Friday, May 29, 2015

Friday, May 29, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, May 29, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Questions Remain About How to Use Data from License Plate Scanners
Link to story on NPR's All Things Considered:


2) Commuters Get Break on Fines for Late Tobin Bridge Toll Payments
Link to article in The Boston Globe:


3) European Transport MEPs Call for Sharing of Timetable and Fare Information to Boost Intermodal Ticketing
Link to article in Railway Gazette:


4) Uber Makes Life Easier for Deaf Drivers, But Still Faces Disability Controversy
Link to article on Mashable:


5) PATCO Introduces First Next-Generation Cars to the Public
Link to story on Transportation Radio:
Link to news release

6) DC Transit Officials Temporarily Suspend Issue-Oriented Ads
Link to AP article:

7) Indian Central Bank Suggests Mass Transport Systems to Issue Prepaid Instruments
Link to article in The Financial Express:
Link to news release


8) New Pedestrian Detector from Google Could Make Self-Driving Cars Cheaper
Link to article in IEEE Spectrum:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
Morning traffic report for those who work for home.

 -  Funding Proposals Sought – Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) Program – Transportation Research Board
 -  Call for Presentations – New Media, Communications and Human Resources Workshop – IBTTA

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