Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Dallas/Fort Worth Airport to Gather Data on Security Lines from Passenger Cellphones
Link to Star-Telegram article

2) Inside United Airlines' Instagram Strategy
Link to Digiday article


3) In-Ground Traffic Lights to Be Installed on Sydney Roads to Alert Distracted Pedestrians
Link to Business Insider Australia article

4) New York City Buses to Get Pedestrian Warning System
Link to amNew York article
Link to news release


5) Average Speed Camera Deployments on the Rise in UK
Link to Traffic Technology Today article


6) New Zealand Transport Agency Creates Online Highway Hotspots Maps
Link to Stuff article
Link to news release

7) Introducing a New Map for Semi-Autonomous Cars
Link to CityLab article


8) Thinking Highways Reports on ASECAP Study Days
Link to interviews


9) Iran Developing Homegrown Alternative to GPS
Link to Tasnim News Agency article


10) Preview of 23rd ITS World Congress Taking Place in Melbourne in October
Link to story on Transportation Radio

11) Effort to Build a Smarter Transportation Network Takes a Giant Step Forward
Link to Government Technology article

12) ITS Rocky Mountain Update – May 2016
Link to update


13) Sidewalk Labs Teams with Transportation for America to Get US Moving
Link to CNET article

14) Transportation Technology Will Be the Next Internet Protocol
Link to TechCrunch article

15) Thinking Cities – May 2016
Link to magazine


16) Transportation Planners Need to Use Tech to Catch Up to Public Demand
Link to Mobility Lab article


17) Competing Ads Aim to Sway New Jersey Voters on Gas Tax
Link to Record article

18) 10 Instagram Accounts to Feed Your Inner Transportation Nerd
Link to Wired article


19) Needless Radio Communications Too Distracting, Union Leader Says
Link to Progressive Railroading article


20) Pittsburgh Roads Wired with Traffic Signals that Will 'Talk' to Vehicles
Link to Trib Live article

21) Seattle DOT to Install Zone Marker Signs on Corridor to Help Drivers Identify Their Location
Link to West Seattle Herald article

22) Oklahoma DOT Files Lawsuit to Remove Trailer Used as Sign
Link to Muskogee Phoenix article


23) Communications Expert Urges TSA to Communicate Better with Novice Travelers
Link to ConsumerAffairs article


24) After $300 Million Investment, Volkswagen Announces Projects with Uber Rival Gett
Link to The Verge article
Link to news release

25) App-Based Transport Services Get Green Light in Indonesia
Link to Jakarta Post article


26) San Francisco's Public Transit App Will Let You Rate Your Commute
Link to CityLab article


27) Ford CEO on Steering the 113-Year Old Giant Towards a Future of Mobility and Autonomous Cars
Link to CNBC story

News Releases

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