Friday, April 12, 2013

Friday, April 12, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, April 12, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) The Smartphone App that 'Can Hijack Planes'
Link to article in The Daily Telegraph:


2) How Wireless Carriers Are Monetizing Your Movements
Link to article in the MIT Technology Review:

3) Google's Lesser-Known Travel Apps
Link to article in The Standard:


4) Sam Friedman's ParkMe App Finds You a Parking Spot
Link to article in Bloomberg Businessweek:


5) New Law Ups Safeguards for Arizona Infrastructure Information
Link to article in The Arizona Republic:

6) Missouri Highway Patrol Releases Traffic Safety Video for Teens
Link to article in The Maneater:


7) Australian Roads Scholars to Launch New High-Tech Safety Study
Link to article in The Age:

8) We're All in This Together: National Work Zone Awareness Week 2013
Link to article in Focus:


9) Setting Telematics Data Standards Proving to Be a Challenge for Insurance Working Group
Link to article in Property Casualty 360:


10) Free Wi-Fi Available on California's Arcata and Mad River Transit Buses
Link to story on KIEM-TV:

11) Indian Transportation Tech Entrepreneur Provides Software for Transit Agencies
Link to article in the Lowell Sun:


12) Traffic Information Signs in Stevenage, UK Still Not Live
Link to article in The Comet:


13) FCC Seeking Comments on Opening Up 5 GHz Band
Link to article in the AASHTO Journal:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
Ever see a fire-breathing dragon bridge?

Upcoming Events
National Electronic Tolling Committee Industry Forum – May 22-23 - Brisbane

Today in Transportation History    
1963 **50th anniversary** The Soviet submarine, K-33, collided with the Finnish merchant ship M/S Finnclipper.  Both vessels were damaged but there were no reported injuries or deaths.

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