Thursday, May 30, 2013

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, May 30, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Most EU Airports Not Accessible for Deaf People, Research Finds
Link to article on Reduced Mobility Rights:

2) OTG to Install 7,000 iPads at Airport Gates in North America
Link to article on Tnooz:


3) Jakarta Police Want Greater Surveillance of Crime, Traffic
Link to article in the Jakarta Globe:

4) New Traffic Cameras to Aid in Beaufort County, South Carolina Evacuation
Link to story on WSAV-TV:

5) Photos to Be Taken of License Plates of Vehicles Entering and Leaving Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Link to story on WBTW-TV:


6) Utah DMV Reveals Data Breach Discovered in March
Link to article in The Salt Lake Tribune:


7) Maryland Derailment Response Gets High Marks
But misidentification of chemicals caused confusion in early hours.
Link to article in The Baltimore Sun:


8) Electronic Train Warning Signs Coming Soon to Langley, British Columbia
Link to article in the Langley Times:


9) Beijing Transport Authority to Ban App Which Allows Riders to Bargain with Taxi Drivers
Link to article in China Daily:


10) OnStar: GM's Not-So-Secret-Weapon
Link to article in Bloomberg Businessweek:


11) Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to Launch Real-Time Developer Platform
Link to article in The Transit Wire:

12) Pregnant Boys? New Chicago Transit Ads Spark Dialogue
Link to story on WTTW-TV's Chicago Tonight:


13) Feds to Study Self-Driving Cars, Urge State Caution
Link to article in USA Today:
Link to news release:

14) How Mobile Technology is Accelerating the Auto Industry
Link to commentary on Telematics Update:

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Today in Transportation History    
1883 **130th anniversary** Twelve people are trampled to death on the Brooklyn Bridge due to a stampede.

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