Thursday, December 11, 2014

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, December 11, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Cobb County, Georgia Votes to Install 25 Additional Traffic Monitoring Cameras
Link to article in The Marietta Daily Journal:


2) Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority Seeks Buyer for Toll Equipment
Link to article in The Providence Journal:

3) Hungary to Extend E-Toll to Budapest Ring Road
Link to article on


4) GLONASS to Counter GPS in India?
Link to article in The Times of India:


5) Ho Chi Minh City Has Potential to Generate $1.4 Billion by Investing in ITS, Says New Report
Link to article in Cities Today:
Link to news release

6) Profile of ITS Australia
Link to story on Transportation Radio:


7) Indiana DOT Apologizes for Late Night Robocalls
Link to story on WOWO Radio:

8) 'Driving While Black' Apps Give Tips for Police Stops
Link to AP article:

9) Study Finds Traffic Forecasts Consistently Overestimating Congestion
Link to article on Planetizen:

10) Five Ways City Sounds Could be Harnessed to Create Better Urban Living
Link to article in Fast Company:


11) Radio Ads Highlight New Jersey Transportation Infrastructure Crisis
Link to commentary on Politicker NJ:


12) Legislation to Improve TSA Stakeholder Engagement Goes to Obama
Link to article in Homeland Security Today:

13) Maryland Launches App to Help Users Avoid Drunken Driving
Link to article in The Baltimore Sun:

14) US DOT Releases Latest Findings and Lessons Learned from Use of Wireless Technology to Improve Transit Safety
Link to further information from US DOT's ITS Joint Program Office:


15) Ford Sync 3 Drops Microsoft, Puts MyFord Touch Out to Pasture
Link to article on CNET:
Link to news release


16) Auckland's Public Transport Getting Brand Makeover
Link to story on 3 News:
Link to news release

17) New Jersey Transit Launches Wi-Fi System in Port Authority Bus Terminal
Link to article from NJ Advance Media:

18) Real-Time Transportation Technology Will Benefit Drivers, Passengers for Pennsylvania Shared-Ride Service
Link to article in The Kittanning Paper:


19) A Benefit of 'Big Brother' Watching in Salt Lake City: Smoother Traffic
Link to article in The Salt Lake Tribune:

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