Thursday, August 21, 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, August 21, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

Register now for CVTA’s 5th Annual Summit on the Future of the Connected Vehicle!
Join the conversation and take home brand-new insights on the toughest topics in the Connected Vehicle space!   Not only can you come find out what’s happening, you’ll also be part of figuring out what’s next!  Fellow thought leaders will include:  Automakers, Tier 1 and 2 Suppliers; Hardware, Software, Telecommunications, and Service Providers; Insurers, and State and Federal government officials.
This year’s event will be held on September 11th, 2014 at Cobo Hall in Detroit, Michigan, co-located with the 14th ITS World Congress.  Summit attendees are eligible for discounted World Congress Exhibition and Demonstrations passes and hotel rates.  Register today at – summit attendance is limited to 150!
1) Key Red-Light Camera Player Cooperating with Feds
Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:
2) Calls for Front Plates on Motorcycles in Victoria to Aid Camera Detection
Link to article on The Motor Report:
3) GPS Sending Drivers the Wrong Way on Sonoma, California’s Back Roads
Link to article in The Press Democrat:
4) Intelligent Transport System Planned for Bhubaneswar, India
Link to article in The New Indian Express:

5) ITS News & Updates
Link to update from US DOT’s ITS Joint Program Office:

6) Uber Lets Developers Tap Into Its Transportation Infrastructure with New API
Link to article on GeekWire:
7) New York City Considers Sending Traffic Tickets via E-Mail
Link to story on WPIX-TV:

8) MonkeyParking App to Debut in Southern California
Link to article in Government Technology:
9) Public Data Reveal Secret Rail Movements of Crude Oil
Link to article in Bloomberg Businessweek:

10) New Mexico DOT Considers Suicide Phones on Gorge Bridge
Link to article in The Taos News

11) Texas DOT Spends $500,000 on I-35 Safe Driving Effort
Link to article in the Killeen Daily Herald:
12) Metro-North Commuters Turn to Social Media to Cope
Link to article in The Journal News:
13) Tesla Hiring Hackers
Link to story on CNBC:
News Releases

Upcoming Events
Webinar: Keeping Teen Drivers Focused on the Road – September 2
Today in Transportation History    
1979 **35th anniversary** The Canadian government agreed to provide bilingual air traffic control in Quebec.
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