Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

The highly anticipated ITS 3C Summit is just around the corner! With less than 60 days until the premier regional meeting, event deadlines are quickly approaching. Register for the event by TOMORROW to secure the discounted rate. This Friday, August 1, is the last day to reserve an exhibit booth, and discounted hotel rates will expire August 14. The Gulf Region ITS, ITS Florida, and ITS Georgia state chapters will host the ITS 3C Summit September 14 -  17 in Mobile, Alabama. Join fellow transportation industry professionals, local and state officials, engineers, planners, and emergency management personnel from across the southeast for a jam-packed event. The program will feature informative technical sessions, challenging discussions, advanced training, technical tours, an innovative technology showcase, and of course some networking and social event you don’t want to miss! Additionally, DOT CEO directors from across the southeast will gather for a DOT CEO roundtable to discuss important industry topics and share their state’s respective experiences. Stay up to date with ITS 3C Summit happenings on the event website   See you soon!


1) Aviation Industry Seeks Information for Places to Avoid
Link to article in USA Today:

2) FAA Wants Angle-of-Attack Systems in General Aviation Aircraft
Link to article from AOPA:


3) US-Canadian Bridges in Niagara Falls Area to Start Taking E-ZPass on August 11
Link to article in the Niagara Gazette:


4) Taking a Smart Approach to Tackling Urban Gridlock
Link to commentary in Gulf News:


5) Latest Issue of Texas Transportation Researcher Focuses on Connected Roads
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6) Technology that Could Save You from a Truck Wreck
Link to story on CNBC:


7) Colorado Traffic Operations Center a Busy Place During Heavy Rain Storms
Link to story on KDVR-TV:


8) Apple Wins Patent for Crowd-Sourced Traffic Navigation
Link to article on CNET:


9) Driverless Cars Set to Hit UK Roads
Link to article on MarketWatch:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
ITS California Annual Meeting and Exhibition – October 14-16 – Santa Clara, California

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1969 **45th anniversary** President Richard Nixon made his first visit to South Vietnam as president.  

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