Monday, January 20, 2014

Monday, January 20, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, January 20, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

Traffic Analytics That Provides Minute-by-Minute Data Visualization, Volume Data and User Delay Costs:  New with INRIX Analytics

INRIX Analytics has new features that allow for more granular visualizations of our historical archived data, improved user-friendly access to analytics, and a completely new User Cost of Delay module, including a database of nationwide traffic volume.  Join our webinar to learn more and find out how you can participate in the INRIX Analytics Trial Program.
Register for the INRIX Analytics Webinar: January 23, 2014 @ 2:00 pm PST.


1) Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Poised to Sell Lottery Tickets on iPads at Airport Gates
Link to article in the Star Tribune:


2) Smile, Rhode Island – You're On Surveillance Video
Link to article in The Providence Journal:

3) Cameras Will Capture Every License Plate that Comes Into Lookout Mountain in Georgia and Tennessee
Link to article in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:

4) Upgraded E-ZPass Toll Cameras Installed in New Hampshire
Link to article in Foster's Daily Democrat:


5) Journalism Professor Says FAA Drone Rules Hurt Reporting
Link to interview on Here & Now on WBUR Radio:


6) New Online Map Tracks Washington State Transportation Spending
Link to article in The Daily News:

7) Ohio Private Police Exempt from Records Law
Link to AP article:


8) Canada and US to Share Real-Time Border-Crossing Information
Link to article in Government Security News:


9) Smartphone Real-Time Bus Locator Apps Are Coming to Halifax
Link to article in The Coast:


10) Australian Capital Territory Government Plans for High-Tech Traffic System Revealed
Link to article in The Canberra Times:

11) Anchorage, Alaska Uses Technology to Keep Traffic Moving
Link to story on KTBY-TV:

12) Interview with New York City Helicopter Traffic Reporter Tom Kaminski
Link to story on Cranford Radio:


13) The Smartest Cars Will Need 5G, Ericsson Says
Link to IDG News Service article:

14) New Car Technology Could Slash Your Commute Time
Link to article in the Daily News:

15) In-Car Privacy: What the Auto Industry Can Do Now
Link to editorial in Automotive News:

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