Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Researchers to Study Impact of New DC Traffic Cameras on Safety
Link to story on WAMU Radio:


2) Google Maps Launches Airports and Railway Stations Feature
Link to article in The Telegraph:


3) Technology Renders Costly Nevada Freeway Traffic Signs Obsolete
Link to story on KSNV-TV:

4) Variable Message Signs to Be Deployed in Bangalore
Link to article in the Deccan Chronicle:


5) Port Authority Acknowledges Poor Communication with Unannounced Lane Closings at George Washington Bridge
Link to article in The Record:


6) Calgary Transit Expects Real-Time Bus-Location App by Late 2014
Link to article in Metro:

7) DC Metro Pollutes Alerts with Ads
Link to Greater Greater Washington blog:


8) Toronto Researcher Wants to Make Traffic Lights Smarter
Link to article on Torontoist:

9) Drivers in Kenya to Get Rush-Hour Help from Text Messages
Link to UPI article:


10) Automakers Named in HD Radio Patent Suits
Link to article in Radio World:

11) The Next Step in In-Vehicle Infotainment: Distracting the Passenger
Link to article on Telematics Update:

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