Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

ITS International features an impressive display wall at COP-BH, the Brazilian control room that helps Belo Horizonte's Municipal Guard monitor security and traffic operations.
Belo Horizonte, Brazil’s sixth largest city and third largest metropolitan area, with a population of 2.5 million people, has made significant investments in its roadways and mass transit system along with their state-of-the-art control room. Read more about COP-BH’s control room at:
1) EU's PassMe Project to Reduce Passenger Waiting Time at Airports
Link to article on Airport Technology:
2) Editor of Pilot Getaways, John Kounis, Dies
Link to article in Flying:
3) Utah Transit Authority Offers Free Safety Gear to Promote Biking to Transit Stations
Link to article in the Deseret News:
4) More States Will Soon Accept Florida’s SunPass
Link to article in The Tampa Bay Times:
5) Witty CSX Web Series, 'The Intermodals,' Explains Intermodal Transportation
Link to article on Marketing Land:
6) Where the Streets Have No Name, the Dubai Startup Shaking Up Shipping and eCommerce in the Middle East
Link to article on ZDNet:

7) Intelligent Mobility Looks to Address Challenges Facing Transport Sector
Link to article in New Electronics:
8) EU to Fund Next Step in Digital Traffic Control
Link to article in The Maritime Executive:

9) China to Invest Heavily in Maritime Surveillance System
Link to article in The Maritime Executive:
10) First Maritime Supervision Drone Ship Developed in China
Link to article on Want China Times:
11) Volkswagen Shows the Future of Valet Parking
Link to article on Worldcarfans:
12) Toyota Promotes Safety with Radio Ads That Turn-Off Smartphones
Link to article in Branding Magazine:

13) US Military's Transportation Command Upbeat in Cyber Progress Report
Link to article in FCW:
14) Nokia's Here Joins Partners to Work on App for Paying Transit Fares
Link to Bloomberg article:
15) Minot City Transit to Launch New Card System
Link to story on KXMC / KXMD-TV:
16) Boston Tackles Double-Parking with Waze Data
Link to article in GCN:
17) University of Texas Researchers Merging Cars of Today and Tomorrow
Link to story on KVUE-TV:
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