Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, August 30, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) How Can Airports and Airlines Use Wearable Technology to Enhance the Passenger Experience?
Link to article on Future Travel Experience:
2) Airport Cities Must Take Heed of the New York Airports Wi-Fi War
Link to article on Global Airport Cities:
3) Pilot Lingo 101: Aviation Phonetics and Linguistics
Link to article on Alaska Dispatch:
4) Behind the Scenes at Dulles Airport
Link to story on WTTG-TV:
5) Use the Airline's App, and Other Tips for Flying Efficiency
Link to column in The New York Times:
GPS / NAVIGATION
6) Nokia's New In-Car HERE Auto Mapping Tools Offer Real-Time Traffic Updates, Turn-By-Turn Directions and More
Link to article on The Next Web:
Link to news release: http://goo.gl/MBv3wa
7) Massachusetts Gives GPS Firms Heads Up on Low Bridges
Link to article in the Boston Herald:
8) National Park Service to Assess Economic Value of 'Natural Sound'
Link to article on E&E:
9) August/September Issue of Traffic Technology International
Link to magazine:
10) INDEX Award Winner: Life-Saving 'Smart' Highways Will Visually Communicate Dangerous Road Conditions
Link to article on Inhabit:
SAFETY / SECURITY
11) Georgia DOT Launches Video Campaign to Promote Safe Driving
Link to story on WTVY-TV:
12) Eight Ways Tech Will Transform Airport Security
Link to article on Mashable:
13) Viewpoint: Black Box Versus Smartphone in Insurance Telematics
Link to commentary on Telematics Update:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
14) The Best Traffic App Out There Gets an Overhaul, Big Price Cut
Link to article in Wired:
15) Florida DOT Launches New Mobile App
Link to story on WEAR-TV:
16) Reroute Town's Traffic to Get Emergency Vehicles Through
Link to article in New Scientist:
Link to abstract in Expert Systems with Applications:
17) NTSB Says Breakthrough Near on Connected Vehicles
Link to article in The Philadelphia Inquirer:
18) Mercedes Stop-and-Go Autopilot Heralds Hands-Free Push
Link to Bloomberg article:
- Transportation Specialist – Federal Highway Administration – Washington, DC
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1963 **50th anniversary** The hotline between Washington, DC and Moscow went into operation.
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