Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Virginia Attorney General: Virginia Beach Lacks Zoning Authority to Regulate Bike Ads
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2) Real-Time Mapping Service Coordinates Chicago's Road Work
Link to article in GCN:


3) US DOT's 2014 ITS Benefits, Costs and Lessons Learned Report and Fact Sheets Available Online
Link to further information from US DOT ITS Joint Program Office:


4) Port of Los Angeles Nets Awards for Cybersecurity and Public Outreach Efforts
Link to article in the Press-Telegram:
Link to news release

5) Social Media Can Impact Maritime Search and Rescue Operations
Link to article in The Maritime Executive:


6) ParkPlus Tech Deal Could Bring Calgary Payment System Around World
Link to article in the Calgary Herald:
Link to news release


7) Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Joins Push to Hide CSA Safety Data from Public
Link to article in Heavy Duty Trucking:


8) Hack-a-thon Invites Public to Solve Traffic Safety Issues in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Link to article in The Boston Globe:


9) Shanghai OnStar Announces New Weather Check and Reservation Features
Link to article on GM Authority:


10) November Issue of The Responder
Link to newsletter:


11) Transit Windsor Asks for Funding to Pay for Real-Time Information System
Link to article on BlackburnNews:

12) Google Transit Coming to Regina
Link to article in the Leader-Post:


13) GM Scours Social Media to Find Car Defects, Company President Says
Link to article on Bloomberg:

14) Taking Driverless Cars to the Next Level
Link to article in Government Technology:

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