Monday, June 16, 2014

Monday, June 16, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, June 16, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

HERE selected by I-95 Corridor Coalition for Real-time Traffic Services

The I-95 Corridor Coalition announced that they have selected HERE as one of their preferred providers of real-time traffic services.  HERE provides probe-based speed and travel time data, Cloud-based HERE Platform APIs, and theIteris iPEMs performance measurement system.  The states will be able to use real-time traffic information and analytical tools to help monitor traffic and analyze travel conditions across the roadways.   

HERE looks forward to working with states to enhance operations and provide valuable traveler information to facilitatethe movement of people and goods along this corridor and throughout the nation.  Please contact HERE for a demonstration of these services.


1) Air Traffic Controller 'Joke' Diverts Plane Just Before Landing
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2) Three Problems JetBlue Faces with Fast Internet Service
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3) University of Iowa Virtual Lab to Focus on Texting Pedestrians
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4) US DOT Aims to Regulate Map Aids in Vehicles
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5) Illinois DOT Installing ITS on Interstates in Effingham Area
Link to article in the Effingham Daily News:


6) Vancouver Port Starts Project to Ease Truck Congestion
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7) Riding the Rails to Craft Amtrak's Social Media Strategy
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8) AT&T's 'It Can Wait' Campaign Wins Year's Best Campaign Award
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9) New Automatic Train Control System in Victoria Delayed Again
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10) Roads in the Future Will Need Data Standards as Well as Signs, Says US DOT's CIO
Link to article in Computerworld:


11) Without Notice, New Jersey Transit Cuts Time Light Rail Ticket is Valid
Link to article in the Hudson Reporter:


12) Smart Traffic Tool to Manage Noida-Greater Noida Expressway
Link to article in The Times of India:


13) Senator Schumer: Speed Up 'Black Box' Mandate for Tractor-Trailers
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Link to news release

14) Volvo Tiles Its New Sensus Interface
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15) Vodafone Targets 'Connected Cars' with Italian Deal
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