Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, July 28, 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 www.itscarolinas.org


1) Communications Issues Raised on Allegiant Air Flight to Fargo with 'Low Fuel'
Link to story on WDAY-TV:

2) Daytona Beach International Hits Mother Lode When Mining ZIP Code Data
Link to article in Airport Improvement:

3) Airports Are Blind to Fliers Like Me
Link to commentary in The Town Talk:


4) Someday Your Phone May Stop an Oncoming Car
Link to IDG News Service article:


5) Hundreds of Cameras Monitoring Phoenix-Area Roadways
Link to story KNXV-TV:

6) Cameras at Railroad Crossings Could Save Lives, New York Lawmakers Say
Link to article in The Journal News:


7) Coming Soon: Less Traffic with a Smart I-80 in California
Link to article on Berkeleyside:

8) Untangling World's Biggest Traffic Jams: Where IoT Meets Transportation
Link to article on SiliconANGLE:


9) New Web-Based Docking System a Boon for South Africa's Ports
Link to article in Business Day:

10) GPS Trackers Help Rescuers Find Stranded Boaters
Link to story on WPTV-TV:


11) Not Many Travel Apps Worth Downloading, Study Finds
Link to article from the Chicago Tribune:


12) Bill Seeks to Give Pittsburgh Police License Plate Info from Parking Authority
Link to article in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:


13) DC Metro Working on Deal with Wireless Carriers to End Tunnel Dead Spots


14) Lagos App Helps Commuters Take Road Less Traveled
Link to article on How We Made It in Africa:


15) Senators Want NHTSA to Get Tough on Vehicle Hacking
Link to article in The Detroit News:

16) Automakers Try Integrated Tablets to Retain Backseat Business
Link to article in Automotive News:

News Releases

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