Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Potential Hackers Announce Threats to Airline Flights
Link to article in USA Today:


2) Broken Traffic Cameras Contributed to Massive Revenue Decline, DC Police Say
Link to article in The Washington Post:

3) Minnesota Lawmakers Debate Shelf Life of License Plate Reader Data
Link to article in the Star Tribune:


4) Chicago, the Last Great Capital of Cartography
Link to blog on CityLab:


5) Sanef, Verizon and Azuga Tapped for Oregon's Pioneering Road Usage Charge Program
Link to article on TollRoads News:


6) Official: Only 16 Out of 53 GPS Devices Installed on Bulgarian Locomotives in 2012 Worked
Link to Focus News Agency article:


7) Here's How the Internet of Things Will Solve Traffic Jams and Take the Stress Out of Finding a Parking Space
Link to article on Business Insider:
Link to news release


8) US Department of Justice Spied on Millions of Cars to Build Real-Time Tracking Database
Link to article in The Hill:


9) New Taiwan Transport Minister Lauds 'Internet Army'
Link to article in the Taipei Times:

10) New Interactive Maps Outline Chicago-Area's Transportation Woes
Link to story on WGN-TV:
Link to site

11) University of Minnesota Website Offers Transportation Data Galore
Link to article in the Star Tribune:


12) In 10 Years Since Deadly Crash, Metrolink Has Made Safety a Focus
Link to article in the Los Angeles Daily News:


13) System that Detects Wrong-Way Drivers to Expand Through Houston
Link to story on KPRC-TV:


14) Iowa DOT Wants to Test Flashing Blue and White Lights on Plows to Cut Crashes
Link to article in The Des Moines Register:


15) Uber Exec Pushes Service as Drunk Driving Solution
Link to article in USA Today:
Link to news release


16) Transit Union: DC Metro Has 'Woefully Neglected Its Safety Culture'
Link to article in The Washington Post:
Link to news release

17) New Seattle Bus Lane Markings Aren't Keeping Cars Out
Link to article on seattlepi:

18) Little-Known Agency Keeps Southern California Commuter Rail Network on Track
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:


19) Cape Town Traffic Center Gets 9,000 Calls a Day
Link to article on IOL News:

20) Inside Philadelphia's Command Center for Snow Emergencies
Link to article in The Philadelphia Inquirer:


21) Report: Self-Driving Vehicles May Not Be So Safe
Link to article in Government Technology:

22) New App Promises Instant Alerts About Car Safety Recalls
Link to story on KOMO-TV:
Link to news release

23) Pay Attention! Your Car is Watching You
Link to story on MSNBC's Squawk Alley:

24) USDOT Connected Vehicle Pilot Program Seeks Safer, Smarter and Greener Projects
Link to article on Telematics Update:

News Releases

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