Friday, December 21, 2012

Friday, December 21, 2012

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, December 21, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Will iPads Revolutionize In-Flight Entertainment?
Link to article in USA Today:

2) Airports Going DIY: Top Kiosk Trends of 2012
Link to article on SelfServiceWorld:


3) Massimo Vignelli, Designer of Famous New York City Subway Map, Defends His Version Over These Others
Link to article on Transportation Nation:


4) 2012 Volvo Owners Get Windows Phone Telematics App
Link to article on WMPoweruser:


5) Digital Travelers in Control – But is Industry Ready?
Link to article in Travel Agent:


6) West Virginia DOT Uses Technology to Help Motorists
Link to story on WOWK-TV:


7) 2013: The Rise of the Robot Cars
Link to article on ZDNet:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
Tired of fighting holiday traffic?  A trip through a Providence, Rhode Island intersection could provide some relief.

 -  Call for External Demonstrations – European ITS Congress 2013

Upcoming Events
High Speed Rail Summit – February 11-13 – Washington, DC

Today in Transportation History    
1992 **20th anniversary** Martinair Flight 495 crashed while landing at Faro Airport in Portugal killing 56 of the 340 people aboard the jet.

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