Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Obama Warns of Vulnerabilities in Air Traffic Control System
Link to article in The Hill:

2) UK Study to Look at Using Digital TV Signals to Locate and Track Aircraft
Link to UPI article:
Link to news release:


3) Boston and Minneapolis-St. Paul Maps Show Bike-Share's Transportation Impact
Link to blog on Mobility Lab:


4) Spanish Scientists Develop More Accurate Sat-Nav System
Link to BBC News story:


5) When Tradition Meets GPS-Enabled Rickshaws and Biometric Scans
Link to blog in Forbes:

6) Using New Technology to Upgrade Tulsa's Transportation
Link to column in Urban Tulsa Weekly:


7) New York City Taxi Commission Orders Black-Car Owners to Provide Trip Data
Link to blog in Crain's New York Business:


8) Telematics, Data Privacy and Usage-Based Insurance
Link to article on Telematics Update:


9) Oregon's TriMet Quietly Adds Always-Recording Microphones with New Buses
Link to blog in The Oregonian:


10) New Alberta 511 Road Line Already Getting Heavy Traffic
Link to article in the Calgary Herald:

11) Dothan, Alabama Eyes Traffic System Upgrades
Link to article in the Dothan Eagle:

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Today in Transportation History    
1923 **90th anniversary** Chuck Yeager, the first man to travel faster than the speed of sound, was born in Myra, West Virginia.

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