Monday, September 23, 2013

Monday, September 23, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, September 23, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Talks on Private Air-Traffic Control Turn Serious in US
Link to Bloomberg article:

2) FAA Nears New Rules on Devices
Link to article in The New York Times:

3) E-Books, iPads During Takeoff Still 'a Way Off' in Australia
Link to article in The Australian Financial Review:

4) Inconsistency Has Become Major Theme in NextGen Implementation. How to Rectify?
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

5) Signs of Our Times: Airport Ads Are Big Business
Link to article in USA Today:

6) How Creative Can Airport Ads Be? Lisbon Airport Shows the Way
Link to article on Skift:

7) App Helps Travelers Negotiate Airports
Link to article in the Telegram & Gazette:

8) Portland, Oregon Airport's Billboard Brouhaha
Link to editorial in The Oregonian:


9) Cuba, US Coordinate Search and Rescue Operations
Link to Prensa Latina article:


10) Dispute Over Parking Sensors in Boise, Idaho Could Cost Taxpayers More Money
Link to story on KBOI-TV:


11) Emergency Organizations Reach Out to Philadelphia's Commuting Public
Link to story on KYW Radio:


12) Minnesota's Metro Transit Debuts Wi-Fi Service on Northstar Line
Link to article in the Star Tribune:

13) Advertising a Boon for Rome, Georgia Transit
Link to article in the Rome News-Tribune:


14) UK Highways Agency Tracks Millions of Motorists' Cellphones in 'Smart' Trials
Link to article in The Daily Telegraph:

15) Google to Keep Waze as Separate Service
Link to article on Globes:

16) A Closer Look at Inrix, the World's Largest Traffic Intelligence Network
Link to article in ITProPortal:


17) Self-Driving Vehicles Progress Faster Than Rules of Road
Link to Bloomberg article:

18) Connected Cars' Knob-Free Interface Challenge
Link to article in the Radio And Internet Newsletter:

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Today in Transportation History    
1913 **100th anniversary** Roland Garros, a French aviator, made the first non-stop flight across the Mediterranean Sea, flying between France and Tunisia.

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