Friday, December 6, 2013

Friday, December 6, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, December 6, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) New Mobile App Available to Pay Tolls at Detroit-Windsor Tunnel
Link to article in The Windsor Star:


2) Can Smart Signals and Crowdsourcing Clear the Roads?
Link to article in the Toronto Star:


3) How Scientists Put Data to Work for Weather and Transportation
Link to article on VentureBeat:


4) Metro-North is Ordered to Modify Its Signal System
Link to article in The New York Times:
Link to news release:


5) Confusion Over Electronic Ticketing System Forces Closure of Melbourne Rail Station Info Booth
Link to story on 3AW Radio:

6) Mobility Lab Uses Transportation Demand Management to Fight Congestion in the Washington, DC Area
Link to interview on Transportation Radio:


7) GM and the Future of Context-Aware Apps
Link to podcast on Telematics Update:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
I don't think Star Trek: The Next Generation ever did a Christmas episode.  Now, nearly a decade after the show ended, here it is.

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Today in Transportation History    
1958 **55th anniversary** Pioneer 3 was launched.

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