Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) United Sends Safety Warning to Pilots
Link to article on MarketWatch:

2) Best Practices for Wayfinding and Passenger Experience Enhancing Solutions at Airports
Link to recorded webinar from Airport Improvement:


3) Drug-Impaired Driving: Additional Support Needed for Public Awareness Initiatives
Link to report from the US Government Accountability Office:


4) New York State DOT to Install Over-Height Vehicle Detection System on Long Island Roadways
Link to article in Merrick Herald Life:

5) Ontario Company Creates Way for Network of Traffic Signals to Adjust to Traffic in Real-Time
Link to story on CBC News:
Link to interview on CBC Radio's The Morning Edition – K-W
Link to further information on Miovision


6) Ohio House Committee Removes Distracted Driving Provisions from Budget Bill
Link to article in the Twinsburg Bulletin:

7) App Blocks Incoming Messages While Driving
Link to article in The Globe and Mail:

8) Transport Research Laboratory Study Highlights Prevalence of Cellphone Use By Drivers
Link to article in World Highways:


9) Vendors Look to Reap Revenues from Roadway User Fee System
Link to article in Roll Call:


10) Maryland Transit Administration Real-Time Bus Data 'Hacked,' Offered on Private Mobile Application
Link to article in The Baltimore Sun:

11) Central Ohio Transit Agency Hires Company to Analyze Technology, Including GPS
Link to article in The Columbus Dispatch:

12) Techies Take on Data for PATH Stations in 'Hackathon'
Link to article in The Jersey Journal:


13) Phoenix-Area Receives Grant for More Real-Time Traffic Signs
Link to article in The Arizona Republic:


14) J.D. Power: Car Technology Troublesome But Important to Buyers
Link to Reuters article:
Link to news release

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