Friday, February 7, 2014

Friday, February 7, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, February 7, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Saving Cash, Better Communication Top Alaska DOT Aviation Priorities
Link to article in the Alaska Journal of Commerce:

2) EU Agencies Continue Cooperation on Drones
Link to UPI article:


3) Red-Light Cameras Under Scrutiny in State Legislatures
Link to article in The Washington Post:

4) Snowplow Dash Cams Could Give New Perspective on Dangerous Iowa Roads
Link to article in The Gazette:

5) No Need to Pay Red-Light Tickets in Arnold, Missouri
Link to article the in St. Louis Post-Dispatch:


6) Vessel Traffic Management System Inaugurated at V O C Port in Tuticorin, India
Link to article in The Times of India:


7) Minnesota to Stop Selling Driver's License Data in Bulk
Link to story on Minnesota Public Radio:


8) Transport Canada Keeps Exemptions on Rail Safety Secret
Link to CBC News story:

9) Meet the Trio Behind @Amtrak's Chatty Twitter Account
Link to article in U.S. News & World Report:

10) New Traffic Safety Coalition Brings Together Texas DOT with Local Agencies
Link to story on KRBC-TV:


11) Georgia Senate Endorses Unified Website for Metro Atlanta Transit
Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

12) MBTA to Bring Countdown Clock System to Bus Stations
Link to article on


13) Georgia DOT Apologies for 'Overreacting' on Risk of Wintry Precipitation
Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and on WSB-TV:

14) Bangalore Traffic Police Offer New Android App
Link to article on Citizen Matters:


15) Renault Concept Car Comes with Drone that Looks for Traffic Delays
Link to article in the Daily Mail:

16) Volkswagen Leads 'AdaptIVe' Research Project Into Autonomous Cars
Link to article on Gizmag:

17) Rdio Teams Up with Tesla for Its First Automotive Integration
Link to article on GigaOM:

News Releases

Job Posting
 -  Research Transportation Specialist – Federal Highway Administration – McLean, Virginia

Friday Bonus
Sometimes real horse power can save horsepower.

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Today in Transportation History    
1964 **50th anniversary** The Beatles arrived in America at JFK Airport.

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