Monday, July 29, 2013

Monday, July 29, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, July 29, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Funding Schemes in Congress Could Ground Drones; FAA Pressured Over Privacy
Link to article in The Washington Times:

2) FAA Tells Foreign Pilots to Use GPS When Landing in San Francisco
Link to story on KNTV-TV:

3) Airlines Take Different Routes to TV
Link to article from The Dallas Morning News:

4) Libraries Partner with Local Airports
Link to article in Library Journal:


5) This Guy's Never Met a Subway Map He Didn't Want to Fix
Link to article on The Atlantic Cities:


6) North Carolina Quick Pass and Florida SunPass Are Now Interchangeable
Link to article in the News & Observer:


7) Intel Closes Navigation App Developer Telmap
Link to article on Globes:


8) Industry Forums on the Next ITS Strategic Plan; Notice of Public Meeting
Link to further information in the Federal Register:


9) 'Hobo Cop' Helps Distracted Drivers in Edmonton
Link to article in the Edmonton Journal:


10) Tackling Sexual Harassment on England's Transit
Link to story on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday:

11) HopStop Transit App Receives First Update Following Its Acquisition By Apple
Link to story on AppAdvice:

12) New HD Penn Station Signs to Help Commuters, Long Island Rail Road's Bottom Line
Link to article from Newsday:

13) Seattle-Area Transit System's New Foreign Language Plan Off to a Bumpy Start
Link to The Seattle Globalist:


14) South Carolina Taxpayers Pay $675,000 for Traffic Control, Mostly at Sports Events
Link to AP article:

15) Chandigarh, India Officials Mull Traffic Management Center to Ease Congestion
PA system at traffic signals would provide real-time information to the public.
Link to article in the Hindustan Times:

16) FCC Updates TIS Rules to Benefit Public Safety
Link to article in The Source:

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