Monday, August 18, 2014

Monday, August 18, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, August 18, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Flight-Share Deemed Illegal by FAA in Blow to AirPooler
Link to Bloomberg article:


2) Łódź, Poland Plans Large-Scale ITS System
Link to article in ITS International:


3) Five of the Best UK Transport Tweeters to Follow on Twitter
Link to article on Guardian Public Leaders Network:


4) Metro-North School Brings Real Rails to Classroom
Link to article in The Journal News:


5) Los Angeles' Street Signs Have Been at the Intersection of Time and Place
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:


6) The Anti-Uber Way of Disrupting Transportation, Politely
Link to Bloomberg article:


7) Moovit App Gains New Ride Mode and Support for More Cities
Link to article on AppAdvice:


8) New Electronic Signs on Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike Lost Roadwork Info
Link to column in the Asbury Park Press:

9) Kim McCarthy, Lone Female Voice in Male-Dominated Helicopter Traffic Reporting Profession in Atlanta
Link to column in The Atlanta Journal Constitution:


10) Talking Car Plans Advance as US DOT Says Lives to Be Saved
Link to Bloomberg article:
Link to news release

11) The Race to Go Online in Your Car
Link to article in The Daily Telegraph:

12) Chicago Hitches a Ride on the 'Connected Car'
Link to article in Crain's Chicago Business:

13) Mobileye Well Poised for Autonomous Vehicle Trend, Analyst Says
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

14) New Corvette Feature Keeps an Eye on Valets
Link to AP article:

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Today in Transportation History    
1979 **35th anniversary** The Dempster Highway, connecting Dawson, Yukon and Inuvik, Northwest Territories, was officially opened. 

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