Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, July 2, 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 for new details on the technical tours and guest tours and to register today!

1) Mobile Device Use in the Air Not Taking Off
Link to article in USA Today:

2) Mobile Apps, Better Facilities for Passengers at Indian Airports
Link to article in The Economic Times:
3) Why Reliable Data Matters for Active Transportation
Link to blog from the Natural Resources Defense Council:
4) Facing California’s Transportation Transformation
Link to commentary on Laguna Beach Patch:

5) IEEE ITS Podcast: Interview about IV’14 with Mohan Trivedi
Link to podcast:
6) Maritime Exercises to Help US, China to Work Together
Link to story on Fox News:

7) Lift Veil of Secrecy from West Coast Port Negotiations
Link to commentary in the Los Angeles Daily News:
8) Chicago Sensor Project Will Measure Pedestrian Traffic, Air Quality Data
Link to article in Government Technology:

9) Digital Success Comes to Radio Broadcaster
Link to article in The New York Times:
10) New Madrid Parking Meters Charge Higher Fees to Gas Guzzlers
Link to article in Bloomberg Businessweek:
11) Portland, Oregon Mayor Hosts Meeting for Potential Opponents of Street Fee
Link to article in The Oregonian:
12) Senator Blumenthal Plans Bill Requiring Alerters, Cameras on Trains
Link to story on WVIT-TV:
13) Should States Take the Lead on Implementing Alerting Systems?
Link to article in Government Technology:
14) Technology Plays an Increasing Role in Emergency Management
Link to article in Government Technology:

15) Judge Orders Uber, Lyft to Shut Down Operations in Pennsylvania
Link to article in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
16) Milwaukee County Transit Doubles Real-Time Bus Data
Link to article on Urban Milwaukee:
17) Study: Metra Missing the Train on Wi-Fi Access
Link to article from the Chicago Tribune:

18) Inside the Secret Building that’s Bringing Cell Service to New York City’s Subways
Link to article on Gizmodo:

19) Audi to Bundle Apple CarPlay in New Vehicles from 2015
Link to article on ZDNet:
20) US DOT Seeks Ideas on Certifying Connected Vehicles
Link to article in FCW:

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