Friday, October 25, 2013

Friday, October 25, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 25, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Chief Vows Quick Action on Gadgets, Stall Training
Link to article in USA Today:

2) Malaysia Government Says New Air Traffic Management Center Will Have Positive Impact on Aviation Industry
Link to Bernama article:


3) Ferry-Tracking App Sets Sail in Jacksonville, Florida
Link to article in Government Technology:


4) Ray LaHood: America's Transportation Future is in Rail, Google Car, Mobility Labs
Link to article from Mobility Lab:

5) Singapore, China Team to Develop Smart Cities
Link to article in Computerworld:

6) The Apps Changing South Africa's Transport Services
Link to BBC News story:


7) Panelists at AASHTO Annual Meeting Discuss Common Denominators for Successful Transportation Agency Public Engagement
Link to article in the AASHTO Journal:


8) Railroads and Indians Are Steamed at the FCC
Link to Bloomberg article:


9) Kansas DOT Partners with Pittsburg State University on Road Lighting Project
Link to article in The Chanute Tribune:


10) Website Chronicles Harassment on British Columbia Public Transit
Link to article on Vancouver 24 hrs:

11) OneBusAway Demo Offers Best Transit Info Yet for DC Users
Link to blog from Mobility Lab:


12) Where Does Radio Fit Into the Vehicle of the Future?
Link to article in Radio Ink:

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