Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) More Questions than Answers in FAA Data Distribution Policy
Link to article from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association:

2) Guidebook on Integrating GIS in Emergency Management at Airports
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


3) Qualcomm Develops System to Avoid Pedestrians, Cyclists
Link to article in Automotive News:


4) Traffic Ticket Spurs Fight Over State Services in Hawaiian Language
Link to Reuters article:

5) New Mobile Audio Service Agogo Takes Aim at Satellite Radio
Link to article on CNET:

6) Someone Hacked NHTSA's Servers
Link to blog in The New York Times:

7) Travel 3.0: Are We There Yet?
Link to blog on The Huffington Post:


8) Rail Car and Locomotive Monitoring Technology Update
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


9) US Imposes Tough Penalties on Commercial Drivers Who Use Cellphones, But Tough to Tell if They're Working
Link to story on Fox News:


10) Improved Public Transport Signage Coming to New Zealand Capital
Link to article in The Dominion Post:

11) South African Developer Launches Public Transport App to Ease Daily Commute
Link to article on Ventureburn:

12) Using Bus Stop Touchscreens to Kill Time – and Help Out
Link to article in New Scientist:


13) Dynamic Messaging Part of Jacksonville, Florida Road Landscape
Link to story on WTLV/WJXX-TV:

News Releases

Job Posting
 -  Transportation Specialist (to Serve as National Expert on Traffic Incident Management) – FHWA – Washington, DC

Upcoming Events
Smart Cities Exhibition – October 16-18 – Bologna, Italy

Today in Transportation History    
2008 **5th anniversary** Andrea Pininfarina, former CEO of Italian coachbuilder Pininfarina, was killed in an auto crash.

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