Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Aviation Experts Present Options for Major Air Traffic Control Reform at House Hearing
Link to article on Avionics Today:

2) Report: Passport Kiosks Cut Customs Lines at New York City-Area Airports
Link to article in USA Today:
Link to news release

3) New Signs to Make It Easier to Get to Fort Lauderdale Airport
Link to article in the Sun Sentinel:

4) Delta Offers GPS Pet-Tracker to Ensure Dogs Have a Happy Flight
Link to Bloomberg article:


5) New York's Citi Bike Says Weekend Shutdown Was for Fixing Software, Lack of Notice Criticized
Link to article in The New York Times:
Link to news release


6) States Use Cameras to Crack Down on School Bus Scofflaws
Link to article on Stateline:

7) Watching Video Watching Traffic in Montreal
Link to column on SourceSecurity:


8) China Launches First 'New Generation' Satellite for BeiDou Navigation System
Link to PTI article:


9) Bulgaria to Implement ITS in Burgas
Link to article in ITS International:

10) ITS Australia Newsletter – March 2015
Link to newsletter:


11) Cambridge, England Aims to Become 'World's Smartest City'
Link to article on Cambridge News:

12) Peter Bacqué, Longtime Transportation Reporter for Richmond Times-Dispatch, Dies at 67
Link to article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch:

13) A Social Media Playbook for Changing Commuting Behaviors
Link to Mobility Lab blog:


14) Parking App Competition Heats Up for Baltimore Orioles Opening Day
Link to article on Technical.ly Baltimore:


15) Audit Says Colorado DOT Didn't Do Enough to Get Feedback on US 36 Express Lanes Project
Link to story on KCNC-TV:
Link to audit report

16) Texas DWI Campaign Targets Young Hispanic Men
Link to story on WFAA-TV:
Link to news release

17) Getting to the Right Audience is Tougher than Ever Despite Strong Interest in Local News
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


18) Signs Directing Drivers to 'Safe Phone Zones' to Be Erected on Illinois Tollway
Link to article in the Chicago Sun-Times:
Link to news release

19) Chattanooga, University of Tennessee to Pilot Program to Allow Trucks, Emergency Vehicles to Communication with Traffic Signals
Link to article in the Chattanooga Times Free Press:


20) The Responder – March 2015
Link to newsletter from the Traffic Incident Management Network:


21) 'Seamless' Bay Area Transit System Proposed to Attract New Riders
Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

22) Victoria Government Release Public Transport Timetable Data
Link to article on ZDNet:

23) Moovit Public Transport App Goes Live in Australia
Link to article on iTWire:

24) Social Media Keeps Transit Agencies Informed About Their Riders
Link to article in Digital Communities:

25) A Shared Responsibility for Transit Safety Requires Sharing Knowledge as Well
Link to USDOT's Fast Lane blog:


26) Puna, Hawaii Traffic Cams Go Live on New Website – Monitor Roads Affected By Kīlauea Lava Flows
Link to article on Big Island Video News:
Link to Puna Traffic


27) Hyundai Motor Aims to Have Autonomous Driving Tech on Market in 2020
Link to Reuters article:

28) Contra Costa County, California Looks to Become Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Center
Link to article in FutureStructure:

29) Android Auto to Arrive in Brazil in 2015
Link to article on ZDNet:
Link to article in Folha de S.Paulo (in Portuguese)

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