Friday, May 16, 2014

Friday, May 16, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, May 16, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) CIO of Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Sees Value of Social Media
Link to article on CITEworld:


2) Utah Transit Authority is Watching You on Trains and Buses – Safety Boost or Big Brother?
Link to article in The Salt Lake Tribune:


3) ITS News & Updates – May 16
Link to update from US DOT's ITS Joint Program Office:


4) Mileage-Based Car Fees Face Privacy Concerns
Link to article from the Detroit Free Press:
Link to report

5) Thinking Highways – March/April 2014
 -  North America Edition (check page 46 for an article written by the TCN editor)
 -  Europe and Rest of the World Edition


6) API Offers Real-Time Parking Data for Cities, Universities
Link to article in GCN:


7) After Teen Stowaway's Flight, Silicon Valley Startups Offer Airport Security Solutions
Link to story on KPIX-TV:


8) Tweets About Delays Put Pressure on New Jersey Transit
Link to article in The Record:


9) Technological Help for Traffic Management in Chennai
Link to article in the Deccan Chronicle:

10) How North Carolina Monitors Traffic on 80,000 Miles of Road
Link to article on CITEworld:


11) Wireless Carrier Wars Come to Your Car
Link to article in Computerworld:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
I don't know about you, but it can get terribly frustrating getting my car, or other voice-recognition systems to understand me. Imagine what it would be like if buildings started to install elevators that responded to voice commands.

Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1919 **95th anniversary** The first trans-Atlantic flight departed Rockaway, New York. The plane would reach Lisbon on May 27.

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