Monday, March 25, 2013

Monday, March 25, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, March 25, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) NTSB Scolds Boeing Over 787 Comments
Link to Bloomberg article:

2) Boy Dies After Being Hit by Flight Information Display Board at Alabama Airport
Link to AP article:

3) FAA May Loosen Curbs on Fliers' Use of Electronics
Link to column in The New York Times:


4) Feasibility of Using GPS to Track Bicycle Lane Positioning
Link to report from the ITS Institute:


5) Apple Acquires Mapping Apps Startup WiFiSlam
Link to article in Computerworld:


6) Planners Will Use Intelligent Transport to Make Indian Cities More Livable
Link to article in The Indian Express:

7) Toronto Experiment Lets Traffic Lights Learn to Reduce Gridlock
Link to article in The Globe and Mail:


8) Send a Clear Message: Report Accidents, Incidents and Injuries Immediately
Link to column in MarineNews:


9) Bill Aims to Lift Curtain on Maine Transportation Projects
Link to story on The Maine Public Broadcasting Network:


10) West Virginia Lawmakers Seek to Ban Google Glass on the Road
Link to column on CNET:


11) Louisiana's Capital Area Transit System CEO Says Bus-Tracking System Will Be Fixed
Link to AP article: 


12) West Africans Turn to Technology to Tame the Traffic Beast
Link to AFP article:


13) Your Car May Be Invading Your Privacy
Link to article in USA Today:

14) Ford Apologizes for Ads Showing Bound, Gagged Women
Link to article from The Detroit Bureau:

15) Cars Could Be Next Victim of Cyber Attacks
Link to article in the Financial Times:

16) Radio Fights Off Static from Rival Technologies
Link to article in USA Today:

17) Everybody's Talking About the Connected Car
Link to NXP Blog:

18) What the Connected Car Means to Radio
Link to blog from Jacobs Media:

News Releases

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Today in Transportation History    
1958 **55th anniversary** The Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow, an interceptor aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force, made its first flight.

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