Friday, June 24, 2016

Friday, June 24, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, June 24, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Btrfly App Helps You Find Love with Other Lonely Travelers at the Airport
Link to Daily Mail article
Link to Btrfly


2) Untangling Paris' Chaotic Metro Map
Link to CityLab article


3) Kansas Turnpike Authority Offers to Help Kansans with Out-of-State Toll-Billing Errors
Link to KMBC-TV story
Link to news release


4) UN Aviation Agency Voices 'Grave Concerns' Over North Korea GPS Jamming
Link to Yonhap article


5) Seoul Launches Campaign to Keep Smartphone Users Safe
Link to AFP article


6) Web Page, Smartphone App Help New York Subway Riders Fight Back at Groping, Grinding, Lewd Acts
Link to AP article


7) Shanghai Carries Out Campaign on Traffic Management
Link to CCTV story

8) North Carolina DOT Inks $4 Million Partnership to Implement Real-Time Traffic Tracker
Link to Triangle Business Journal article


9) First-Ever Driverless Vehicle Test Rolls Down Michigan Interstate
Link to Flint Journal article
Link to Michigan DOT news release

News Releases

Job Posting
 -  Connected and Automated Vehicle Program Manager – Virginia DOT – Richmond, Virginia

Friday Bonus
In last week's Friday Bonus I talked about one of my favorite bridges, a pedestrian-only drawbridge in Maine. That prompted Charlie Wallace to share one of the more unusual bridges he's seen. It's also a pedestrian bridge that opens for river traffic. What makes the Gateshead Millennium Bridge in the UK unique is how it opens. It tilts!
Video of bridge tilting

 -  Public Consultation – European Union C-ITS Initiative
 -  Nominees Sought – Transportation Vanguard Award - AASHTO

Upcoming Events
Webinar: Understanding the Connected Car (from a Radio Perspective) – June 28

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