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:
SAFETY / SECURITY
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:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
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
1) Transportation Community Voices Concern Over Potential Risk to Next-Generation Vehicle Safety Technology
4) Saab Introduces Aerobahn Airport Dashboard to Improve Information Sharing Among Airport Stakeholders
5) Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Foundation Created to Support Public Safety Efforts
8) International Air Transport Association Calls for Action to Improve Air Traffic Management Efficiency and Costs
- Comments Sought – Field Test of Application No. 6 Report of the Results (Informing the Status of the Road in Terms of Meteorological Phenomena)
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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