Monday, July 22, 2013

Monday, July 22, 2013


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, July 22, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) San Francisco Plane Crash Has Some Fliers Wanting More Information on Pilots
Link to article in the Deseret News:

2) UAE Ministry of Interior Plan E-Gates at All Airports
Link to article in Gulf News:

3) Adelaide Airport Introduces Google Maps’ Indoor ‘Street View’ Technology
Link to article in Airport World:


4) High-Tech Solutions Will Fight Central Florida Traffic Congestion, Not More Roads
Link to article in the Orlando Sentinel:


5) When It Comes to Rail Traffic in Vermont, Hazardous Materials Data is Hard to Get
Link to article on VTDigger:


6) Painted Messages on Pavement Cut Down on Bridge Strikes in New York
Link to article in The Journal News:

7) Fake Signs on San Francisco Bay Area Highways Say Drones Looking for Speeders
Link to story on KPIX-TV:


8) New York MTA Considers Selling Naming Rights to Subway Stations
Link to article in The New York Times:

9) Paris Metro, London Tube and Other Mass Transit Signs Around the World
Link to article on The Huffington Post:


10) With HopStop Acquisition, Apple Plans to Beef Up Public Transit Directions
Link to story on ABC News:

11) US State Department’s Smart Traveler App Should Be Left at Home
Link to review on Nextgov:


12) Get Ready for More Advertising Inside Your Car
Link to article on The Motley Fool:

13) Black Boxes in Cars: A Question of Privacy
Link to article in The New York Times:

14) US DOT Releases Summary Report from First Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture (CVRIA) Public Stakeholder Workshop
Link to further information:

News Releases

 -  Request for Comments – A Report on Performance of VMS Updating Application Using Connected Vehicle Technology Based on DSRC Protocol – ACECR, Sharif University Branch

Today in Transportation History    
1793 **220th anniversary** Alexander Mackenzie reached the Pacific Ocean to complete the first east to west crossing of North America north of Mexico.

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