Thursday, September 12, 2013

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, September 12, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

Telematics for Fleet Management USA 2013 (November 20-21, Atlanta, GA) will discuss how to engage cross industry partners as consolidation and new technologies drastically change the landscape of fleet telematics.

Expert speakers confirmed include Donlen, Penske, Ryder, Daimler, Volvo, Telogis, Garmin, PeopleNet and FMCSA to name a few. The event will feature 200+ delegates, 30+ senior level speakers, 25+ business focused sessions, and 20+ hours of networking.

Key topics include ELD regulation, standardized platforms and data sets, green vehicles, autonomous freight, commercial insurance and key business model and service options to stay relevant in the changing market.


1) FAA Reports Increase in Air-Traffic Mistakes
Link to article in USA Today:

2) Glitch Hits Mobile Boarding Passes at US Airways
Link to AP article:

3) Airports Take On New Roles as Media Owners, Offering Passengers Interactive Experiences
Link to article in Passenger Terminal World:


4) E-ZPasses Get Read All Over New York (Not Just at Toll Booths)
Link to article and video in Forbes:


5) Funding Approved for Maritime Communication and Intelligence Center in Nigeria
Link to article in The Nation:


6) Police in New South Wales Using iPads to More Quickly Issue Traffic Violations
Link to article on ZDNet:


7) Officials in San Carlos, California Hope Sensor Technology Used for Smart Parking Could Be Used in Other Ways
Link to article in Government Technology:


8) New Jersey Transit Board Kept Lawsuit Payouts from Public View
Link to article in The Record:

9) Transportation Agencies Seem Slow to Adopt Vine
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


10) Maine Railroad Relies on Labeling for Safety
Link to article in the Portland Press Herald:


11) Seeing Double on I-17 in Arizona? It's a Sign of Safer Times
Link to article in The Arizona Republic:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Heart of America Trucking Show – October 18-19 – Kansas City, Kansas

Today in Transportation History    
1958 **55th anniversary** Jack Kilby demonstrated the first integrated circuit to management at Texas Instruments.

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