Friday, October 17, 2014

Friday, October 17, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 17, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

Rear Projection DLP™ Cubes with LED Light Source vs. Slim-Bezel LCD in Control Rooms

The two most commonly deployed control room technologies today are: Thin-bezel LCD display wall systems and Rear-projection DLP display wall systems with long-life LED light source. Check out Mitsubishi Electric’s latest white paper which compares the technologies and highlights pros and cons of each to help customers make an informed choice for their investment in display technology. Click here to view the white paper:


1) FAA Rebuffs Congressmen on Bird Radar
Link to story on KNTV-TV:

2) Air Traffic Control for Drones
Link to article in MIT Technology Review:


3) President of American Road & Transportation Builders Association Says He Favors ITS But It Shouldn't Distract Us from Trust Fund
Link to interview in Roll Call:

4) ITS California 2014 Thinking Aloud Show
Link to podcasts:


5) High-Tech 'Wrong Way' Signs Up and Running on Several South Florida Highways
Link to story on WFOR-TV:


6) Mary Barra, GM CEO, Repeat after Me: 'OnStar is the Answer'
Link to blog from Strategy Analytics:


7) Florida Transit Chief in Hot Water for Liking Facebook Post
Link to article in the St. Petersburg Tribune:

8) Queensland Finds Cash for Real-Time Public Transport Tracking
Link to article on ITnews:

9) New Edmonton Transit Control Center the Way of the Future, Mayor Says
Link to article in the Edmonton Journal:
Link to news release

10) Los Angeles Metro to Sponsor One-Day Tech Roundtable
Link to article on The Transit Wire:

11) Sign Fabrication at New York City Transit's Sign Shop
Link to photos on flickr:


12) The Scientific Solutions for Toronto's Traffic Congestion
Link to story on Global News:

13) Iowa DOT to Feature More Snowplow Cameras on Updated Road Conditions Website
Link to story on Radio Iowa:

14) Researcher: Radio Needs to Do a Better Job with Traffic
Link to article in Radio Ink:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
While street signs give you warnings and tell you what you have to do, these signs have a decidedly different message.

Upcoming Events
European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics – November 5-7 – Dortmund, Germany

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