Monday, September 30, 2013

Monday, September 30, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, September 30, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Deaf Airline Passengers Seek Captioned Entertainment
Link to article in USA Today:

2) At Los Angeles International's Remodeled Terminal, Where's the Wi-Fi?
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:

3) Boeing 787 Forced to Land in Iceland Because of Faulty Air Identification System
Link to article in The New York Times:


4) Deadly Yom Kippur Crash Spurs Safety Push for Observant Jewish Pedestrians
Link to article in The Jewish Daily Forward:


5) Lights in Florida Will Stay Yellow a Bit Longer
Link to article in the Orlando Sentinel:


6) Thinking Aloud at ITS California – Show 1
Link to podcast:


7) Virginia Starting to Develop a Master Identity Database
Link to article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch:

8) Transportation Tech Bubble Makes DC 'Ripe for Disruption'
Link to article from Mobility Lab:


9) If You Want a Smarter City, Start with Parking. Yes, Parking
Link to article in GCN:


10) The TSA is Definitely Not Wasting Money on Fancy Videos
Link to article on Skift:

11) Are Idaho's Public Information Officers Public Servants or Spin Doctors?
Link to article in the Idaho Statesman:

12) Keeping the Spirit of the Freedom of Information Act Strong
Link to editorial in the Lansing State Journal:


13) Sign-Testing in California's Caldecott Tunnel Puzzles and Slows Drivers
Link to article from the Contra Costa Times:


14) Using Light to Map Real-Time Safety Cues Onto Urban Environments
Link to story on PFSK:


15) NFC Transit Ticketing Arrives in Dubai
Link to article in NFC World:


16) Odense, Denmark Turns to Technology to Fight Congestion
Link to article in The Evening Post:


17) 4G Cars Are Coming, But We Won't Have Much Choice in How We Connect Them
Link to article on GigaOM:

18) Google's Plan for Autonomous Cars Doesn't Go Far Enough
Link to commentary in Wired:

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1968 **45th anniversary** The Boeing 747 was rolled out for the first time in Everett, Washington.

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