Thursday, April 23, 2015

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, April 23, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Airlines Rush to Update Apps for Apple Watch
Link to article in USA Today:

2) Data Sharing Transformation Driving Curb to Gate Improvements at Dublin Airport
Link to article on Future Travel Experience:

3) How Airlines Present Delay Information Could Change Perceptions
Link to article in The Atlantic:


4) Study: Smart Maps Can Help Save $8 Billion in India
Link to PTI article:
Link to news release


5) Ports Welcome US Advances in Cybersecurity
Link to article in The Journal of Commerce:


6) US Transportation Secretary Visits Carnegie Mellon Robotics Center
Link to article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

7) Montana DOT Research Programs Newsletter – Winter/Spring 2015
Link to newsletter:


8) Leaders in Hillsborough County, Florida Concerned Enough People Not Being Reached in Transportation Push
Link to article in the Tampa Bay Times:


9) 'Brain' of Metra Train Crash-Prevention System Approved for $80 Million
Link to article in the Daily Herald:

10) National Journal Tested Amtrak's Wi-Fi and Finds It Slow or Non-Existent
Link to article in the National Journal:


11) Washington, DC Investigates Congestion Pricing to Improve Traffic
Link to story on WRC-TV:

12) Road Signage in Malaysia to Be Upgraded in Stages
Link to Bernama article:


13) Philadelphia Woman Using Social Media to Bring Awareness to Safety Issue in the City
Link to story on KYW Radio:


14) Singapore Investigating On-Demand Public Transport Powered by Big Data
Link to article on Channel NewsAsia:


15) City of Honolulu, Hawaii DOT Respond to Traffic Jam on H-1 After Fatal Crash
Link to story on Hawaii News Now:

16) Connecticut Rest Stop Info Now Available Online
Link to story on WTIC-TV:

17) Facebook Groups Shares Palestine/Israel Checkpoint Wait in Real Time
Link to article on Palestine Pulse:

18) Waze Data-Sharing Deal Could Give Ammunition to App's Opponents
Link to article in LA Weekly:

19) Nashville-Based TransCore Helped New York City's Traffic: What a Similar Plan Could Do for Music City
Link to blog in the Nashville Business Journal:


20) Amazon Now Ships to Your Audi's Trunk
Link to article in USA Today:
Link to news release

21) AT&T Adds 684,000 Connected Cars in Q1
Link to article on ZDNet:

22) Automakers Support Provisions in Copyright Law that Would Prohibit Owners Repairing Their Vehicles
Link to article on Autoblog:
Comments from The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers

News Releases

-  Applicants Sought – Scholarships – Greater New York Chapter of WTS

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