Monday, December 2, 2013

Monday, December 2, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, December 2, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) US Tells Airlines to Notify China Before Flying in New Air-Defense Zone
Link to Bloomberg article:


2) At the New School's New Building, a Sign Isn't Just a Sign
Link to article in The New York Times:


3) Five-Year Snapshot in Tacoma, Washington: Red-Light Cameras Cut Wrecks
Link to article in The News Tribune:

4) Map Shows Every DC Traffic-Enforcement Camera
Link to article on InTheCapital:


5) ITS New Jersey to Hold Annual Meeting December 16
Link to story on Transportation Radio:


6) Latest Issue of Mobility Lab Express
Link to newsletter:


7) Secret Weapon in Mall Battle: Parking Apps
Link to article in The New York Times:


8) US DOT Meets Executive Order, Opens Data for Public Use
Link to US DOT's Fast Lane blog:


9) CN Rail to Invest $10 Million for Monitoring Technology as Part of Safety Effort
Link to article in The Gazette:
Link to news release:


10) Columbus, Ohio Likely Won't Ban Protest Signs Over I-71
Link to article in The Columbus Dispatch:

11) Major Upgrade Planned for Directional Signage in Atlantic City, New Jersey
Link to article in The Press of Atlantic City:

12) Added Visibility Comes to I-5 Express Lanes in Washington State
Link to blog from WSDOT:


13) Overuse, False Alarms Threaten Impact of Amber Alert
Link to article in the Santa Fe New Mexican:

14) Safe Commuting in Philippines? There's an App for That
Link to article on Tech in Asia:
Link to story on ABS-CBN: (in Filipino)


15) High-Tech Signal System Helps Speed Traffic in New Jersey's Meadowlands
Link to article in The Record:

16) Pandora-Like News Radio App Will Have Hyperlocal Traffic Reports for Chicago Area
Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:
Link to additional information on HearHere Radio:

17) Burlington County Bridge Commission Sends Alerts to Warn of Drawbridge Lifts
Link to article in The Philadelphia Inquirer:


18) Volvo to Launch World's First Large-Scale Self-Driving Car Test
Link to article in Autocar:
Link to news release:

19) How Analytics Helped Ford Turn Its Fortunes
Link to article in Computerworld:

20) 'Automatic' Connects Your iPhone to Your Car to Make You a Smarter Driver
Link to review on The Mac Observer:

21) ITS Podcast: Daimler and KIT Berta Benz Route Autonomous Drive
Link to podcast from IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society:

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