Monday, April 28, 2014

Monday, April 28, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, April 28, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Digital Mapping May Be Nokia's Hidden Jewel
Link to article in The New York Times:


2) Massachusetts Gears Up to Go All-Electronic on Tolls
Link to article in The Milford Daily News:


3) South Korean Maritime Traffic Control Centers Raided in Ferry Investigation
Link to story on Arirang TV:


4) Denver RTD Looks at Cellphone Policy at Public Meetings
Link to article in The Denver Post:

5) Advanced Analytics with Real-Time Traffic Data: Pitney Bowes and Inrix Offer New Solution
Link to interview in Directions:
Link to news release


6) The Biggest Railroad Investment in a Century
Link to article in Crain's Chicago Business:


7) Buchanan County, Iowa Uses Internet Tool to Fix Deteriorating Bridge
Link to article in Roads & Bridges:


8) New Trucking Regs Call for Electronic Records
Link to article in The Hill:

9) A Survey of 911 Dispatchers Reveals the Horrible, Human Cost of Bad Technology
Link to blog in The Washington Post:


10) Twin Cities' OMG Transit Takes on Google Maps for Public Transit Riders
Link to article in the Pioneer Press:

11) Myki to Continue Beyond Contract, Says Public Transport Victoria
Link to article in The Age:

12) Paris Metro Chiefs Back Introduction of Driverless Tube Trains to London
Link to article in the London Evening Standard:


13) Mobile App Created by University Students to Ease Traffic in Davao City, Philippines
Link to article in BusinessWorld:


14) Two US Senators Want US to Force GM to Warn Recall Owners
Link to article in The Detroit News:

15) Google: Driverless Cars Are Mastering City Streets
Link to AP article:

16) Automotive Technology is Moving Fast and the Car is Changing
Link to article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch:

17) Why Driverless Cars Don't Require a Bunch of New Laws
Link to blog on Nextgov:
Link to more information from Brookings

News Releases

Job Postings
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Today in Transportation History    
1789 **225th anniversary** Sailors on the HMS Bounty, led by Fletcher Christian, mutinied against Captain William Bligh.

1969 **45th anniversary** Perhaps the only music group named after a mass transit system, the Chicago Transit Authority, released their first album.

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