Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, June 7, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
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
5) New York City Seeks Proposals for Taxi Payment App
Link to story on NY1:
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:
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:
1) American Road Technologies Deploys Freedom Pass Mobile – Allows Travelers to Pay Tolls Via Smartphone
6) Glympse and Mercedes-Benz Announce Partnership to Provide Real-Time Location Sharing While Driving
Train Communications Systems 2012 – June 13-14 – London
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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