Monday, May 5, 2014

Monday, May 5, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, May 5, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

Iteris to Introduce ClearPath™ Weather at APWA North American Snow Conference

Visit Iteris at the APWA 2014 North American Snow Conference in Cincinnati May 4 – 7 at Booth #1325 to experience ClearPath™ Weather, a next-generation road maintenance decision support system (MDSS). The cloud-based software provides winter maintenance strategies for optimizing personnel, equipment, and chemical treatments. ClearPath™ Weather features a user-friendly interface which allows maintenance managers to view the real-time information needed, such as looping radar, satellite imagery, weather forecasts, plow location, treatment recommendations, and route-specific hyper-local weather and pavement conditions.


1) US Air Force Takes Google Glass for a Test Flight
Link to article in Computerworld:

2) Spy Plane Fries Air Traffic Control Computers
Link to story from NBC News:

3) Airlines Eyeing Whether Complementary In-Flight Wi-Fi is Feasible
Link to blog on Runway Girl Network:


4) Maine Turnpike Considers E-ZPass Fast Lanes
Link to story on WCSH-TV:


5) Santander, Spain: The Smartest Smart City
Link to article in Governing:

6) Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator – May 2014
Link to newsletter:


7) Union Pacific Eyes Drones for Bridge Inspections
Link to Bloomberg article:

8) Riyadh Summit to Focus on Current 'Smart' Rail Projects
Link to article on Al Bawaba:


9) Smartphone Use in Cars Reducing Accidents and Maybe Saving Lives
Link to blog from Strategy Analytics:


10) Advanced Signaling Makes the Most Out of Old Subways, But Can New York Handle It?
Link to article on Next City:


11) New Traffic Camera Site Let's You See What's Happening on Madison, Wisconsin Streets
Link to article in The Capital Times:

12) Madras High Court Gives New Lease of Life to Traffic Management System
Link to article in The Times of India:

13) Newspaper Offering Real-Time Commuter Info on Fix50
Link to column in The Sacramento Bee:


14) Automakers Bringing the Internet of Cars to Millennials – But Do They Want It?
Link to article on Invests:

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Today in Transportation History    
1494 **520th anniversary** Christopher Columbus landed on Jamaica and claimed it for Spain.

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