Friday, July 31, 2015

Friday, July 31, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, July 31, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

ITS Carolinas FIRST Annual Meeting – September 14 – 15, 2015.

The newest ITS America Chapter represents agencies in NC and SC. In September, Charlotte will be host to the largest ITS conference ever held in the region. Registration is open and opportunities for sponsors, exhibits, and demonstrations are still available. Please visit our web site for more details and to register. We look forward to seeing you in September


1) Philadelphia Airport Preps for Papal Visit
Link to column in USA Today:


2) Toyota Inks Deal for Telenav In-Car Navigation, Drives Away from Google and Apple
Link to article on Re / code:
Link to news release


3) Transportation Communicating is About More Than Cars and Highways
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


4) New Hampshire DOT Introduces #999 for Help on Some Roadways
Link to article in the New Hampshire Union Leader:
Link to news release


5) New York MTA Testing Warning System for Turning Buses
Link to article in the Daily News:

6) US Geological Survey Grant to Fund Earthquake Early-Warning System Expansion on West Coast
Link to article on Route Fifty:
Link to news release

7) BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Recognized for Airport Security Program
Link to article in Government Security News:


8) More Uber Than Bus: Salem, Oregon's New Transit Service
Link to story on KBSX Radio:


9) Chinese Carmaker Testing Car-to-Car Communications
Link to article in MIT Technology Review:

10) Tesla's Autopilot Technology About to Get Even Better
Link to article on Business Insider:

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