Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Boxever Wants to Bring Genuine Big Data to Airlines
Link to article on Tnooz:

2) Bob Hope Airport Begins Online Data Collection to Lay Foundation for Safety Management System
Link to article in Airport Improvement:

3) Philippine Government Urged to Resolve Dispute Over New Air Traffic Management and Communications System
Link to article in the Manila Standard Today:


4) Is Boston's Bloody New Helmet PSA Bad for Cycling?
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:


5) More Accurate Next-Generation GPS III Coming Soon
Link to story on CBS News:


6) Previewnews for ITS World Congress
Link to newsletter from ITS International:


7) Los Angeles Parking Ticket Refunds Can Now Be Researched Online
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:


8) National White Cane Day Brings Awareness to Blind Pedestrians
Link to article in The News-Press:


9) Articles from CTS Catalyst – October 2012
 -  Benefits of SMART Signal System Showcased in New Video
 -  'Smart Bridge' Technology Helps Monitor I-35W Bridge Behavior


10) Safety Improving in European Road Tunnels
Surveillance and communications among factors rated.
Link to article on EurActiv:
Link to further information from EuroTest: http://goo.gl/5DZ12

11) Iowa DOT Unveils New Student Transportation Website
Link to article in School Transportation News:

12) Contacts Are Key in Emergency Management
Link to article in Emergency Management:


13) Uber Quietly Puts an End to New York City Taxi Service
Link to article on CNET:


14) Telematics in Brazil: Four Ways Into the Infotainment Market
Link to article on Telematics Update:


15) An Insider's Guide to Seattle's Afternoon Rush Hour
Link to story on KING-TV:


16) Clipper Cards Reveal Travelers' Whereabouts to Police, Lawyers, Apps
Link to article in The Bay Citizen:

17) Guerrilla Sticker Craze Hits London's Tube
Link to BBC News story:

18) Las Vegas Monorail in the Black, But It Needs an Image Boost
Link to article in Vegas Inc:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Webinar: Keeping Risks in Check - Applying the Updated FHWA Model Systems Engineering Document to Adaptive Signal Control Technology Systems Implementation – October 31

Today in Transportation History    
1972 **40th anniversary** A plane carrying US House majority leader Hale Boggs and Congressman Nick Begich crashed en route from Anchorage to Juneau.  The plane, nor the remains of any of the four people aboard, was ever found.

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