Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Tuesday, January 15, 2013



Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) FAA’s NextGen Program Reaches Critical Period
Link to article from Aviation Daily:

2) FAA to Pilots: Turn Off Personal Devices in Cockpit
Link to article in USA Today:

3) Uruguay Gets IP-Based ATC Communications
Link to UPI article:

4) App in the Air Wants to Remove Airport Stress Through Status Alerts and Passenger Chat
Link to article on Tnooz:

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION

5) US DOT Seeks Stakeholder Input on the Next ITS Strategic Research Plan, 2015-2019
Link to further information:

MARITIME

6) DARPA Eyes Pop-Up Deep Sea Sensors
Link to article on Nextgov:

RAILROADS

7) Kansas City Southern Boots Up Online Tool to Help Boost Cross-Border Business
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:

TELEMATICS

8) The Impact of eCall, EETS and ITP on Fleet Telematics
Link to article on Telematics Update:

TRANSIT

9) San Francisco Muni's Subway Woes Could Be Solved with Modern Train Management System Up for Approval
Link to article in The Examiner:

10) MBTA Conductors to Receive Real-Time Service Information on Mobile Devices
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:

11) A New Boston Subway Map Lets You Know the Time Your Trip Will Take
Link to article in Fast Company:

12) Lost in Seattle? WhichBus Helps You Plan Your Public Transit Ride in Real-Time
Link to article on GeekWire:

13) Los Angeles Metro Teaches Bike Manners with New Train Poster Campaign
Link to blog on KPCC Radio:

14) VIA's New Buses Get the Green Light … More Than You Do
Link to story on WOAI-TV:

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

15) Beating Traffic in Abidjan, Ivory Coast by Sending an SMS
Link to story on Radio Netherlands Worldwide:

VEHICLES

16) Backup Camera Rule 'Very Much' Alive, NHTSA Administrator Says
Link to Bloomberg article:

17) Thomas Edison Hologram Makes Detroit Auto Show Appearance
Link to AP article:


News Releases


Solicitation
 -  Request for Proposal – I-4 Dynamic Message Sign Replacement Phase II – Florida DOT


Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1493 **520th anniversary** Christopher Columbus leaves Hispaniola to begin his return to Spain.

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