Friday, October 18, 2013

Friday, October 18, 2013


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 18, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) UK Air Traffic Control Service Takes Steps to Prevent 4G Interference with Radar
Link to article in Airport Industry Review:

2) Europe Launches Space-Based ADS-B Bid
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

CARTOGRAPHY

3) Meet the Man Behind the New MBTA Map
Link to column in The Boston Globe:

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION

4) Automation and Big Data Key Themes at ITS World Congress
Link to article in EE Times:

MARITIME

5) Robotic Vessel Helps in Times of Disaster
Link to article from the University of Hawai'i:

OTHER

6) Digital Billboards Face More Opposition
Link to article on Digital Outsider:

RAILROADS

7) Charting a Communications and Signals Course
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:

8) Intelligent Rail Transport System to Enhance Gulf Cooperation Council's $250 Billion Rail Projects
Link to article in the Saudi Gazette:

SAFETY / SECURITY

9) Wi-Fi Enabled Cars Pose 'Great Concern' to Safety, Says Researcher
Link to article on Global News:

10) Copenhagen Airport Security Director: Good Customer Service Aids Security
Link to article in Airport World:

TRANSIT

11) Calgary Transit Launches Awareness Campaign on Role of Peace Officers
Link to article in Metro:

12) Corvallis Transit Unveiling System to Tell Riders When Bus Will Arrive
Link to article in the Corvallis Gazette-Times:

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

13) Exploring Travelers' Behavior in Response to Dynamic Message Signs Using a Driving Simulator
Link to report from the Maryland State Highway Administration:

VEHICLES

14) Car Hacking: The Next Global Cybercrime?
Link to story on CNBC:

15) Augmented Reality System Makes Cars See-Through
Link to article in NewScientist:

16) Self-Driving Cars: So Many Reasons, So Many Hurdles
Link to video on CNET:


News Releases


Friday Bonus
A sail-powered river barge is delivering agricultural products from Lake Champlain to New York City.


Upcoming Events
Webinar: OTISS-Innovative Methods in Expediting TIA Process (Online Traffic Impact Study Software) – October 21


Today in Transportation History    
1931 Thomas Edison died in West Orange, New Jersey.

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