Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Old US Bomber Just Got Some Modern Communications Gear
Link to article on Nextgov:
Link to article in Foreign Policy (registration required)

2) Balky Wi-Fi Above the Clouds
Link to article in The New York Times:


3) Arizona Officials Take High-Tech Route to Unclogging Bell Road
Link to article in the Daily News-Sun:


4) Seattle DOT Twitter Gag During Bridge Tie-Up Fails to Amuse
Link to article in The Seattle Times:

5) Several Apps Make Life Easier for Those with Disabilities in Thailand
Link to article in the Bangkok Post:


6) Wanted: Smart Snowplows with Infrared Radar and Virtual Reality Systems
Link to article on Nextgov:


7) Freight Transport Association 'Optimistic' Traffic Information Will Be Provided On-Time for Commonwealth Games in Glasgow
Link to article in The Scotsman:
Link to news release


8) University of Michigan Hosts Ceremonial Groundbreaking for Automated Vehicle Site
Link to article in The Ann Arbor News:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Asia Pacific Road Safety 2014 – June 23-July 4 – Manila

Today in Transportation History    
1954 **60th anniversary** Roger Bannister became the first person to run a mile in under four minutes.

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