Monday, July 21, 2014

Monday, July 21, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, July 21, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Without Radar, Missile May Not Have Identified Jet Over Ukraine
Link to AP article:

2) A Look at Trends and Innovation in Global Airport Advertising Market
Link to article in Airport World:


3) Boston's Tobin Bridge Tolls Now All Electronic
Link to AP article:

4) First Day of IBTTA All Electronic Toll Summit
Link to article on Tollroadsnews:


5) Interview with ITS America President & CEO Scott Belcher
Link to video on WDIV-TV's Flashpoint:
(interview starts at 14:00)


6) Daktronics Plays Outsize Role as Giant Scoreboards Proliferate
Link to article in The New York Times:


7) Washington State's Pierce Transit Adding New Electronic System for Security, Crime Issues
Link to article in The News Tribune:

8) Old Communication System Putting Lives at Risk in South Carolina
Link to article in The Greenville News:


9) Cameras Play Vital Role in Responding to Accidents, Beaufort County (South Carolina) Sheriff's Office Says
Link to article in The Island Packet:


10) The Voices of Houston's Metro Bus and Rail
Link to Not Of It blog:


11) High-Tech Mobile Unit to Help Ease Traffic During Los Angeles' 'Century Crunch'
Link to story on KNX Radio:

12) Trafficline to Extend Service to More Indian Cities
Link to article in the Business Standard:


13) Self-Driving Cars Will Mean More Traffic
Link to article in Bloomberg Businessweek:

14) Will We Surrender Control of Our Cars?
Link to blog from Strategy Analytics:

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Today in Transportation History    
1919 **95th anniversary** The dirigible Wingfoot Air Express crashed into the Illinois Trust and Savings Building in Chicago and killed 13 people.

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