Monday, September 2, 2013

Monday, September 2, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, September 2, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Airport Wait Times Set to Drop with New Technology, Arinc Says
Link to article from Bloomberg:


2) Three States Join Hands to Upgrade Lower Mississippi River Bridges with ITS
Link to article in Better Roads:


3) Philippine Government Opens Maritime Hotline for Seafarers' Rights
Link to story on GMA News:


4) Online Paying of Traffic Tickets Eases New Jersey Court Loads
Link to article in The Record:

5) Hertz Revamps Car Rental Sites with iPad Kiosks
Link to article in TabTimes:
Link to news release:


6) Nigerian Police Charge Man for Taking Photographs of Policemen and Traffic Management Officials
Link to article in P.M. News:


7) Wi-Fi Access in Works for Amtrak's Hiawatha Line Trains
Link to article in the Journal Sentinel:


8) Colorado DOT Wants Remote Blasting System to Fight Avalanche Road Closures
Link to article in The Denver Post:


9) 'Patent Trolls' Put Brakes on San Francisco Transit App
Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

10) Visalia Transit Experimenting with Wi-Fi for Buses
Link to article in the Visalia Times-Delta:


11) Malaysian Highway Authority Mulls Traffic Radio Station
Link to article on CBT Online:

12) Managed Motorway System Being Tested on M62 in West Yorkshire, UK
Link to article in the Wakefield Express:


13) Israeli Company to Present First Safety-Savvy Chip for Cars
Link to Xinhua article:

14) Transportation Advocate: Canada Needs to Get Ready for Self-Driving Cars
Link to Canadian Press article:

15) HD Artist Experience Now in More Digital Dash Displays
Link to article in Radio World:

16) Eight Excellent Car Technologies for Safer Driving
Link to photo-essay on CNET:

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Today in Transportation History    
1948 **65th anniversary** Christa McAuliffe, a teacher who was aboard the Challenger space shuttle, was born in Boston.

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