Thursday, June 7, 2012

Thursday, June 7, 2012



Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, June 7, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) FAA Will Deliver Equipage Incentives: Huerta
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

GPS / NAVIGATION

2) Satnavs Accused of Distracting Drivers
Link to article in The Telegraph:
Link to news release form Royal Holloway College: http://goo.gl/NvfYw

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

3) Should Governments Invest in Video Technology?
Link to article in Government Technology:

SAFETY / SECURITY

4) US Government Steps Up Effort to Combat Distracted Driving
Link to AP article:
Link to news release from US DOT: http://goo.gl/UpKIm

TAXIS

5) New York City Seeks Proposals for Taxi Payment App
Link to story on NY1:

TRANSIT

6) RTA Riders in Cleveland Can Soon Track Arrivals of Buses and Trains
Link to article in The Plain Dealer:

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

7) Nepal Traffic Police Launch FM Station
Link to article in The Himalayan:

VEHICLES

8) Is Detroit Buying Verizon's LTE-Connected-Car Vision?
Link to article on GigaOM:

9) Security for Cars Enters New Age
Link to article in The Detroit News:


News Releases


Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1892 **120th anniversary** Homer Plessy was arrested for refusing to leave a white-only rail car in Louisiana.  He was the plaintiff in the landmark Plessy v. Ferguson case in which the US Supreme Court upheld 'separate but equal' state segregation laws.

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