Thursday, September 11, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, September 11, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Apple Watch and Apple Pay: What They Could Mean for Airports, Airlines and the Passenger Experience
Link to article on Future Travel Experience:


2) HopOn a Tel Aviv Bike Using a Smartphone
Link to article on Globes:


3) New York State Thruway Overbilled 35,000 E-ZPass Customers
Link to article in the Democrat & Chronicle:


4) Russian Transport Ministry Authorized to Create ERA-GLONASS System
Link to ITAR-TASS article:


5) ITS World Congress 2014 Thinking Aloud Show 4
Link to Thinking Aloud podcast:


6) West African Nations Look to Coordinate Information to Fight Piracy
Link to article on World Bulletin:


7) Solar Storm Heading for Earth
Link to article in USA Today:

8) Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator – September 2014
Link to newsletter:


9) Montana Coal Railroad Told to Turn Over Documents
Link to AP article:


10) Fine-Tuning the Future Flow and Protection of Trucking Data
Link to article in Fleet Owner:


11) App for That? Transportation Officials Review Ways to Boost MBTA Ridership
Link to State House News Service article:

12) Crowdfunding Successful for Quirky Ads on Chicago Transit Line
Link to article in RedEye:

13) New App Converts Transit Ads to Public Art
Link to article on Transportation Nation:

14) New York City Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual to be Reissued as Full-Size Book
Link to further information on Kickstarter:


15) Houston Getting $10 Million for Traffic-Tracking Systems
Link to article in the Houston Chronicle:

16) The Traffic Lights of Tomorrow Will Actively Manage Congestion
Link to blog on CityLab:


17) Five Ways Cars Could Get Smarter About Safety
Link to AP article:

18) How Google's Autonomous Car Passed the First US State Self-Driving Test
Link to article in IEEE Spectrum:

19) Delphi Takes Back Seat in Autonomous Driving Debate
Link to article on WardsAuto:

20) Bluetooth Sensors Constantly Check Car Tire Pressure, Send Alerts
Link to article on CNET:

21) Foreign Accents Drive Smart Cars' Voice Technology Crazy
Link to Bloomberg article:

22) Transportation Policy Guru Robert Poole Voices Skepticism About Vehicle-to-Vehicle Technology
Link to blog in Roll Call:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1944 **70th anniversary** US Army troops cross the western border of Germany during World War II.

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