Thursday, August 1, 2013

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, August 1, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Families from Flight 3407 Crash Push US Transportation Secretary for Pilot Database
Link to article in The Buffalo News:

2) Airports Turn to Apps to Improve Customer Service
Link to article in Airport Magazine:

3) Article on Future Travel Experience
 -  Customer Service Robots Becoming a Reality for Airports and Airlines
 -  Ryanair CEO Discusses Mobile Services, Social Media and Offering Wi-Fi


4) Next-Gen ITS and Systems Life-Cycle Management
Link to blog on Terranautix:


5) US Coast Guard Further Streamlines Maritime Domain Awareness Data
Link to story on WFED Radio:


6) Cellphone Data Could Help in Developing Moore County, North Carolina Transportation Plan
Link to article in The Pilot:


7) The Problem with #hastags: @BAFuture's #Imstuck
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


8) Federal Rules Forbid Proper Punctuation on Wichita's Flood-Warning Signs
Link to article in The Wichita Eagle:


9) UK Government in Discussion to Outlaw Google Glass for Drivers
Link to article on Stuff:

10) US DOT Not Eyeing Google Glass – Yet
Link to article on TechHive:

11) TSA Expects to Receive 25,000 Completed Customer Satisfaction Surveys from Airline Passengers this Year
Link to article in Government Security News:


12) The COMET Launches Website to Show Rebranding of South Carolina's CMRTA
Link to article in The State:


13) A Pre-Event Recovery Planning Guide for Transportation
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:

News Releases

Job Postings
 -  Project/Contract Manager for 511 Traffic – Metropolitan Transportation Commission – Oakland, California
Project/Contract Manager for 511 Transit – Metropolitan Transportation Commission – Oakland, California

Upcoming Events
IBTTA Annual Meeting and Exhibition – September 22-25 – Vancouver, British Columbia

Today in Transportation History    
1798 **215th anniversary** The French and British navies began the Battle of the Nile.

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