Monday, June 3, 2013

Monday, June 3, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, June 3, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) UK Airport Wi-Fi Charges Revealed
Link to article in The Daily Telegraph:

2) Articles from Airport Business
 -  Tame the SMS Beast
 -  Airports Can Leverage Power of Their Wireless Networks
 -  Airport IP Surveillance is More Than Meets the Eye and is for More than Security
 -  Tech Bytes – Social Media


3) Paper Maps Still Have Appeal Despite Spread of Phone Apps, GPS Devices
Link to article in the Las Vegas Review-Journal:


4) Nokia Lays Off Workers at Fargo, North Dakota Plant
Link to article in The Forum:


5) New York Governor Directs DMV to Increase Texting-While-Driving Penalty
Link to story on NY1:


6) Dubai to Roll Out 'Smart Maps' for Taxi Fleet
Link to article on ArabianBusiness:

7) New York Cabbie Says GPS Tracking Used to Punish Drivers
Link to Bloomberg article:


8) Ann Arbor and the Future of V2V/V2I
Link to article on Telematics Update:

9) Should Technology Be Used to Encourage Truckers to Use Seatbelts?
Link to article in Irish Trucker:


10) System to Let Riders Track Buses in Pittsburgh Region
Link to article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

11) Texting Service Answers 'Where's My Bus?' in Albuquerque
Link to article in Government Technology:

12) The Grim Rapper Warns New York City Subway Riders to 'Stand Back' from the Tracks
Link to article in the Daily News:


13) Regional Traffic Management Center Opens in Central Java
Link to article in The Jakarta Post:


14) Stanford Innovation Center Studies the Auto's Past, Plans for Its Future
Link to article in Automotive News:

15) Volkswagen Supports More IT Research at Stanford University
Link to article in automotiveIT International:

16) Millennials: A Car is a Social Device on Wheels
Link to blog in Marketing Daily:

News Releases

Job Posting
 -  Event Marketing Manager for 2014 World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems – ITS America – Washington, DC

Upcoming Events
National Congestion Pricing Conference – July 9-10 – Seattle

Today in Transportation History    
1973 **40th anniversary** A Soviet Tupolev Tu-144 crashed during the Paris Air Show.  This was the first crash of a supersonic passenger aircraft.  All six aboard the plane, along with eight people on the ground, were killed.

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