Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

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

Registration is now open for the IBTTA 82nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Austin, TX, September 14-17, 2014.Delegates who register online will receive a 10% discount on registration fees! This year’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition is shaping up to be one of our best yet, featuring three days packed with presentations, roundtable discussions, technical tours and networking opportunities. This year there will be four breakout tracks – technology/innovation, customers/communication, policy/politics and finance/funding. The full program is available at www.IBTTA.org/austin.


1) More Airports Adopt Free Wi-Fi
Link to article in The New York Times:


2) First Atlas of Inuit Arctic Trails Launched
Link to article from the University of Cambridge:


3) Orange County Toll Road Payment Options Unclear for Some Drivers
Link to story on KABC-TV:


4) The Making of a Smart Tunnel
Link to article from the University of Cambridge:


5) Articles from ITS International
 -  App Informs Drivers of Delays During Long Beach Bridge Replacement
 -  Monitoring During Construction Reveals Benefits of New Expressway in New Zealand
 -  Glasgow's New Operations Center Has Key Role in City's Future
 -  Euromed Countries Warm to Galileo's Services

6) Smart Moves – June 2014
Link to ITS newsletter from Florida DOT District 4:


7) Portland, Oregon Neighborhood Buys Drone, Plans to Spy on Union Pacific Railroad
Link to article in The Oregonian:


8) Interpol Chief Says US Won't Join International Aviation Security Program
Link to story on ABC World News:

9) Iowa Responders Break the Silence with New Joint Radio System
Link to article in Government Technology:

10) US, Honduras to Test Hurricane Response Simulation
Link to article in GCN:


11) Drones Eyed as Tools in Traffic War
Link to McClatchy News Service article:

12) A New Methodology Developed to Monitor Traffic Flow
Link to article on Phys.org:

13) Sharing Operations Data Among Agencies
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


14) The Nuts and Bolts of Automotive Photography
Link to article in The New York Times:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
The TriMet Hackathon – June 25 – Portland, Oregon

Today in Transportation History    
1829 **185th anniversary** The first Boat Race between boat clubs from Cambridge and Oxford universities was held.

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