Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Verified Airport Twitter Accounts Bring Added Credibility
Link to article in Airways:


2) Austin, Texas City Council Approves Funding for Bicycle Detection Technology
Link to article in The Daily Texan:

3) New App Aims to Prevent Bicycle-Involved Accidents
Link to story on KGO-TV:


4) Ohio High Court Upholds Traffic Camera Use
Link to AP article:

5) Florida Attorney Questions Why Traffic Cameras Don't Record
Link to story on WKMG-TV:


6) OpenStreetMap Can Now Give Directions to Your Destination
Link to article on Engadget:


7) Madagascar to Host Maritime Information Center for Western Indian Ocean
Link to article on HIS Maritime 360:


8) Mapping Out Local Transportation Advocacy and Reform
Link to blog and podcast on Streetsblog USA:


9) Toronto Using 'Emotional Messaging' to Curb Distracted Driving
Link to story on Global News:


10) New App Lets Los Angeles Bus Riders Pay Fares By Phone
Link to story on KNBC-TV:

11) New Earthquake Warning System Could Reduce Risk of Sound Transit Train Derailing
Link to story on KIRO-TV:

12) BART to Receive $5 Million Federal Grant to Protect Trackside Workers
Link to story on KCBS Radio:

13) The Autonomous Shuttle Hoping to Transform Public Transport
Link to article on Engadget:
Link to news release


14) Richmond First to Hook Up with British Columbia Traffic Flow Center
Link to article in the Richmond News:

15) Slovak Telekom Will Pinpoint Traffic Jams – for Millions
Link to article in The Slovak Spectator:
Link to article in Denník N (in Slovak)

16) Improved SmartWay Map Guides Tennessee Motorists
Link to Gannett Tennessee article:

17) Police in Bhubaneswar to Provide Traffic Updates on FM Station
Link to article in The New Indian Express:

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