Thursday, December 26, 2013

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, December 26, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Leveraging Type B Messaging: The Hidden Potential for the Aviation Industry
Link to blog from ARINC:


2) Security isn't Only Use for Cameras in Houston Area
Link to column in the Houston Chronicle:


3) Senior Transportation Services in Montgomery County, Texas Benefit from New Software, Tablets
Link to article in The Villager:


4) Indore, India Traffic Police Making Short Films to Create Awareness of Traffic Rules
Link to article in DNA:


5) Gett Reveals New Look, App and Delivery Service as It Prepares to Do Battle with Uber
Link to article on TechCrunch:


6) Raleigh, North Carolina in Final Stages of Synching Signals, Adding Cameras
Link to story on WRAL-TV:

7) Newport News and Hampton, Virginia Tackle Traffic Snarls with Smarter Signals
Link to article in the Daily Press:

8) Macomb County, Michigan Opens New Communications Technology Center
Link to article in Advisor & Source:
Link to news release:

9) IBM Smarter Cities Initiative: Using Big Data for Better Traffic Flow
Link to blog on Silicon Angle:


10) Technology Fuels New Police Cruiser in New York City
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

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Today in Transportation History    
1913 **100th anniversary** Train service began at Detroit's Michigan Central Station.

1943 **70th anniversary** The German battleship Scharnhorst was sunk in the Battle of North Cape.

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