Thursday, November 27, 2014

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, November 27, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

Happy Thanksgiving!


Today is Thanksgiving in the US and I'd like to take a moment to thank some of the folks who have helped the TCN during 2014. First, the following advertisers: Connected Vehicle Trade Association, Cubic Transportation Systems, GEWI, GovScience Partners, HERE, IBTTA, INRIX, IRF, Iteris, ITS 3C Summit, ITS America, Meetings Northwest, Mitsubishi Electric, Noblis, Norwalk Transit District and Qvision Technology. I also want to thank all those who contributed to the TCN during my May and November fundraising months. Finally, I want to thank YOU for being a reader of the TCN. Thanks for taking the time to not only look at the updates but to share with me stories and comments and for letting your colleagues know about the TCN.


1) KCRW Turns the Human Tales of the Ports Into Audio-Art for 'Cargoland' Series
Link to article on Long Beach Post:


2) Using Twitter to Predict Travel Patterns in Future Disasters
Link to article on City Lab:


3) TV Station: More Inaccurate Signs Installed in Boston
Link to story on WFXT-TV:


4) Virginia Traffic Operations Center Offers Eye on Road Conditions
Link to story on WSLS-TV:

News Releases

Today in Transportation History
1924 **90th anniversary** The Bear Mountain Bridge, which crosses the Hudson River between Westchester and Rockland counties, was opened. When it opened it was the longest suspension bridge in the world.

1964 **50th anniversary** Filming began of Star Trek.


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