Thursday, October 16, 2014

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, October 16, 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) Who Actually Pays for Airport Wi-Fi?
Link to article from the Reynolds Center:

2) Enhancing the Customer Experience with Location-Based Services
Link to blog in Airport World:


3) Local and Federal Agencies Team Up to Make Philadelphia Safer for Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Link to story on KYW Radio:
Link to news release


4) A Tiny Change Cost Chicago Drivers $7.7 Million; Adds to Debate Over Automated Tickets
Link to AP article:


5) Alaska's Outdated Maps Make Flying a Peril, But a High-Tech Fix is Slowly Gaining Ground
Link to article in The Washington Post:


6) I-PASS to Work with Alliance for Toll Interoperability
Link to article in the Daily Herald:


7) With IRNSS-1C, India a Step Closer to Own Navigation Satellite System
Link to Indo-Asian News Service article:


8) Scott Belcher Reflects on His Years at ITS America and Takes a Look Ahead
Link to interview on Transportation Radio:

9) Intelligent Transportation System Comes Online in Jacksonville, North Carolina
Link to article in The Daily News:


10) New York City Launches '25 Days to 25 MPH' Public Awareness Campaign
Link to article in the Staten Island Advance:
Link to news release


11) Tide Shifting Toward More State/Local First Responder Input in Rail Transport of Bakken Crude
Link to article in Government Security News:


12) Miscommunication Causes Delay for Morning Commuters Headed to Anchorage
Link to story on KTUU-TV:


13) Groups Demand Changes to US Terror Watch List
Link to article in The Hill:


14) Hailo Taxi App Folds in North America, Looks to Europe and Asia
Link to AFP article:

15) State Regulator Says Uber Meets Florida Insurance Requirement
Link to article in the Tampa Bay Times:


16) FMCSA Reaches Final Phase of Wireless Inspection Project
Link to article in Heavy Duty Trucking:


17) Chicago-Area Commuters Getting Mobile Fare App
Link to article in the Chicago Sun-Times:
Link to news release

18) Commonwealth Bank Working to Combine Tap-and-Go Cards, App with Opal Transport Ticket
Link to article in The Sydney Morning Herald:

19) Real-Time Pittsburgh-Area Bus-Tracking System Not Always Real
Link to article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

20) LA Metro Scores Cool Points with this New PSA
Link to blog on CityLab:


21) Electronic Signs Will Alert St. Augustine, Florida Drivers to Traffic Delays
Link to story on WJAX / WFOX-TV:

22) Writer Critical of South Carolina's 511 Traveler Information System
Link to commentary on Fitsnews:


23) GM Warns FCC New Internet Rules Could Hurt Auto Industry
Link to article in The Hill:

24) Honda Accused of Not Reporting All Air Bag Incidents
Link to Bloomberg article:

25) With Autonomous Cars, a World Without Red Lights?
Link to blog in Roll Call:

News Releases

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