Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

Making Roads Work Smarter: Data Behind Planning, Safer Roads & Emergency Response
INRIX XD™ Traffic provides a look at the next generation of urban mobility, a new system and new way of understanding traffic on a granular level with increased quality and coverage of the road network. This means traffic, incident, and alert data on ramps, primary and secondary arterials, and roads currently under served by existing technologies. 

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1) Implementing Effective Airport Marketing Approaches to Tenants and the Community
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


2) Most Vandalized Honolulu Traffic Cameras Back Online
Link to article in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser:


3) Once Pilloried Apple Maps Gets the Last Laugh
Link to article in Computerworld:


4) 'Smart' Road Barriers, Which Alert Authorities to Crashes, Being Trialed in South Australia
Link to article in The Advertiser:


5) MIT Big Data Initiative Launches Transportation Challenge, Privacy Working Group


6) Telematics Munich 2013: Day Two
Link to article on Telematics Update:


7) Calgary Transit Eyes Pay-By-Phone Option
Link to article in Metro Calgary:


8) Electronic Snow Alerts Expand Beyond Phones in Spokane, Washington
Link to story on KREM-TV:
Link to news release:

9) Profile of Peter Shields, Executive Producer of News 12 Traffic and Weather
Link to article from St. John's University:


10) Ford Doesn't Plan to Move Toward Online Sales
Link to blog in The Wall Street Journal:

11) University of South Florida's CUTR Introducing New Automated Vehicle Institute
Link to article in the Tampa Bay Business Journal:

12) Move Over Laptops; Touchpads Are on the Rise in Cars
Link to blog on

News Releases

 -  Call for Abstracts – 2014 National Rural ITS Conference

Upcoming Events
T3 Webinar: Learn from the Experts: Open Data Policy Guidelines for Transit – Maximizing Real-Time and Schedule Data Use and Investments – December 5

Today in Transportation History    
1956 The US Supreme Court rules that bus segregation is unconstitutional.

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