Friday, June 21, 2013

Friday, June 21, 2013


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, June 21, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) FAA Warms to Gate-to-Gate Gadgets
Link to article on Newser:

2) Miami Airport to Test Self-Boarding and Considers Kiosks in Customs, Too
Link to article on Skiff:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/92M86

3) Nav Canada, FAA Team on Space ADS-B
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

4) Moment Factory Gives LAX a Massive Multimedia Upgrade
Link to article in Variety:
Link to further information and video: http://goo.gl/W6GZ1

5) Civil and Defense Aircraft Benefit from Advanced Avionics
Link to article in Military & Aerospace Electronics:

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

6) 3M Settles Radio Transponder Technology Patent Suits
Link to article on Law360:

OTHER

7) How Transportation Brands Sell Leisure and Sophistication Through Cocktails
Link to article in Adweek:

PEDESTRIANS

8) Distracted Walking's Bruising Toll By the Numbers
Link to article on Transportation Nation:

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

9) Pennsylvania DOT Launches Website with Focus on Transportation Funding Scenarios
Link to article in The Patriot-News:

ROADWAYS

10) Washington State DOT Didn't Flag Caution on Frequently-Hit I-5 Bridge Span
Link to AP article:

SAFETY / SECURITY

11) Officials Confident in TWIC Readers as Comment Period Closes
Link to article in Homeland Security Today:

TRANSIT

12) Documentary Shows Impacts of Subway Deaths on Transit Workers
Link to story on NY1:

13) How Mass Transit Riders Use Media
Link to blog on MediaPost:

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

14) In Tel Aviv, Nasty Traffic and Navigation Apps Go Hand-in-Hand
Link to article in Bloomberg Businessweek:

VEHICLES

15) Big Data Challenge Could Stall Auto Manufacturers
Link to article in Manufacturing Digital:


News Releases


Friday Bonus
Forget the Man of Steel, the real superhero can be found in Mexico City.


Upcoming Events
Connected Car Conference – June 25 – New York City


Today in Transportation History    
1913 **100th anniversary** Georgia Broadwick became the first female to parachute from an airplane.

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