Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Aviation Reps Talk NextGen at Conference
Link to article in The Press of Atlantic City:


2) 'More and More Cameras' Every Day in World's Airports and Stores
Link to article in The National:


3) Cellphone-as-Tolltag Test Reported to be Going Well in Washington State
Link to article on TOLLROADSnews:


4) Unmapped Routes May Pose Dangers for Shipping Boom in Arctic Waters
Link to story on PBS NewsHour:

5) Myanmar Makes Efforts in Developing Maritime Education
Link to Xinhua article:


6) It's Personal: The Smartphone's Influence on Transportation Communications
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


7) Here's How You Cram a Recording Studio Inside a Speeding Train
Link to article in Wired:


8) US DOT Dragging Its Feet on Rear-Camera Legislation
Link to story on WCBS-TV:

9) Domain Awareness Center Could Unite Port of Oakland, Public Safety Systems
Link to article in Government Technology:

10) Port Security Goes Geospatial
Link to article in The Maritime Executive:


11) Uber App Adds Live ETA Map
Link to article on TechCrunch:


12) TriMet Smartphone Fares App Getting Not-so-Rave Reviews from Frustrated Riders
Link to article in The Oregonian:

13) Scranton, Pennsylvania-Area Transit System Adopts New Advertising Policy
Link to article in The Times-Tribune:

14) A History of London's Iconic Transport Logo
Link to blog in Slate:


15) Here's When Crowdsourcing Actually Works
Link to story on Fox News:


16) Tesla Enters Race to Build Self-Driving Car
Link to Reuters article:

17) Q&A: Potential and Pitfalls of Open Source in Automotive
Link to interview on Telematics Update:

18) Reports on carIT Congress
Link to stories in automotiveIT:

19) It's an Increasingly Digital World for Truck Drivers
Link to blog in FleetOwner:

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Today in Transportation History    
1928 **85th anniversary** Juan de la Cierva made the first autogyro crossing of the English Channel.

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