Friday, January 15, 2016

Friday, January 15, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, January 15, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) State of Wi-Fi Report Shows Rapid Expansion of In-Flight Internet Service
Link to Skift article


2) UCLA Alum, Film Director Puts New Spin on Los Angeles Bicyclists' Issues
Link to Daily Bruin article


3) Scottsdale, Arizona Traffic Engineer Pulling Star Wars Maneuvers Fighting Traffic's Dark Side
Link to Phoenix Business Journal


4) Indian Transport Minister Urges Citizens to Leverage Internet to Cut Accidents
Link to Tech2 article

5) Ridesharing, Apps Could Fill Remaining Gaps in Chicago Transit
Link to Chicago Tribune article


6) USDOT Clears Way for Self-Parking Cars
Link to CNN story


7) Despite Public Information Effort, Motorists Confused by New Tolls, Plazas on Pennsylvania Turnpike
Link to Intelligencer article

8) Lessons in Community Outreach from Philadelphia Bridge Project
Link to CityLab blog


9) Railroads Defend Positive Train Control Delay
Link to The Hill article

10) How For-Profit Industry is Risking Railway Safety
Link to Boston Review article


11) Freeway Operations; Regional Systems Management and Operations; Managed Lanes 2015
Link to Transportation Research Record


12) Automakers Vow to Boost Car Safety in US Government Pact
Link to Reuters article


13) Legal Reforms in Western Australia Leading to New Types of Companies
Link to West Australia article


14) Wisconsin's Fond du Lac Area Transit Adds App to Track Buses
Link to Reporter article


15) South Africa's SANRAL Banks on Tech to Restore Poor Reputation
Link to ITWeb Africa article

16) Do Digital Highway Signs Help Your Commute? Here's How It All Works
Link to NJ Advance Media article


17) Government Keeps Autonomous Trucking in Gear
Link to GCN article

News Releases

Friday Bonus
This could discourage the sponsoring of traffic reports.

 -  Request for Partnership – Work Zone Traveler Information Application – Michigan DOT
 -  Request for Proposal – Traffic Adaptive Control System Solution – City of Toronto

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