Thursday, January 31, 2013

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, January 31, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Houston Airports to Get Connected with Free Wi-Fi
Link to article in the Houston Business Journal:

2) Airport-Centric Magazine Takes Flight in Special Niche
Link to article in the Journal Sentinel:

3) An End in Sight to the Paper Documents for Air Cargo?
Link to article in Air Cargo World:


4) North Carolina's Triangle Toll Road Double-Billing Drivers with Two Tags
Link to story on WRAL-TV:


5) Smartphones Can Solve the Map Update Challenge Now
Link to Strategy Analytics blog:


6) News from ERTICO


7) Articles from IMO News – Issue 4 2012
 -  IT Systems Handover Brings Marine Electronic Highway Closer to Fruition (page 28)
 -  Tanzania Maritime Surveillance System Completed (page 30)


8) Easing Regulations Via a Parking Web Portal?
Link to article in Parking Today:


9) Is There a Future for Usage-Based Insurance?
Link to blog on Telematics Update:

10) Uncertainty About the Best Way to Adopt Telematics
Link to article on Fleet News:


11) Utah Bill Would Protect Data On Mass Transit Travel
Link to article in The Salt Lake Tribune:

12) New York MTA Loses Billboard Battle with NYC Agency
Link to article in Crain's New York Business:

13) This is How You Respond to Bigoted Bus Ads
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:


14) Drones to Watch Over US Highways
Link to article on TechNewsDaily:
Link to news release:

15) Traffic Management to Get 'Smarter' in Hyderabad
Link to article in The Hindu:

16) Alberta Transportation to Launch New 511 Services Monday
Link to article in the Edmonton Journal:


17) Carhacking
Link to article in Government Executive:

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