Friday, July 26, 2013

Friday, July 26, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, July 26, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) United Joins ANA in Finding Damaged Wire in 787 Beacon
Link to Bloomberg article:

2) Virus Attack Strikes at Both Istanbul Airports
Link to article in the Hurriyet Daily News:

3) FAA Reaches Out to Industry for Fresh Technology Ideas to Prevent Runway Incursions
Link to article in Military & Aerospace Electronics:

4) The Airline Website of the Future – A Concept Design
Link to article and video on Tnooz:

5) Making the Right Connections Via Social Media
Link to article in Airport World:


6) Wireless Traffic Cameras in Erie, Pennsylvania-Area Not Yet Operational
Link to article in the Erie Times-News:


7) GPS Flaw Could Let Terrorists Hijack Ships, Planes
Link to story on Fox News:

8) Green Light for European Satellite Navigation
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

9) OnStar, Garmin Try to Keep Pace with Waze, Other Free Navigation Apps
Link to article in Bloomberg Businessweek:


10) More Traffic Information Signs Coming to Jacksonville, Florida-Area
Link to story on WJCT Radio:


11) Media Coverage of Spanish Train Crash Obscuring Massive Car Deaths
Link to blog from Media Matters for America:

12) New York State Opens Up Transportation Data, But Not Crash Locations
Link to Streetsblog New York:


13) Maine Tells Railroad to Report Oil Shipments
Link to AP article:

14) Spanish High-Speed Train Crash Offers Safety-System Lessons
Link to article in Scientific American:

15) Operation Lifesaver Training in Maine Holds More Significance Following Quebec Tragedy
Link to story on WAGM-TV:


16) Abu Dhabi Road Safety Campaign Goes Cyber
Link to article in the Khaleej Times:


17) SiriusXM Talking to Carmakers About In-Car Streaming App
Link to article in Radio World:


18) NetBus is the Waze for Buses in Israel
Link to article on The Times of Israel:

19) Full-Wrap Bus Ads in Medicine Hat, Alberta Spark Debate: Distraction or Not?
Link to article in the Medicine Hat News:


20) FCC Tweaks Travelers' Information Station Rules
Link to CommLawBlog:
Link to FCC's Proposed Rulemaking:

21) Indian Government Comes Up with First Wireless Traffic Controller
Link to Press Trust of India article:

22) Aircraft Deployed to Monitor Traffic Flow, Security in Mecca
Link to article in the Saudi Gazette:


23) California Prepares for a Future of Driverless Cars
Link to story on Capital Public Radio:

24) 'Technology Tsunami' the Hot Topic at I-CAR Conference
Link to article in Collision Repair:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
Engineering beauty from an aerial perspective.


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Today in Transportation History    
1803 **210th anniversary** The Surrey Iron Railway opened in Britain.  It may have been the first public railway in the world.

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