Thursday, July 19, 2012

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, July 19, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Find Your Way Through the Airport Maze, Phone in Hand
Link to article in The New York Times:

2) Autopilots Take to the Ground
As accidents on the tarmac mount, Honeywell tests cockpit automation.
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:


3) Signs are Put to the Test Underneath Arizona's Sun
Link to Arizona DOT Blog:


4) MBTA Adding Thousands of Security Cameras, Thanks to Federal Grants
Link to article in The Boston Globe:

5) The Perils of Participation: The Effect of Participation Messages on Citizens' Policy Support
Link to article in the Journal of Public Transportation:


6) Traffic Incident Management Cost Management and Cost Recovery Primer
Link to further information from FHWA:


7) Cars Talking to 911 is Nearing Reality
Link to article in Government Technology:

8) What's Radio's Future in a Wired-Car World?
Link to article on All Access:

9) From Eight-Track to Bluetooth: In-Car Entertainment's Bumpy Ride
Link to article in Wired:

10) M2M in the Vehicle: Trends in Automotive
An interview with Roger Lanctot of Strategy Analytics.
Link to interview on The Peggy Smedley Show:

11) The Brave New World of Vehicle Safety Technology
Between measuring brain waves to determine distraction and using augmented reality to focus drivers' attention, these advances are on the horizon – or already here.
Link to blog in Business Fleet:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Webinar: ITS America on MAP-21: Overview and Impact for the ITS Industry – July 20

Today in Transportation History    
1962 **50th anniversary** José Meiffret set a bicycling speed record of 127.243 mph.

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