Friday, August 9, 2013

Friday, August 9, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, August 9, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Radio Rules in Area of 2011 Alaska Crash Nearly Standardized
Link to article in the Alaska Journal of Commerce:

2) Alaska DOT&PF Releases Video Describing Challenges of Building Rural Airports
Link to article in The Tundra Drums:

3) A Captive Wi-Fi Audience Pays Off
Link to article from GigaOM:


4) Would This Insanely Complex Diagram Help You Navigate a Subway System?
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:


5) Every Three Years Someone Gets Busted for Using a GPS Jammer
Link to column on Nextgov:


6) Seattle Jeweler's Sidewalk Advertising Seen as 'Defacing Public Property'
Link to story on KOMO News:


7) San Francisco Parking Officers Now Snapping Shots of Your Infractions
Link to article in The Examiner:


8) Lawmakers to FCC: Allow Trains to Be Run Automatically
Link to article in The Hill:


9) British Columbia Professor Honored for Role in Emergency Communications
Link to article in The News:


10) Progressive Insurance Seeks to Monitor More Drivers as 40% Say No
Link to Bloomberg article:


11) Inside Florida DOT's High-Tech Road Monitoring Program
Link to article in Naples Florida Weekly:

12) Twitter Creates New Wave of Radio Stars in UK, Including Traffic Reporters
Link to article in The Independent:


13) Ford Working on System to Display Brake Light Warning in Following Car
Link to article on IOL:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
Guess where the world's smallest drawbridge is located?  I crossed it last month and had no idea.

 -  Request for Information – Connected Vehicle - Next Stage Certification Environment – FHWA

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Today in Transportation History    
1892 Thomas Edison received a patent for a two-way telegraph.

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