Thursday, June 19, 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, June 19, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

IBTTA 82nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition – Customers & Collaboration – September 14-17
Register Online for a 10% Discount on Delegate Fees!

IBTTA's 82nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition is on the horizon! Join IBTTA and our hosts, the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and the Texas Department of Transportation, in Austin and interact with the most influential experts and decision makers from around the globe. Become a meeting sponsor or promote your products or services by being an exhibitor. And if you arrive a day early, come to the golf event to support the IBTTA Foundation at the Barton Creek Golf Resort. IBTTA’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition will be held at the Austin Hilton. Visit for all the details and to register today!


1) A Look Behind the Scenes at Southwest Airlines Operations
Link to article on CNET:


2) New Hampshire DOT Considers Fitness App Data Purchase to Improve Biking Experience
Link to article in the Concord Monitor:


3) Toyota's Internet-Linked Navigation System Anticipates Drivers' Needs
Link to article in The Japan News:


4) US Coast Guard Arctic Priorities Include Communications and Operations
Link to article on Marine Link:


5) House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Future of Surface Transportation
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6) 3D Technology Aids Virginia Beach Transportation Planning
Link to story on WVEC-TV:

7) The Bus of the Future Will Catch You
Link to story on New City Tech:

8) Chassis Lessor Grows Into the Cloud
Link to article on ZDNet:


9) Oil Train Shipment Details Not Sensitive, Federal Transportation Officials Argue
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10) US Local Transit Lines Rush to Introduce Mobile Ticketing
Link to article on Skift:


11) What Does GM's 4G LTE In-Car Wi-Fi Look Like?
Link to article on The Motley Fool:

News Releases

 -  Request for Information – Sponsorship Opportunities for IMAP and NC 511 Programs – North Carolina DOT
 -  Call for Abstracts – ITS Minnesota Fall Forum

Upcoming Events
Connected Vehicle Trade Association Health & Transportation Workshop – June 25 – Southfield, Michigan

Today in Transportation History    
1964 **50th anniversary** President Lyndon Johnson participates in the groundbreaking for a test track of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system.

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