Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

Are you attending ITS World Congress?
Mitsubishi Electric Visual and Imaging Systems is scheduling customized demonstrations during the show. Visit booth 405; Mitsubishi will be displaying Modular LED Display Wall cubes, for 24/7 continuous operations and Super Narrow Bezel LCD Matrix Monitors for space-saving installations.
Register for a customized demonstration by clicking here:
1) The Secret Ways Airports Tell Us Where to Go
Link to article on Gizmodo:
2) Drones, Tracking and Virtual Reality: At an Airport Near You
Link to story on CNN:
3) Traffic Enforcement Cameras to Keep Eye on Hanoi Streets
Link to article on VietNamNet:
4) CEO of Nokia’s Maps Business Leaves to Pursue Other ‘Entrepreneurial Interests’
Link to article on ZDNet:
5) Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority Studying Tolling Options, ITS for New Crossing
Link to article in The Windsor Star:
6)  The Tech Behind Helsinki’s Ambitious Plan to Kill Off Private Vehicles
Link to article on ZDNet:
7) NHTSA Unveils New Recall Search Tool
Link to Reuters article:
Link to news release
8) New York State DOT Hits Home with New Work Zone PSA
Link to Talking Transportation blog:

9) Report Blames Lax Safety Practices for Lac-Mégantic, Quebec Tragedy
Link to article in The Globe and Mail:
10) A Look Inside Amtrak's Excellent Content Marketing Strategy
Link to article on Econsultancy:
11) Researchers Hack Into Michigan's Traffic Lights
Link to article in MIT Technology Review:
12) Ohio Turnpike Says Sponsorships, Ads OK, But Not Naming Rights to Tollway
Link to article in The Plain Dealer:

13) Sacramento Traffic ‘Calming’ Takes Many Forms
Link to story on Capital Public Radio:

14) Florida DOT Seeks Way to Alert Wrong-Way Drivers
Link to story on WTSP-TV:
15) Truck Driver of the Future Younger, More Tech Savvy and Paid Better, Predicts Transport Researcher
Link to article in The Trucker:
16) Vermont Awarded $1 Million Transportation Management Technology
Link to article in the Burlington Free Press:
17) IIT-M Comes Up with Real-Time Info System on South Chennai Traffic
Link to article in The New Indian Express:

18) Google’s Self-Driving Cars Can ‘Exceed the Speed Limit to Aid Safety’
Link to article in ITS International:

19) The Connected Car
Link to articles on TechNewsWorld:
20) Toyota Shows New Nexus Tablet Plug-In Infotainment System in Taiwan
Link to article on autoevolution:

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Bernie’s Notes
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