Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, March 11, 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) Interpol Providing Two Airlines Direct Access to Stolen Passport Database
Link to AP article:

2) Missing Malaysia MH370 Prompts Calls for SOS Data Streaming
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

3) iBeacons and Airports: Results from a Real-World Test
Link to article on Tnooz:

4) Airports Take on Fear of Flying
Link to article in USA Today:

5) Expert: Radio, Aviation Complemented Each Other
Link to article in The Saratogian:


6) Study: Education Programs Reduce Florida Pedestrian Fatalities
Link to story on Bay News 9:


7) Speed-Camera Signs Sufficient, Says New Chicago Transportation Commissioner
Link to article on DNAinfo Chicago:


8) Apple Maps Screw-Up Isn't Funny, Until It Is
Link to column in the York Daily Record:


9) Design Ideas from the 1950s for the Interstate Highway System Markers
Link to story on WLRN Radio:


10) Using Peer Exchanges to Improve the Effectiveness of Strategic Highway Safety Plans
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


11) Melbourne Tram, Train, Bus Users Stranded with Unusable Data
Link to article in The Age:

12) The Race is on for the Transit Ticket of Tomorrow
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:

13) Will the Smartphone Save Public Transit?
Link to blog on Mother Nature Network:


14) AT&T Rolls Out Pricing Plans for In-Car 4G Broadband
Link to article in Computerworld:

15) BlackBerry's QNX: Why It's so Valuable to Apple, Google, Auto Industry
Link to blog on ZDNet:

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2004 **10th anniversary** Terrorist bombs exploded on Spanish commuter trains killing 191 people.

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