Friday, November 30, 2012

Friday, November 30, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, November 30, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Lawmakers: Lax FAA Rules on Drone Surveillance Will Put Privacy at Risk
Link to article in The Hill:

2) An Airport App Takes You Outside, to a Rental Car
Link to blog in The New York Times:

3) Better Know an Airport with iOS and Airport Guide
Link to blog on CNET:


4) Site-Based Video System Design and Development
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


5) Partnerships with Japan, EU Accelerate ITS Development
Link to article from the Volpe Transportation Systems Center:

6) Stranded Nairobi Commuters Turn to Social Media for Transport
Link to article in the Daily Nation:

7) First Phase of ITS to Be Ready in Hyderabad by End of 2013
Link to article in The Hindu:

8) New J.D. Power Survey Ranks Travel-Booking Websites
Link to article in USA Today:
Link to news release:

9) Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator – December 2012
Link to newsletter:


10) New Hampshire Lawmakers May Look at Selling Naming Rights to Bridges, Overpasses
Link to article in the Concord Monitor:


11) Taxi Documentary Brings Cabbie Grit and Wisdom
Link to article on Transportation Nation:

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Today in Transportation History    
1962 **50th anniversary** Eastern Airlines Flight 512 crashed while attempting to land at New York International Airport (Idlewild).  Of the 51 people aboard, 25 were killed.

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