Monday, December 23, 2013

Monday, December 23, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, December 23, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Flights of Fancy: Inside the Intense World of Virtual Pilots
Link to article in The Washington Post:


2) Smartphone App Transforms Bicycles into Electric-Hybrid Vehicles
Link to AP article:


3) Free Rides: Booze Brands Align with Transportation Apps
Link to article in Advertising Age:


4) Odds of Hitting a Red Light in Utah? Just 1-in-4
Link to article in The Salt Lake Tribune:


5) Virginia DOT Uses New Technology to Make Afton Mountain Safer
Link to story on WVIR-TV:

6) 'Humber Bridge Updates' App Offers Live Traffic Information
Link to article in the Hull Daily Mail:


7) CES 2014 Will Showcase the Near Future of Driving
Link to article on CNET:

8) Mercedes-Benz Partners with Pebble for Smart Watch App
Link to article in Automobile:

9) Why the Meta Manager Matters for the Connected Car
Link to report from GigaOM:

10) Self-Driving Cars and the Future of Robotic Automotives
Link to video from Wired UK:

News Releases

 -  Call for Abstracts – Western States Rural Transportation Technology Implementers Forum

Upcoming Events
Connected Vehicle Planning and Policy Stakeholder Workshop – January 16

Today in Transportation History    
1968 **45th anniversary** The crew members of the USS Pueblo were released by North Korea.

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