Thursday, June 9, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, June 9, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

The TCN – It's More Than Just a Newsletter!

Each weekday at 6 pm NYC time, the TCN pops into your inbox. If there's news about some aspect of transportation communications you'll hopefully find it in my daily updates. For a few years now, I've been giving you a little extra in the form of Transportation Radio reports. These are usually interviews by phone or in-person that give you an in-depth look at a transportation organization or upcoming event. It's one more way the TCN keeps you up-to-date. This month I'm asking you to consider making a donation to support the work of the TCN. Below you'll find my address and a link to my PayPal account. Thanks for your support!           

PS: Where else would you find transportation stories from Vogue, National Geographic and Automotive News all in one place? (see articles below)


1) After Alaska Successes, FAA Weather Cam Program Expands
Link to Alaska Journal of Commerce article

2) Lobbyist for Redflex Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Role in Ohio Bribery Scandal
Link to Plain Dealer article
Link to news release


3) How to Read a Pilot's Map of the Sky
Link to National Geographic blog


4) Truck Fleets Poised to Profit from Big Data
Link to Fleet Owner article


5) US Navy Cancels Planned GPS Outage in Southern California
Link to AOPA article

6) Domino's to Track Customers En Route to Store
Link to ZDNet article


7) Pittsburgh's Smart City Proposal Combines Data, Energy and Transportation
Link to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article

8) Glasgow Host First Ever ITS Congress Mayors' Summit
Link to Traffic Technology Today article

9) 'Social Wikipedia for ITS' Unveiled at European Congress
Link to Traffic Technology Today article

10) Update on ITS European Congress
Link to Smart Highways update

11) USDOT Continues to Lead the Way in Smart Technology Development
Link to USDOT's Fast Lane blog


12) Republican National Convention Transportation Plans in Motion
Link to WJW-TV story

13) New York MTA: Fixing Spelling of Varrazzano's Name on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Would Be Too Expensive
Link to WCBS-TV story

14) Supermodel Karlie Kloss Shared Her Travel Woes on Twitter, and So Should You
Link to Vogue article


15) South Carolina Conducts Drill to Lessen Hurricane Evacuation Traffic Jam
Link to WCBD-TV story

16) 'They Save Lives': Connecticut Troopers Union Says Cuts to CHAMP Fleet a Risk
Link to WVIT-TV story


17) How Safe is Safe Enough for Self-Driving Cars? It's a Moving Target
Link to Detroit Free Press article

18) NHTSA Warns Tesla Over Non-Disclosure Pacts
Link to Automotive News article

News Releases

 -  Applicants Sought – Experience Camps – American Traffic Safety Services Foundation

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