Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Survey: US Travelers Want Airports to Track Their Mobile Devices
Link to article on Skift:
Link to news release

2) Interactive Wall at Denver International Airport Set to Wow Travelers
Link to article in The Denver Post:


3) New App Encourages Biking in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Link to story on WZZM-TV:


4) Media Called to Promote Maritime Silk Road Initiative
Link to article in the Global Times:

5) Thai Prime Minister Wants GPS on Fishing Vessels
Link to article in the Bangkok Post:


6) White House Launches Open Data Disaster Portal
Link to article in Government Technology:


7) New App Sponsored by City of San Antonio Makes Parking Downtown a Little Easier
Link to article in San Antonio Magazine:


8) Wisconsin DOT Roundabout Videos Criticized
Link to commentary on OnMilwaukee:
Link to original article on Wisconsin Reporter

9) The Ten Worst Transportation Safety Campaigns Ever
Link to blog on Jalopnik:


10) Train Collision Points to Need for On-Board Video, Canadian Safety Board Says
Link to CBC News story:
Link to news release


11) Best Practices for Road Condition Reporting Systems
Link to document from FHWA:


12) North Carolina Highway Patrol Uses New Way to Catch Texters
Link to article in The Courier-Tribune:

13) Metro-North Railroad Faces Historic Fine for Retaliating Against Worker Who Reported Injury
Link to article in the Hartford Courant:
Link to news release


14) Artist Group to Install Transit-Tied LED Lights on San Francisco's Market Street
Link to story on KTVU-TV:

15) Toronto Transit Installs Video Wall Display in Control Center
Link to article in AV Technology:

16) Fairbanks, Alaska Transit Apps Deliver for Commuters
Link to editorial in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:

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