Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
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1) Conduct Code for Unmanned Aircraft is Unveiled
Link to AP article:
Link to news release: http://www.auvsi.org/AUVSI/News/#COC
2) Everything's Looking Up for Aircraft with Internet Connections
Link to article in Aerospace Engineering:
3) Airlines with the Best Digital Experience: Survey
Link to article on CNBC:
4) Massachusetts Adds Traffic Cams to Keep Eyes on Cape Cod Jams
Link to article in the Cape Cod Times:
5) Amid GPS Boom, Nostalgia for Paper Maps Finds a Place
Link to AP article:
6) Google Releases Indoor Maps for UK
Link to Google Lat Long Blog:
7) Digital Maps Make Navigating Europe a Breeze
Link to column from Tribune Media Services:
8) Articles from Access
- Dynamic Ridesharing
- Thinking Outside the Bus
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
9) West Virginia DOT Website to Inform Storm Victims About Food and Gas Options
Link to article in the Charleston Daily Mail:
10) Federal Railroad Administration Offers NEC Future Website
Link to article in Railway Age:
Link to site: http://www.necfuture.com/
11) $2.3 Billion Price Tag for Phoenix Sky Train Called 'Typo'
US DOT says incorrect information was provided for newsletter.
Link to article in The Arizona Republic:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
12) Atlanta Traffic Center Unstaffed on Heavy Travel Day
Link to story on WSB-TV:
13) GM or Ford: Who is Winning the Race to Build the 'Robot' Car?
Link to story on Fox News:
14) IIHS Study: Lane Departure Systems Could be Dangerous
Link to article in USA Today:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/GXNdE
15) Uber, an App That Summons a Car, Plans a Cheaper Service Using Hybrids
Link to article in The New York Times:
16) Wheels of Tomorrow
A look at how digital technology will transform the automobile industry in coming years.
Link to article in InformationWeek:
Traffic Safety Expo – October 16-18 – Muscat, Oman
Today in Transportation History
1912 **100th anniversary** William M. Burton applied for a patent of the thermal cracking process. This significantly improved the amount of gasoline which could be produced from crude oil.
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