Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

Registration Now Open for ITS America’s Advancing an Intelligent Freight Network Symposium March 26-27
Join ITS America for the first Symposia Series event of 2015 as we head to Long Beach, Calif., March 26 and 27, and explore the smarter movement of goods in the 21st century by Advancing an Intelligent Freight Network. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Port of Long Beach, Intelligent Transportation Society of California and Contra Costa Transportation Authority have partnered with ITS America to host this two-day event focused on advancing technology solutions to improve freight efficiency and highlighting the next generation of ITS solutions to address the changing demands in goods movement.

The symposium will take place in our most unique location yet -- on board the historic Queen Mary. Special registration rates are available for ITS America members, public sector attendees and students and start as low as $40.00. Learn how you and your organization can get involved, check out the preliminary program and register today at


1) Virgin Atlantic Tests Sony Smartglasses and Smartwatches for Engineers
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2) Passenger Terminal World – March 2015
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3) Iowa Bill Seeks Financial Disclosure on Traffic Camera Tickets
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4) Apple Granted Patent to Use Wireless Strength Map Data for Vehicle Navigation
Link to article on Gigaom:
Link to patent

5) Bus Firms in Metro Manila Will Be Required to Use GPS to Monitor Speeds
Link to article in the Manila Standard Today:


6) Nordic Road and Transport Research
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7) NTOC Talks Newsletter – March 4, 2015
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8) Irish Aviation Official Talks About Future of Parking with Bob Hope Airport
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9) Aberdeenshire, Scotland to Paint Double-Lines Primrose Due to Village's History
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10) Maine Protects Bald Eagles, Drivers with New Highway Signs
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11) 11 New 'Traffic Calming' Signs to Hit Streets in Oakley, California
Link to article in the Oroville Mercury-Register:

12) Motor Carrier Safety: Improvements to Data-Driven Oversight Could Better Target High Risk Carriers
Link to report from the US Government Accountability Office:


13) GM China Vehicles to Feature 4G Telematics this Year
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14) Wisconsin DOT to Offer Weather Alerts with Its Traffic Updates
Link to article in the Journal Sentinel:
Link to news release

15) New Traffic Management Center Could End Winnipeg's Red-Light Rage
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16) Adaptive Cruise Control Goes Mainstream
Link to article in The Detroit News:

News Releases

 -  Annual Meeting Call for Presentations – IBTTA

 -  Call for Presenters – TransComm 2015 – AASHTO

 -  Nominations Sought – Airport Business 40 Under 40

Upcoming Events
CeBIT 2015 – March 16-20 – Hannover, Germany

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