Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057
IBTTA Global Summit – October 19-21, 2014 – Prague, Czech Republic
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
Submit your presentation ideas for the 2014 IBTTA Global Summit: Innovations & Technologies for Sustainable Mobility, Environment and Road Safety, which will be held in Prague, Czech Republic, October 19-21, 2014. Visit www.IBTTA.org/prague for additional information and to download the submission form.
The deadline for submissions is close of business June 6, 2014. It's a quick and easy process – submit your presentation ideas today!
1) Canada to Allow Air Passengers to Use Electronic Devices on Takeoff, Landing
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Link to news release
2) Airports Finding New Ways to Connect with Communities Around Them
Link to article in Airport World:
BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS
3) Traffic Droid Works to Protect Cyclists in London
Link to article in The Daily Mail:
4) Red-Light Cameras Tough to Turn Off, Despite Growing Opposition
Link to article on Watchdog:
5) Massimo Vignelli, Designer of New York City Subway Map, Other Transportation Projects, Dies at 83
Link to article in The New York Times:
6) Slovak Industry to Cooperate on Intelligent Transport
Link to article on Telecompaper:
7) Technology's Growing Role in Bringing Efficiency to Parking
Link to article in Governing:
8) New App Baltimore Residents to Trade Parking Spots
Link to article in The Baltimore Sun:
SAFETY / SECURITY
9) The Future of Evacuations in the Climate Change Era
Link to blog on CityLab:
10) Vision Zero International – June 2014
Link to magazine:
11) App Turns New York City Subway Maps Into Interactive Data Visualizations
Link to article in Fast Company:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
12) Traffic Management Projects Could Relieve Bottlenecks on 210 Freeway in California
Link to article from the San Gabriel Valley Tribune:
13) US Energy Chief Says Driverless Car Suppliers May Qualify for Tech Loan Funds
Link to article in The Detroit News:
14) Faster Cars, Hotter Tech, Fewer Drivers
Link to column in Governing:
5) TrafficLand and Global Weather Corporation Complete Agreement to Market New Service Offering Weather Forecasts and Current Road Conditions
T3 Webinar: Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Performance Measures – June 12
Today in Transportation History
1849 **165th anniversary** The Great Hall in Euston Station opened.
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