Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

Mitsubishi Electric Display Wall - Control Room Solutions

Transportation Industry, are you attending ITS-California’s Annual Meeting next week? Attend a live demonstration with the Mitsubishi Electric Display Wall group while you're there. Booth #20:


1) San Francisco Public Information Campaign Makes a Difference in Pedestrian Safety
Link to article on Next City:


2) Bermuda Transport Minister: 'Cameras on All Buses Too Costly'
Link to article in The Royal Gazette:


3) Microsoft's Windows Maps App Will Now Relay Traffic Information to You
Link to article on Windows Central:


4) China's Beidou to Provide GPS Service for Arab Countries
Link to article on GBTIMES:


5) Traffic Technology International – August/September 2015
Link to magazine:

6) Latest Edition of Smart Highways
Link to magazine:


7) EU Grant Looks to Improve Communication to Enhance Maritime Safety
Link to article in the Maritime Journal:
Link to additional information on Mona Lisa Project


8) This 'Smart' Wheelchair Knows to Send Repair Notices, Health Alerts
Link to article on CNET:

9) RIP Adrian Frutiger: Creator of Typeface Used on London Street Signs, BART, de Gaulle Airport
Link to article on Gizmodo:

10) USDOT's Volpe Center Launches 'Beyond Traffic' Speaker Series
Link to USDOT's Fast Lane blog:


11) TV Ad Blasts Indiana Governor on Transportation Issues
Link to story on WTTV-TV:


12) Meet the Blogger Who Documented Every Train Station in the Metro-North System
Link to story on WNPR Radio:

13) Transit Agencies Look to Wi-Fi to Lure Riders
Link to blog in the Houston Chronicle:


14) Philadelphia Rolls Out Traffic Operations Center to Reduce Congestion During Papal Visit and Beyond
Link to story on CBS Philly:


15) Google Does Not Intend to Become a Carmaker
Link to Reuters article:

16) Microsoft Experimenting with Cortana in Your Car
Link to article on The Verge:

17) BMW Eyes New Business Opportunities with Autonomous Cars
Link to Reuters article:

18) IBM Boosts Connected Car Data Analysis with Service Launch
Link to article on ZDNet:
Link to news release

19) Review: Android Auto Infotainment System is Off to a Fabulous Start
Link to review in USA Today:

News Releases

 -  Request for Proposals – Media Consulting/Public Relations Services – Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission

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