Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

IBTTA 82nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition – Customers & Collaboration –September 14-17
Check out the Technical and Social Tours and Register Today!

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 www.IBTTA.org/austin for new details on the technical tours and guest tours and to register today!


1) Airports Urged to Boost Autism Help
Link to article in The Scotsman:

2) Aviation Technology Giving Alaskan Pilots More Tools
Link to story on KTBY-TV:


3) Arizona FreeBike Project Trades Free Bicycles for Advertising
Link to story on KTVK-TV:

4) Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About Crosswalks
Link to article on MinnPost:


5) From Pen and Paper to 3-D, Look Who's Challenging Google Maps
Link to story on NPR's All Tech Considered:


6) Yahoo Researchers Teach GPS to Take the Scenic Route
Link to article on Engadget:

7) Nigerian Government Urged to Develop Satellite-Tracking System for Cargo
Link to article in The Nigerian Observer:


8) Maritime Unions Launch Radio Ads in Dockworker Lockout in Pacific Northwest
Link to article in The Columbian:

9) Why Fog Horns Still Exist in the Age of GPS
Link to article on Motherboard:


10) Tech Usage Fueled by Free Wi-Fi on Buses Alongside Unimpressive Gains on Planes
Link to article on Tnooz:

11) Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator – July 2014
Link to newsletter:


12) Tending the Garden: Growing Your Audience Takes Care and Feeding
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


13) IT Failure Halts Danish Trains
Link to article in The Copenhagen Post:

14) Louisiana Won't Disclose Details of Crude Oil Rail Shipments Through State
Link to AP article:

15) Oklahoma Agrees to Keep Oil Train Shipments Secret
Link to article on Stateimpact Oklahoma:


16) Edmonton Transit Facing Legal Action Following Removal of Anti-Honor Killing Ads
Link to article in Metro:

17) Monterey-Salinas Transit Yanks Anti-Litter Ads from Bus Campaign
Link to article in the Monterey Herald:

18) New MBTA Commuter Rail App Features Alarm
Link to article in the Boston Herald:


19) New Riyadh Control Room Ensures Road Safety
Link to article in Arab News:

20) Surrey, British Columbia Aims to Create Framework for High-Tech Traffic Management
Link to article in Business in Vancouver:


21) University of Pittsburgh to Help Put Electric Car on Information Highway
Link to article in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:

22) Radio and CD Players: Now You See Them, Now You Don't
Link to article on Automotive IT News:

23) automotiveIT Congress Marks Progress on Road to Connectivity
Link to article in automotiveIT:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Webinar: ITS Helsinki Congress Conclusions & Best Papers Awards - July 11

Today in Transportation History    
1839 **175th anniversary** John D. Rockefeller, founder of the Standard Oil Company, was born in Richford, New York.

The Transportation Communications Newsletter is published electronically Monday through Friday. 
To subscribe (for free) or unsubscribe, please contact me at bernie@bwcommunications.net.
Become a TCN fan on Facebook and follow on Twitter @TransportComm.

Questions, comments about the TCN?  Please write the editor, Bernie Wagenblast at bernie@bwcommunications.net.     

© 2014 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC www.bwcommunications.net

No comments: