Friday, April 4, 2014

Friday, April 4, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, April 4, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Huntsville International Becomes First Airport in Southeast to Earn StormReady Designation from National Weather Service
Link to article in The Huntsville Times:


2) Xerox Develops Software to Help Enforce Carpool Lanes
Link to story on WXXI Radio:
Link to news release


3) Michigan DOT Installing Traffic-Monitoring System on US 127
Link to story on WILX-TV:
Link to news release


4) California Maritime Academy Hosts E-Navigation Conference
Link to article in the Times-Herald:


5) Texting-While-Driving Ban Rejected By Mississippi House
Link to AP article:


6) The War Between Uber and Lyft Will Be Won with an Algorithm
Link to article on Quartz:


7) Cubic Hopes NextCity's Big Data Will Help Simplify Public Transportation
Link to article in U-T San Diego:


8) Internet of Things Pilot Stars University Electric Cars
Link to article in Government Technology:

9) Carmakers in a Race to Provide V2V Data Services, Says Sprint
Link to article in Electronics Weekly:

10) Bumps on the Road to mHealth in the Connected Car
Link to article on Telematics Update:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
Who says airline travel is less civilized?

Upcoming Events
Emergency Response to Traffic Crashes in Vermont – April 15 – Burlington, Vermont

Today in Transportation History    
1949 **65th anniversary** The treaty creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO, was signed in Washington, DC.

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