Thursday, February 11, 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, February 11, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) Republican Seeks to Spike Price Quote Rules for Airline Tickets
Link to The Hill article

2) Harnessing the Power of Aviation's Information Age
Link to Aviation Week article

BICYCLES / PEDESTRIANS

3) Hawaiian Bill Would Ban Pedestrians from Using Cellphones in Crosswalks
Link to KHON-TV story

4) New Wayfinding System to Guide Pedestrians in Downtown San Diego
Link to San Diego Union-Tribune article

CAMERAS

5) Pennsylvania DOT: License-Plate Readers In, Registration Stickers Out
Link to York Dispatch article

CARTOGRAPHY

6) GPS Firm Garmin to Buy Iconic Maine Mapmaker DeLorme
Link to Bangor Daily News article
Link to news release

OTHER

7) Colorado DOT, with Mountains of Info to Sort Through, Seeks First Chief Data Officer
Link to Denver Business Journal article

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

8) Maine Rail Cargo Secrecy Law Bypassed Public Access, Safety Defenses
Link to Bangor Daily News article

9) New South Wales Transport Awards $1.8 Million Online Open Data Hub Contract
Link to ZDNet article

TRANSIT

10) Kansas City, Missouri Launches On-Demand Shuttle Service
Link to Kansas City Star article
Link to news release

11) MBTA Gets Technology Religion as It Eyes New Apps
Link to Boston Globe article

12) Moovit Dominates Canadian Transit App Market
Link to Techvibes article

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

13) Winston-Salem, North Carolina Traffic Operations Center to Move Into Former Train Station
Link to Winston-Salem Journal article

VEHICLES

14) How Driverless Cars Could Collide with Auto Insurers
Link to CBS Moneywatch story


News Releases


Upcoming Events
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