Monday, November 19, 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, November 19, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) British Airways Apologizes After Retweeting Racial Abuse Against Customer Angered by Flight Cancellation
Link to article in the Daily Mail:

2) SESAR Program Plans Flight Tests of New Procedures
Link to article in Aviation International News:

3) Las Vegas' McCarran Airport Invests in Digital Signage to Engage Travelers
Link to article on AviationPros:

4) Dublin Airport Authority Uses Virtualization to Overhaul IT
Link to article in ComputerWeekly:


5) TransCore Patents Seen as Possible Obstacle for National Electronic Toll Interoperability
Link to article on TOLLROADSnews:


6) GPS Pioneer Takes Aim at the Future of Navigation
Link to article on CNET:


7) Port of San Diego PR Staff Has Grown Amid Cuts
Link to article in the North County Times:

8) Maritime Communications Leader Looks to China for Growth
Link to article in China Daily:


9) Why Better Traffic Data Means More Than Just a Faster Commute

10) ERTICO Congress Report
Link to report:

11) Artificial Intelligence Applications to Critical Transportation Issues
Link to circular from the Transportation Research Board:


12) 'Dumb Ways to Die' PSA a Viral Hit for Melbourne's Metro
Link to article on Digital Journal:


13) Railroads Rely on Lightning Protection Equipment to Protect Increasingly Sensitive Wayside Electronics
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


14) US Roads and Bridges Are Getting Smarter
Link to article in Government Technology:


15) Now, KSRTC Bus Transport in Mysore Becomes 'Intelligent'
Link to article in The Times of India:

16) San Clarita Transit Adopts 'On-the-Go' Technologies
Link to article in The Santa Clarita Valley Signal:

17) Transit Wireless, Time Warner Cable in Talks on New York Subway
Link to Bloomberg article:

18) Transit Information Systems: Schedules and Headways
Link to Seattle Transit Blog:


19) Radio Traffic Updates in Malaysia a Definite PLUS
Link to article in The Star:

20) Lucknow, India's Traffic to Be Monitored 24x7
Link to article in The Times of India:

21) Smart Signs will Guide Christchurch Travelers
Link to article in The Press:

22) Thanksgiving Travel: The Best Way Grandma's
Link to blog on WKXW Radio:


23) NHTSA Deputy Director to Work for Google's Self-Driving Cars Division
Link to article on DailyTech:

24) Tracking Facial Features to Make Driving Safer and More Comfortable
Link to article on

News Releases

 -  Call for Papers – 21st International Symposium on Electronics in Transport

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Today in Transportation History    
1962 **50th anniversary** The USSR sent the word 'MIR' in Morse code to Venus from the Evpatoria Planetary Radar. 

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