Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057

Thank You!

I want to thank everyone who contributed during my fund-raising drive last month.  Your support is greatly appreciated. 


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


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:


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:


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:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
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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