Thursday, January 10, 2013

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, January 10, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FCC to Push for Faster Wi-Fi at Airports, Other Hubs
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2) Private Company to Take Over Air Traffic System in Indonesia
Link to article in The Jakarta Post:

3) Signage Elements, from Static to Interactive
Link to article in Airport Business:


4) Coming Soon: A Way to Use Your GPS Everywhere
Link to Reuters article:


5) San Francisco Bay Crash Probe Turns to Bridge Radar
Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:


6) Central Indiana Mass Transit Supporters to Launch TV, Radio Campaign
Link to story on WXIN-TV:

7) #ConnectedGov: Engaging Stakeholders in the Digital Age
Link to report from the Partnership for Public Service:


8) Amtrak Upgrading Its On-Train Wi-Fi Service
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:

9) Grade Crossing Safety: Freight and Passenger Railroads Take a Multi-Pronged Approach
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


10) Emergency Responders Ask FCC to Allow Expanded Information on Low-Power AM Stations
Link to article in Politico:

11) Agency Seeks $31 Million for San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Security System
Link to story on KTVU-TV:

12) Safe Highways Matter – Winter 2013
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13) Articles from Telematics Update
 -  Q&A: Telematics and Renault's Automotive App Store
 -  Fleet Telematics: Creating Synergies with the Insurance Industry


14) Moovit: Crowdsouring Public Transit Data for Better Bus Rides
Link to article in Good:


15) POLITE Newsletter: Policy Learning in Information Technologies for Public Transport Enhancement
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16) GM to Open Third US Tech Center, Hire 1,000 People
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17) Car Functions Now Controlled by Waving a Hand
Link to article and video in USA Today:

18) In 2013 Car Stereo Truly Gets a Voice
Link to article on CEoutlook:

19) Next-Gen Chevrolet MyLink Wins 'Best of CES' Award
Link to article and video on CNET:

News Releases

 -  Request for Information – Compliance Test Procedures for Electronic Logging Devices – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

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49 BC **2,062 anniversary** Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon River.

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