Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Wednesday, December 5, 2012



Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) US Airlines Launch Drive for National Airline Policy, Including Air Traffic Control
Link to Reuters article:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/5y1kB

2) Kallas Warns EU Nations Over Failed Air Traffic System
Link to article on Euractiv:

3) African Air Traffic Control to Receive €40 Million Upgrade
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

4) NATS Signals Space-Based Interest
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

5) How Social Media and Emerging Technologies Influence Passenger Flow
Link to article in Airport Business:

CAMERAS

6) New Cameras Along I-75 in Alachua County, Florida Monitor Traffic
Link to article in Alachua County Today:

GPS / NAVIGATION

7) Third Galileo Satellite Begins Transmitting
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

OTHER

8) How Missouri DOT is Saving $500 Million by Using Social and Mobile Technologies
Link to article in Forbes:

9) Five (Communication) Things I Want for the Holidays
Link to Talking Transportation blog:

10) iMobility Network Newsletter
Link to newsletter from ERTICO:

PARKING

11) Parker Smartphone App Enables Real-Time Parking Search in San Francisco Bay Area
Link to article on CNET:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/6O1bD

ROADWAYS

12) US Department of Homeland Security: Hackers Could Manipulate Highway Sensors
Link to article on NextGov:

SAFETY / SECURITY

13) US Border Agents' Power to Search Devices is Facing Increasing Challenges in Court
Link to article in The New York Times:

TAXIS

14) Uber Wins Legislative Victory in DC
Link to article on CNET:

TELEMATICS

15) Q&A: Providing Local Telematics Services from a Global Platform
Link to article on Telematics Update:

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

16) ERTICO Partners in Step for Europe-Wide Cooperative Traffic Systems Deployment
Link to article from ERTICO:

17) Freeway Operations; Regional Systems Management and Operations; Managed Lanes 2012
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:

VEHICLES

18) Robotic Cars Will Be Safer, Faster in Traffic
Link to story on NBC News:

19) Cars Evolve at CES 2013
Link to article on CNET:

20) Study Sees Potential for Online Car Sales But Work is Needed
Link to article in automotiveIT International:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/VASie


News Releases


Solicitation
 -  Request for Comments – Proposed Memo of Cooperation for Affiliation of Connected Vehicle Test Beds – US DOT's ITS Joint Program Office


Upcoming Events
Expotraffic 2013 – March 12-14 – Moscow


Today in Transportation History    
1492 **520th anniversary** Christopher Columbus lands on the island of Hispaniola.

1937 **75th anniversary** The Caldecott Tunnel opened between Oakland and Orinda, California.

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