Monday, June 24, 2013

Monday, June 24, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, June 24, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Says It Will Be Months Before In-Flight Electronics Ban is Lifted
Link to article on TechCrunch:

2) Cellphone Lots Becoming a Key Airport Feature
Link to article in The Philadelphia Inquirer:

3) Tracking Dreamliners' Every Move Inside the 787 Ops Center
Link to story on CNBC:

4) Brisbane Airport Introduces Big Screen to Display Passengers' Texts
Link to article in Airport World:


5) Federal Trade Commission to Review Google's Acquisition of Waze
Link to article on Tech Week Europe:


6) Report Identifies Innovations That Will Change Transportation
Link to article on DC Velocity:

7) Would an Hourglass Traffic Light Work Better?
Link to blog on Good:


8) Installation of Neighborhood Maps Begins in New York City
Link to blog in Crain's New York Business:


9) Public Kept in the Dark on Chicago Red-Light Camera Bids
Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:

10) Queensland Invites Developers to Create Transport Apps
Link to article on ZDNet:


11) Articles from June Issue of Progressive Railroading
 -  How Information Technology Helps Connect the Strategic Dots at Union Pacific Railroad
 -  R&D Key to the IT Evolution at Union Pacific
 -  Passenger Rail Executives Cite Barriers to Meeting PTC Deadline


12) Buses in Cuttack, India Required to Display Phone Numbers of Police Stations
Link to article in The New Indian Express:


13) Spokane, Washington Begins Installing Message Signs on City Streets
Link to article in The Spokesman-Review:


14) California DMV Forced to Make Rules for Google's Car
Link to story on KFSN-TV:

15) Nebraska Railroad License Plate Named Best in Nation
Link to AP article:

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