Monday, March 10, 2014

Monday, March 10, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, March 10, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

INRIX Expands Arterial Coverage and Accuracy – Learn about the Challenges & Benefits

We recently expanded our traffic flow data services to include 600,000 centerline miles of arterial coverage across the US.  In addition to real-time arterial flow data, historic data can be accessed via the INRIX Analytics platform, providing easy computation of key arterial performance measures.


1) Beyond the Black Box: Fixing Aviation's Broken Communication Systems
Link to article on Skift:

2) Europe Airlines Embrace Mobile Devices on Board
Link to story on CNBC:


3) Intelligent Surveillance System to Check Accidents on Pune-Mumbai Expressway
Link to article in The Times of India:


4) KVH Foresees Big Lift from Rising Tide of Maritime Broadband Demand
Link to article on SpaceNews:


5) Traffic Technology International – February/March 2014
Link to magazine:

6) Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator – March 2014
Link to newsletter:


7) Oregon Travel Experience Takes Upscale Approach to Management of Rest Areas
Link to article in The Register-Guard:


8) India to Follow London, Paris by Introducing 'Intelligent' CCTV on Metro
Link to article in the Daily Mail:

9) TSA Halts Testing on Technology to Screen Passengers' Online Data
Link to article on Nextgov:

10) Law Enforcement Agencies Encrypting Radio Transmissions
Link to article in Government Technology:


11) Transportation Network Companies Accused of Discrimination
Link to story on KNBC-TV:


12) Northstar's Bug-Riddled Alert System Irks Riders
Link to article in the Star Tribune:

13) Teaching New Los Angeles Metro Riders the Subway of Doing Things
Link to article from the Los Angeles Times:

14) High-Tech Signs Driving Users of UK Bus Route Mad
Link to article in the Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury:

15) Networking, Technology Reshaping Transportation Choices
Link to column in The Daily Herald:


16) Abu Dhabi Police to Broadcast Traffic Videos on Smartphones
Link to article on Emirates 24|7:

17) Bridge Scandal Relegates 'Traffic Study' to Punch Line
Link to article in The New York Times:


18) Volkswagen Group Anticipates New Era of Auto Industry Digitalization
Link to article on The Auto Channel:

News Releases

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

Upcoming Events
Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit – May 1 – Dover, Delaware

Today in Transportation History    
1849 **165th anniversary** Abraham Lincoln applied for a patent for a device to lift boats over shoals.

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