:

WEATHER

8) Project Tests Car Wiper Systems to Provide Data on Rainfall Intensity
Link to UPI article:
Link to further information: http://goo.gl/cg5UWN


News Releases


TCN Contributions
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Friday Bonus
Usually bridges come to mind when you think of transportation works-of-art, but these tunnels prove some digging can result in pretty spectacular infrastructure.


Upcoming Events
Webinar: Travel Smart with Real-Time Traffic Information Built on Google Maps – December 12


Today in Transportation History    
1963 **50th anniversary** One of the worst air disasters in Canadian history took place when a Trans Canada DC-8F crashed in Ste-Thérèse de Blainville, Quebec.  There were 118 deaths.

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