Friday, August 2, 2013

Friday, August 2, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, August 2, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Aerial Advertising Ban Under Study in Austin, Texas
Link to article from Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association:

2) Communication is Key as Air Traffic in Europe Estimated to Grow 50% by 2035
Link to article on

3) Will Buying Airline Tickets Change to a 'Real-Time' Fare System?
Link to article in The Washington Post:


4) South Korea to Install eLoran to Counter North Korea GPS Jamming
Link to article in Aviation International News:

5) Radar Gun Spots Vehicles with Illegal GPS Jammers
Link to article in New Scientist:


6) New Smartphone App Shows the Ships Visiting Port of Tallinn
Link to article in The Baltic Course:

7) Computer Problems at New Jersey Port a Boon to Virginia
Link to article in the Daily Press:


8) South African Road Chiefs Halt Plan to Publicize Convicted Drunk Drivers
Link to article on IOL Motoring:


9) Trains Might Not Automate Controls by 2015, US Transportation Secretary Says
Link to article in USA Today:


10) Sign Battle Along California's Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta Highway Intensifies
Link to article in The Reporter:


11) Ridesharing Apps an Option if BART Workers Strike
Link to story on KGO-TV:

12) How a Car Ridesharing Company Took Advantage of a Public Transport Strike
Link to article on Tnooz:


13) Inside Los Angeles' Quest to Fix the Nation's Most Congested City
Link to article in Governing:


14) Vehicles' Technology Out of Sync with Drivers' Devices
Link to article from the Los Angeles Times:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
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Today in Transportation History    
1913 **100th anniversary** Ferenc Pfaff, an architect who designed rail stations for the Hungarian Railways, was born in Mohács, Hungary.

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