Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) RideScout App Highlights All Transportation Options Around Washington, DC
Link to story on WTOP Radio:

2) Traffic Technology International – January 2014
Link to magazine:


3) Getting the Gifts to the Holiday Takes Transportation
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


4) New York Thruway Uses Doppler Radar-Enhanced LED Signs to Alert Wrong-Way Drivers
Link to article in The Journal News
Link to news release:


5) Union Ousted from Metro-North Crash Probe for Public Statements
Link to article in Politico:

6) Canadian Government Seeks Data on Transportation of Dangerous Goods Throughout Country
Link to article in the Toronto Star:


7) New Transit App for Shanghai
Link to article on Global Times:

8) Interactive Windows Could Connect Bus Riders with History
Link to article in Fast Company:


9) Uganda Road Users to Crowdsource Traffic Information in Real-Time with Roadconexion
Link to article in PC Tech:


10) Some 'Buzz Kill' for In-Vehicle Technology Desire?
Link to article in Fleet Owner:
Link to news release:

11) Updating Automotive Electronic Control Units Over-the-Air
Link to article on EET Asia:

12) Q&A: GSMA on Smart Cities and Connected Cars
Link to interview on Telematics Update:

News Releases

Job Postings
 -  Transportation Specialist – FHWA – Washington, DC

Upcoming Events
Nepal National Conference on Road Safety – January 5 – Kathmandu, Nepal

Today in Transportation History    
1918 **95th anniversary** President Woodrow Wilson departed New York aboard the George Washington.  He was the first sitting US president to travel to Europe.

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