Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

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:


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:


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:

News Releases

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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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1 comment:

Jamie Salcedo said...

I can't wait to see more news on successful driveless cars. Hopefully Google and Ford will partner up and I can finally get a driverless Mustang from my car dealership in NJ!