Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057
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GPS / NAVIGATION
1) GPS May Not Keep Pace with I-49 Name Change, App Developer Says
Link to story on KHBS/KHOG-TV:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
2) Boston Launches Public Awareness Campaign Against 'Upskirting'
Link to article in PRWeek:
3) Social Media Security and the Transportation Communicator
Link to Talking Transportation blog:
4) Two-Way Rail Technology for Rail Applications
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:
TAXIS / RIDESHARING
5) FTC Backs Driver Apps in Chicago
Link to article in The Hill:
6) London Transport Poised for Payments By Smartphone
Link to article in the Financial Times:
7) The Future of V2V
Link to articles on Telematics Update:
ITS Virginia Annual Conference & Exposition – June 5-6 – Richmond, Virginia
Today in Transportation History
1964 **50th anniversary** The New York World's Fair opened. Transportation had a prominent place at the fair.
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