Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Your Bike and Smartphone Become One with this Kickstarter Connected Bike System
Link to article on CNET:


2) New Jersey DOT Commissioner: Fixing Transportation Trust Fund Means Bringing Public on Board
Link to article from NJ Advance Media:


3) Sensors Could Alert Ohio Officials of Falling Ice on I-280 Skyway
Link to article in The Blade:


4) Taiwan to Ban Smoking While Driving on Busy Roads
Link to article in The China Post:

5) Iowa DOT's 'Message Mondays' Meant to be Memorable, Increase Safety
Link to article in the Dispatch-Argus:

6) Distracted Driving and the Risks of Ride-Hailing Services Like Uber
Link to blog in The New York Times:


7) Los Angeles Police to Track How Safely Officers Are Driving Patrol Cars
Link to story on KPCC Radio:

8) Car Intelligence Analytics Based on Free Smartphone App
Link to interview on GPS Business News:


9) New App Will Help Blind Navigate MBTA Stations
Link to article in The Boston Globe:

10) Los Angeles Metro: Don't be Charging Your Cellphone in Our Outlets
Link to story on KPCC Radio:

11) Long Beach (California) Transit to Cross Over to TAP Card System
Link to article in the Long Beach Post:

12) Thunder Bay (Ontario) Transit Upgrades Online Bus-Arrival Tool, Gives Riders More Accurate Information
Link to article on tbnewswatch:

13) Ad Targeting Islam to Go Before US Judge
Link to article in The Philadelphia Inquirer:

14) New MyTranslink App Allows Queensland Users to Track Public Transport in Real-Time
Link to article in The Courier-Mail:

15) Wi-Fi Coming Back to Golden Gate Transit
Link to article in the Marin Independent Journal:
Link to news release

16) New GPS Systems Rolled Out to Help Track Long Island Buses
Link to article in Newsday:

17) Chicago Transit Authority Gives Station an Address that Seems Impossible
Link to story on WBBM-TV:


18) Google Unveils New Self-Driving Car Prototype
Link to article in USA Today:

19) New Jersey Legislators Look to Lead on Driverless Car Front
Link to article in Government Technology:

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