Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Mobility as a Service: a Thinking Highways Roundtable Discussion
Link to audio recording

2) Communication Skills Needed to Address ‘NIMBY Syndrome’
Link to Huffington Post commentary


3) New York City Transit Crime Data to Become Available to the Public
Link to Daily News article


4) Shippers Push Feds to Demand Freight Railroad Data
Link to Electric Co-op Today article


5) Steering Wheel Cover Wants to Stop People Texting Themselves to Death
Link to CNET article

6) Drivers Need to Get from A to B Safely - Not Feed Their Digital Addictions
Link to Los Angeles Times column


7) Driverless Taxi on Seoul Campus Offers Glimpse of Future
Link to AP article
Link to news release


8) Auto Assistance Clubs in UK, Netherlands, Austria Partner to Develop Connected Car Software
Link to Digital Look article

9) Why Are Telematics Providers Rebranding Themselves as Fleet Managers?
Link to Fleet News blog


10) San Francisco to Use Ads, Signage to Bolster Castro Businesses During Transit Outage for Super Bowl
Link to San Francisco Examiner article

11) Helpful New Transit Mapping App You Don't Want to be Without
Link to Kim Komando column


12) Charlotte to Seek $40 Million Federal Prize for Traffic Management
Link to Charlotte Observer article

13) Denver, Panasonic Unveil ‘Smart City’ Tech Projects
Link to Denver Business Journal article
Link to news release

14) I-66 Used as Test Bed for Virginia Tech Student's Traffic App
Link to InsideNoVa article

15) Oregon DOT to Add Real-Time Information Signs Around Mount Hood
Link to Mountain Times article


16) BMW Probes for New Levels of Life-Machine Interfacing with Internet of Things Concept Tech
Link to Car and Driver blog

17) BMW’s Concept Motorcycle Helmet Has a Heads-Up Display
Link to The Verge article

News Releases

Job Posting
 -  Lead Planning Analyst – Virginia DOT – Richmond, Virginia

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