Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) NextGen Air Traffic Control Vulnerable to Hackers Spoofing Planes Out of Thin Air
Link to article in Forbes:

2) Arkansas' Clinton National Airport Unveils Technology Upgrades
Link to article in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette:


3) China Crowdmaps Pedestrian and Cyclist Problem Areas
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:


4) Some New Zealand Speed Camera Vans to be Marked
Link to story on TV3 News:


5) Dunkin' Donuts Sprays the Smell of Coffee Onto South Korean Buses to Increase Sales
Link to blog on BostInno:


6) Trucks Deliver Message of Safety on Nebraska Highways
Link to article in The North Platte Telegraph:

7) Measuring Communication? Five Tips to Help Start a Performance Measurement Program
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


8) Warning Sirens: A Dying Technology?
Link to article in Government Technology:


9) Allstate Crowdsources to Test Usage-Based Insurance Product
Link to article in Insurance & Technology:

10) Machine-to-Machine Telematics: Ready to Grow, Part II
Link to article on Telematics Update:


11) New South Wales Government Opens Transport Data to Google Maps, Developers
Link to article on ZDNet:
Link to news release:

12) Advertising Copywriter Offers Suggestions on How Boston T Might Make More Money
Link to blog on Six Stories Up:

13) Questionable Practices and the QR Code
QR code on the back of a bus encourages driving distraction.
Link to The 1to1 Blog:

14) Bus Rapid Transit: Projects Improve Transit Service and Can Contribute to Economic Development
Link to report from the US Government Accountability Office:


15) Mobile Tech's Future isn't in the Phone, It's in Your Car
Link to article on GigaOM:

16) Latest Edition of The iCar Support Newsletter
Link to newsletter:

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Today in Transportation History    
1962 **50th anniversary** Skyphone air-to-ground telephone service began.

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