Friday, March 1, 2013

Friday, March 1, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, March 1, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Harlem Shake Reaches New Heights; FAA Not Amused
Link to story on CNN:

2) Patchy Progress Made on Controller-Pilot Data Link
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

3) In-Flight Entertainment Reaching New Heights
Link to article on Tnooz:


4) Future Traffic Tickets in Gwinnett County, Georgia May Come with Technology Fee
Link to story on WXIA-TV:

5) Lisbon Smart City Program
Link to article from ERTICO:


6) Documentary Tells Story of Railroad's March Across Wyoming
Link to article in the Laramie Boomerang:


7) Oklahoma Measure to Ban Texting While Driving Hits Roadblock
Link to article in The Oklahoman:

8) DragonForce Software Program Allows Law Enforcement Teams to Better Communicate and Collaborate
Link to article in American Cop:

9) Sex Videos Shot at Phoenix Airport Raise Security Concerns
Link to story on KNXV-TV:


10) Shhh! 'Quiet Cars' Turn Commuters Into Librarians
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:


11) Q&A with Ficosa: Review of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
Link to interview on just-auto:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
As if traveling through an airport wasn't stressful enough.

 -  Request for Proposals – Passenger Information Display System – Greater Hartford Transit District
 -  Request for Proposals – Two-Way Voice and Data Radio System – Cache Valley Transit District

Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1963 **50th anniversary** The EUROCONTROL Agency was created and an international convention for air navigation in Europe entered into force.

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