Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Safer Flights, But Risk Lurks on the Runway
Link to article in The New York Times:

2) In-Flight Entertainment Arrives at a Crossroad
Link to article in The New York Times:

3) Articles from Airport Improvement
 -  Los Angeles International Beefs Up Security with Upgraded CCTV, Access Control and Badging Systems
  -  Leveraging Technology for Asset Management at Spokane International
 -  Houston Airport Tackles Parking Problems
 -  Las Vegas McCarran Completes Tech-Rich Expansion


4) New York City Taxis Get Friendlier for Bikes with Anti-Dooring Decals – and a Taxi TV Video
Link to article on Transportation Nation:


5) Business Travelers Love Apps for Maps and Social Media but Shun the Specialized Travel Stuff
Link to article on Tnooz:


6) TransComm Preview: Five Transportation Stories That Will Shape the Year Ahead
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


7) Siemens Debuts Positive Train Control System
Link to article in Railway Age:


8) Carnegie Mellon University Develops High-Tech Traffic Signal Timing System
Link to article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/9G34r

9) Signs Installed on I-81 in Virginia for Rest Stop Sponsor
Link to story on WSLS-TV:


10) Some Text on Car Dashboards Distracts More Than Others
Link to article in USA Today:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/wGiBv


11) Managing Driver Behavior with Fleet Telematics
Link to article on Telematics Update:


12) Smartcard to Pave Way for Ticketless Trains in UK
Link to article in The Daily Telegraph:

13) 'Tracking System Now Mandatory for Public Transport Buses' in Lahore, Pakistan
Link to article in The Express Tribune:

14) Does 'See Something, Say Something' Do Nothing?
Link to article in New York:


15) Japanese Experts Look at ITS to Solve Metro Manila Traffic
Link to article in the Philippine Daily Inquirer:


16) California Governor Signs Driverless Cars Bill
Link to AP article:

17) Cisco Wants to Drive Your Car … Onto the Internet
Link to article in Wired:

18) Car Radio Makers Cite Problems with iOS6
Link to article on CEoutlook:

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