Friday, May 1, 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, May 1, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Colorado Governor Urges Lawmakers to Kill Red-Light Camera Bill and Introduce New Measure
Link to article in The Denver Post:

2) Virginia Governor Vetoes Surveillance Technology Bill to Chagrin of Privacy Hawks
Link to article in The Washington Post:

3) Missourians May Get Chance to Vote on Red-Light Cameras
Link to story on KBIA Radio:


4) Bing Maps Updated with Expanded Transit Coverage
Link to article on SlashGear:


5) Texas Lawmakers Debate How TxTag Should Handle Complaints
Link to story on KXAN-TV:


6) Improved Communication Helps to Drive Efficiencies Into Transportation Scheduling
Link to article on Logistics Viewpoints:


7) ITS New Jersey's The Connector – April 2015
Link to newsletter:

8) IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Podcast – SUMO
Link to podcast:


9) Port of Los Angeles Police Chief Indicted on Corruption Charges Involving Smartphone App
Link to story on KPCC Radio:
Link to news release
Link to indictment


10) Philips Rolls Out LED Carpets
Link to article on CNET:


11) Witnesses: Confusion Over New Traffic Signal Caused Fatal Indianapolis Crash
Link to story on WRTV-TV:

12) Philadelphia City Council Rescinds New Billboard Law After Pennsylvania DOT Pushback
Link to story on KYW Radio:


13) Transit Agencies Battle Controversial Ads By Changing the Rules
Link to story on WNYC Radio:

14) Sticker Used to Catch Gropers Red-Handed is a Hit with Female Commuters in Japan
Link to article in The Japan Times:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
Bringing new meaning to personalized mass transit.

 -  Call for Papers – International Air Safety Summit – Flight Safety Foundation

Today in Transportation History
1940 **75th anniversary**
Michael Baker International was founded.

Upcoming Events
Webinar: Reno A&A Bicycle Detection and Vehicle Differentiation System – May 12

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