Friday, July 11, 2014

Friday, July 11, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, July 11, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) UK Aviation Minister Says Airports Set to Install Extra Charging Points
Link to article in The Daily Mail:


2) Transport for London Publishes City's First Pedestrian Safety Action Plan
Link to article in Fleet World:


3) US DOT Announces Alpha Release of the Systems Engineering Tool for Intelligent Transportation (SET-IT) Software 
Link to further information:


4) eCards Put Louisiana's Marshes on GPS Screens
Link to article in The Times-Picayune:


5) South Carolina Welcome Centers to Get Makeover as Tourism Agency Takes Over
Link to article in The State:


6) How Technology Could Help Prevent Kids' Deaths in Hot Cars
Link to story on CBS News:


7) Chicago Transit Authority Moves Closer to 4G Wireless Service in Subway
Link to article in The Transit Wire:

8) San Diego Taps Big Data to Optimize Transit
Link to article in InformationWeek:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
This is only partially transportation-related, but I thought some of you might enjoy listening to a story NPR's All Things Considered did on me last week about one of my other projects.

Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1914 **100th anniversary** The battleship USS Nevada was launched in Quincy Point, Massachusetts.

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