Friday, January 17, 2014

Friday, January 17, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, January 17, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Baltimore Councilman Mulls Subpoena for Secret Traffic Camera Audit
Link to story on WBFF-TV:


2) Ports of Tacoma and Seattle Agree to Share Information
Link to article in The Seattle Times:


3) Delaware's License Plates: Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder
Link to article in the Cape Gazette:

4) App Gives Police Access to Oft-Used Info, Unclogging 911 Dispatch Centers
Link to article in Government Computer News:
Link to further information:


5) Edmonton to Use GPS, Cameras to Tag Parking Scofflaws
Link to CBC News story:


6) New York State DOT Opens I-81 Outreach Center in Syracuse
Link to article in The Citizen:


7) New Blacksburg Transit Mobile App in the Works
Link to story on WSLS-TV:


8) On Anniversary of 9/11, Other Agencies Were Left in Dark on Port Authority Lane Closures to George Washington Bridge
Link to article in The Record:

9) New System to Monitor Traffic in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
Link to article in El Nuevo Dia:
Link to site:


10) Motorist Cleared in Landmark Google Glass Case
Link to story on Sky News:

11) How We'll Interact with Our Cars in the Future
Link to article on Quartz:

News Releases

Job Posting
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Today in Transportation History    
1524 **490th anniversary** Giovanni da Verrazano left Madeira, Spain en route to exploring the New World.

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