Friday, August 23, 2013

Friday, August 23, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, August 23, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Publishes Final Policy on Aircraft Tracking Rule
Link to article in Flying:

2) Adelaide Airport Opens 'Digital' Control Tower
Link to article in Airport World:
Link to news release:

3) Pilots' Focus in the Cockpit Under Scrutiny
Link to article in USA Today:

4) Pilots Urged to Learn Limitations of Glass-Cockpit Technology
Link to article from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association:

5) FAA Orders University of Missouri Journalism School to Stop Flying Drones
Link to article in the Columbia Daily Tribune:


6) Interactive Map Displays Traffic Fatality Rates Around the World
Link to article on The Car Connection:


7) ITS International – July/August 2013
Link to magazine:


8) US Navy's New Mobile App Will Show Position of Navy Fleets, Links for Suicidal Troops, Sex Crime Victims
Link to article on Nextgov:


9) Analysis of New York City Tweets Shows People are Unhappiest Around Transportation Hubs
Link to article in Science:
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10) Free UberX Car Rides for Everyone in Brooklyn this Weekend
Link to article in Brooklyn:


11) Apple Gets More Serious About Public Transit with Embark Buy
Link to article on VentureBeat:

12) This Ring Could Replace Your Subway and Bus Pass
Link to article in Time:

13) Wanderu Launches a Kayak for Bus and Train Schedules
Link to article on TechCrunch:


14) Protect Your Car Tech Privacy with These Six Simple Tips
Link to article on CNET:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
The latest suggested change to the MUTCD.

Upcoming Events
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Today in Transportation History    
1873 **140th anniversary** The Albert Bridge over the River Thames opened.

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