Friday, October 24, 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 24, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) The Smart Floors Making Airports More Accessible for Disabled Travelers
Link to article on Skift:


2) Iran to Hold First National Congress on ITS
Link to article on Traffic Technology Today:


3) Can Congestion Pricing Work Where It's Needed Most?
Link to blog in Roll Call:

4) Live Chat: How Can We Use Technology to Create Sustainable City Transport – October 30
Link to further information in The Guardian:


5) The Future of Parking: No Meters, Open Spots and Dynamic Rates
Link to story on WTOP Radio:


6) Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Adopts Policy to Ease Access to Public Records
Link to NJ Advance Media article:


7) Study: Handheld Phone Enforcement Doesn't Cut Crashes
Link to article in The Detroit News:
Link to further information from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

8) Showing Cellphone Callers the Road Might Improve Driver Safety
Link to Reuters article:


9) Hailo Taxi App Unveils New Features and Teams Up with Futurologists
Link to article in City A.M.:


10) You Can Now Track the Location of Above-Ground Green Line Trolleys in Boston
Link to story on WBUR Radio:
Link to news release


11) Travel Times Now Being Displayed on Connecticut Highway Signs
Link to story on WNPR Radio:


12) Director of US DOT's ITS Joint Program Office Talks Connected Vehicles and More
Link to interview on Transportation Radio:

13) Honda Rolls Out Pedestrian Detection for Legend Sedan
Link to article in PC World:
Link to news release

14) Self-Driving Cars: 'A Vaccine That Can Save Lives'
Link to story on BBC:

15) How We'll Build and Secure the Connected Cars of the Future
Link to article on ITProPortal:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
Escalators: Where rats go for exercise.

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