Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) US DOT Offers Transportation Professionals, Students Free Online Resource to Learn More about ITS
Link to further information:


2) China's High-Speed Trains Will Soon Receive Wi-Fi
Link to article in the South China Morning Post:

3) UK's Network Rail Plans to Rollout High-Speed Broadband on Busiest Parts of Lines
Link to article in Future Rail:

4) Gil Reid and the Art of the Amtrak Calendar
Link to Amtrak History Blog:


5) Virginia DOT Gets High-Tech in Mission to Clear Snowy Roads
Link to story on WTVR-TV:


6) Vermont Governor Opposes New Cellphone Driving Restrictions
Link to story on Vermont Public Radio:

7) FMCSA on Verge of Proposing Drug, Alcohol Test Result Database
Link to article in Land Line:


8) Q&A: American Family Insurance on Starting a UBI Product from Scratch
Link to article on Telematics Update:


9) Cellphone Service Now Available for Verizon Customers in 35 New York Subway Stations
Link to AP article:

10) Cablevision Opens Up Wi-Fi at 11 New Jersey Transit Stations
Link to article in Multichannel News:

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