Thursday, July 18, 2013

Thursday, July 18, 2013


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, July 18, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Chief: Air-Traffic Upgrade Harmed by Budget Cuts
Link to Bloomberg article:

2) Airservices Australia Staffing Raises Concerns
Link to article in The Australian:


3) License-Plate Cameras Track Millions of Americans
Link to article in The Washington Post:
Link to news release from the American Civil Liberties Union:

4) Iowa Governor Calls for Review of License Plates Exempt from Traffic Camera Enforcement
Link to story on WHO-TV:

5) UAE Driver Who Taped YouTube Road Rage Video, Arrested for Breaching Privacy
Link to article in The National:


6) Google Maps Updated for Summer Travels with Incident and Traffic Alerts
Link to story on ABC News:


7) Russia to Launch Two GLONASS Satellite After Pronton Disaster
Link to article in GPS World:

8) Hawaii to Use GPS Tracking on School Buses
Link to AP article:


9) Fully Automated Maritime Surveillance System Developed for EU Borders
Link to article on Science World Report:


10) The Speakers: How Two People Became the Voice of 110 Airports and the New York City Subway
Link to article on The Verge:


11) Port of Houston Authority Still Not Posting Audio of Meetings Online
Link to article in the Houston Chronicle:


12) Missouri DOT Plans to Test Speed Information Signs
Link to article on Newsmagazine Network:

13) Highway Signs in British Columbia Continue to Confuse
Link to article in The Tri-City News:


14) Oakland Surveillance Center Progresses Amid Debate on Privacy, Data Collection
Link to article from the Center for Investigative Reporting:

15) Apps, Etc. Remotely Monitor Teen Drivers
Link to article in USA Today:


16) Mass Transit Gets Rolling on Real-Time Bus Info
Link to article on Tech Page One:


17) Santa Clarita, California Traffic Center Keeps Commuters Moving
Link to story on KHTS Radio:

18) Mindanao Hackers Lend a Hand in Solving Manila and Cebu Traffic Problems
Link to story from GMA News:


19) Tuning In the Digital Dashboard
Link to article on All Access:

News Releases

Today in Transportation History    
1968 **45th anniversary** Intel Corporation, whose chips play an important role in many transportation applications, was founded as NM Electronics.

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