Thursday, January 3, 2013

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, January 3, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Improving Airport Interoperability
Link to article in Airport Business:

2) Actions Speak Louder Than Tweets – a Change in Thinking from Airlines with Twitter
Link to blog on Tnooz:


3) New Positioning Technology Could Compete with GPS
Link to article in New Scientist:

4) Russia's Satellite Navigation System Isn't Ready for Prime Time
Link to column on Nextgov:


5) 25 Technologies Every Smart City Should Have
Link to blog on Mashable:

6) Latest Edition of Volpe News
Link to newsletter:


7) Communicating the Value of Preservation: A Playbook
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:

8) Talking Preservation? New Report Offers Clues on How to Improve Outreach Programs
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


9) Over 9,000 Road Signs Removed in England in Drive to Reduce 'Unnecessary Clutter'
Link to BBC News story:


10) New Auto Crash Test Dummies Can Better Gauge Safety
Link to article in the Detroit Free Press:


11) Telematics, Infotainment Innovation and Mercedes-Benz
Link to article on Telematics Update:


12) Texas DOT Halts Directional Signs for Gun Shows
Link to article in the Houston Chronicle:

13) Apple and Waze? Not Happening After All
Link to article on CNET:


14) Concept Tire Uses Color-Coding to Monitor Treadwear
Link to article on CNET:

15) Can Your Phone Find Your Car?
Link to column in The New York Times:

16) Affinity Programs Will Replace Usage-Based Insurance Sound and Fury of 2012
Link to blog from Strategy Analytics:

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Today in Transportation History    
1543 **470th anniversary** Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, a Portuguese explorer who led the first European expedition to the North American west coast, died.

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