Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Orders Airlines to Install Automated Flight Information Reporting System in Aircraft
Link to article in This Day:

2) Military Aircraft ID Enters New Era
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

3) Londoners Set to Tweet Their Thoughts on Airport Capacity
Link to article in Airport World:


4) Japan Readies Nav System to Augment GPS
Link to article in EE Times:

5) GPS Makers Look to In-Car Navigation for Respite
Link to article on ZDNet:


6) Board Member Blasts New York State Thruway Authority for Secrecy Over Toll Hike
Link to article in The Buffalo News:


7) Norfolk Southern Seeks to Improve Railroad Safety by Cultivating a New Safety Culture
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


8) Variable Speed Limits to Be Introduced in Scotland
Link to article in The Scotsman:

9) IBM Unveils Groundbreaking Technology to Reduce Traffic Jams on the Road
Link to article on Mashable:
Link to news release:


10) NTSB Urges Safety Technologies Be Made Standard
Link to AP article:

11) Arizona Agencies Collaborate to Reduce Dust Storm Crashes
Link to Cronkite News Service article:

12) Australia National Transport Commission: Technology Could Cut Road Toll by 25%
Link to article on Transport & Logistics News:


13) Uber Faces Another Legal Challenge, This Time at Home in San Francisco
Link to article on CNET:


14) OnStar Prepares for Mexican Business in Course of 2013
Link to article in automotiveIT International:


15) Real-Time and Route Planning Information Now Available to Cape Town Transit Users
Link to Independent Newspapers article:


16) Do We Need Cyber Cops for Cars?
Link to article on Nextgov:

17) Aftermarket Mirror Gets Smartphone-Like Screen
Link to article on CEoutlook:

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Today in Transportation History    
1912 **100th anniversary** Tung-Yen Lin, a structural engineer and pioneer in the standardization of prestressed concrete, was born in Fuzhou, China.

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