Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Warsaw Chopin Airport Launches World's First Remote Queue Management System for Airport Security
Link to article in Airport World:

2) Articles from Airport Industry Review – February 2013
 -  Are Next-Generation Air Traffic Control Systems Adequately Protected from Hackers?
 -  New Holographic Radar System Could Provide Solution to Interference from Wind Farms
 -  Could Life-Size Holograms Replace Airport Workers?

3) Report on Two Aviation Shows Focused on In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity
Link to article in Low-Fare & Regional Airlines:


4) Minnesota Bill Would Require License-Plate Tracking Disclosures
Link to blog in the Star Tribune:


5) Boston Snow Plow Tracking Site Too Popular for Its Own Good
Link to article on Transportation Nation:


6) Human Performance, User Information, and Simulation 2012
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


7) Telematics and Voice Control Technology
Link to article on Telematics Update:


8) Updates from FHWA's Office of Operations
 -  FHWA Operations Benefit/Cost Analysis Desk Reference: Providing Guidance to Practitioners in the Analysis of Benefits and Costs of Management and Operations Projects
 -  FHWA Operations Benefit/Cost Analysis Desk Reference: Conducting Benefit/Cost Analysis of Strategies Impacting Non-Typical Traffic Conditions
 -  FHWA Operations Benefit/Cost Analysis Desk Reference: Real-World Examples of Application of the Guidance

News Releases

 -  Comments Sought – Field Test of Application No. 6 Report of the Results (Informing the Status of the Road in Terms of Meteorological Phenomena)

Upcoming Events
International Wireless Communications Expo – March 11-15 – Las Vegas

Today in Transportation History    
1963 **50th anniversary** A Northwest Orient Airlines flight en route from Miami to Chicago broke apart in flight over the Everglades killing all 43 people aboard.

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