Thursday, February 13, 2014

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, February 13, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

Learn how the State of Indiana DOT has leveraged MDSS technology during one of the snowiest winters on record!

Weather forecasting information is readily available on the Internet and TV, but is this enough for road maintenance managers to properly prepare for snow events?  What if you could isolate when and where snow or ice buildup will occur on a route, or when to plow or apply treatment with pinpoint accuracy?  

Join Tony McClellan, P.E., Deputy Commissioner, Seymour District, Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), and Ben Hershey, Associate Vice President, Weather Services Operations, of Iteris, on Wednesday, February 19 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern and learn more about how INDOT has benefitted from using ClearPath Weather™, a maintenance decision support system (MDSS) from Iteris, to optimize snow removal operations during one of the snowiest winters on record.  

Register today for this free webinar on Wednesday, February 19 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern/10:30 a.m. Pacific


1) New Bicycling App to Help Make Changes in Reno, Nevada
Link to article in the Reno News & Review:

2) New Interactive Pedestrian Signal at Manhattan Intersection a Lot Like Nagging Parent
Link to The Gothamist:


3) Mobility Lab's Multiple Traffic Congestion Fixes for the DC Area
Link to column in the Washington Business Journal:


4) Georgia DOT Track Crews with GPS
Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:


5) Euro MEPs Back Plan for Automatic 112 Call
Link to article in ITS International:


6) New York City's Touchscreen Subway Maps Are Finally Here, and They're Amazing
Link to blog on Gizmodo:


7) Alabama Emergency Resources Coordinated Fast and Frugal
Link to story on WHNT-TV:

8) The Responder – February 2014
Link to newsletter from the TIM Network:


9) Connected Cars: Apps, Networks and Storage on Wheels
Link to article in GCN:

10) Hands On with GM's New 4G-Powered Connected Car System
Link to article on Gigaom:

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1979 **35th anniversary** The Hood Canal Bridge in Washington State sank during a windstorm.

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