Transportation Communications Newsletter
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) FAA Rolls Out New NextGen Feature in Colorado
Link to article on Aviation News Today:
2) Qantas Drops Long-Haul In-Flight Wi-Fi
Link to AFP article:
3) Southwest Airlines to Consolidate AirTran Call Centers
Link to article in Air Transport World:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/SU6NM
4) Airport IT Organizations Are Driving Innovation and Automation
Link to article in Airport Business:
5) Bicycle Traffic Signals Popping Up Across the US
Link to video from USA Today:
GPS / NAVIGATION
6) Have GPS Devices Taken the Fun Out of Navigation?
Link to blog in Smithsonian:
7) Telematics: Competing with Apple and Google
Link to article on Telematics Update:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
8) Intelligent Transport System Launched on M90 in Scotland
Link to article in the Ayrshire Post:
9) With Driverless Cars, Volvo Seeks Injury-Free Cars by 2020
Link to blog on SmartPlanet:
5) Work on Automatic Control of Driverless Vehicles Through Intersections by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute Receives Recognition
6) One of the Most Advance Air Traffic Control Software Systems in the World Put in Place by HungaroControl
TRB Webinar: Airport Terminal Planning and Design, a Focus on Wayfinding and Roadways – December 6
Today in Transportation History
1912 **100th anniversary** Gregory 'Pappy' Boyington was born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. He was best known as the leader of the Black Sheep Squadron in World War II. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor.
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