Monday, October 21, 2013

Monday, October 21, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, October 21, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Inside SFO: A Tour of the Airport's Safety Operations
Link to article and video in Emergency Management:

2) Proposal Would Allow 'Wireless' Gambling at Indianapolis Airport
Link to article in USA Today:


3) Proposed License Plate Scan Regulations Get Thumbs-Down from Police in Michigan
Link to story on Michigan Radio:


4) Quatriz System Inks MOU with Touch 'n Go, Mitsubishi to Set Up ITS R&D Center in Malaysia
Link to Bernama article:

5) Daily News from ITS World Congress
Link to newsletters:


6) Lionel Trains: 113 Year Old Icon Goes Digital
Link to article on CNNMoney:


7) Pilot Virtual Open House Ushers in New Era of Public Engagement
Link to article in the Texas Transportation Researcher:


8) Google and San Francisco Launch Real-Time Crisis Map
Link to article in Emergency Management:


9) Miclab Lets You Virtually Hail Taxis With or Without Internet Connection
Link to article on Tech in Asia:


10) Brazen Scammers Target Long Island Rail Road Riders with Ticket Machine Cameras
Link to story on WCBS-TV:

11) Beijing Mulls Real-Name System for Transportation Card
Link to story on CRI:

12) Trip Planner Program Helps Twin Cities' Metro Transit Website Traffic Soar
Link to column in the Star Tribune:


13) Self-Driving Car Demand Seen Boosted by Aging Population
Link to Bloomberg article:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Webinars: Using Anonymous Cellphone Data to View Population Movements – October 22 & 30

Today in Transportation History    
1833 **180th anniversary** Alfred Bernhard Nobel, the inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prize, was born in Stockholm, Sweden.

The Transportation Communications Newsletter is published electronically Monday through Friday. 
To subscribe (for free) or unsubscribe, please contact me at
Become a TCN fan on Facebook and follow on Twitter @TransportComm.

Questions, comments about the TCN?  Please write the editor, Bernie Wagenblast at     

© 2013 Bernie Wagenblast Communications, LLC

No comments: