Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 – Cranford, New Jersey


1) San Jose, California Airport Unveils Robots to Help Passengers
Link to KRON-TV story
Link to news release


2) Fleets Could Be Missing a Trick When It Comes to Camera Telemetry
Link to HGV Ireland article


3) Mapping the Streets of Havana in 3D
Link to CityLab article


4) Model Aeronautics' Magazine Cover Showing Swastika Raises Objections
Link to commentary in Forbes


5) Pennsylvania Turnpike Publicly Shaming Repeat Offenders Who Blow Off Tolls
Link to WTAE-TV story
Link to news release


6) DC's Improved Snow Plan Better Tracks Plows, Forecast
Link to WTOP Radio story

7) Effort to Rename Jefferson Davis Highway in Fredericksburg, Virginia at Standstill
Link to Free Lance-Star article

8) Free Wi-Fi Coming to British Columbia Highway Rest Stops
Link to Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal article
Link to news release


9) With Hundreds of Guns Turning Up at Airport Security, TSA Working to Educate Passengers About Firearm Travel Rules
Link to WHNT-TV story


10) GM's OnStar, IBM's Watson Combine to Market Brands to Drivers
Link to Reuters article
Link to news release

11) Root Insurance's New Smartphone App Helps Good Drivers Get Cheaper Rates
Link to Carrier Management article

12) How Telematics Help Fleet Managers Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Link to GCN article


13) Seattle's Sound Transit: Communication Challenges in a High-Tech Capital
Link to Transportation Radio interview

14) Entire Edmonton Transit Fleet Outfitted for Mobile App that Tracks Buses in Real-Time
Link to Edmonton Journal article

15) How the Media, Transit Agencies, Planners Should Be Talking About Bus Rapid Transit
Link to Metro Magazine blog


16) Texas DOT Plotting $18 Million Test Program to Alert Drivers to Travel Options
Link to Houston Chronicle article

17) Radiate Media President Ivan Shulman Discusses His Company's Traffic Reporting Service
Link to Radio Ink interview


18) PSA/Peugeot-Citroen Chief Digital Officer: 'We Need to Talk Differently to the Connected Consumer'
Link to automotiveIT International interview

19) Renault-Nissan Senior VP, Connected Vehicles and Mobility Services: 'Over-the-Air Updates Will Be a Big Enabler'
Link to automotiveIT International interview

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