Thursday, October 31, 2013

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, October 31, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Will Allow Use of Electronics Entire Flights
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2) Air Traffic Control Modernization Hits Turbulence
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3) Successful Launch of New ITSMalta Board and Website
Link to article in the Times of Malta:
Link to site:


4) US Coast Guard Confirms Google Link to Mystery Barge
Link to story on CNBC:


5) Ericsson Study: Smartphone Users Expect Wireless Tech to Relieve Traffic Headaches
Link to article on FierceWireless:
Link to release:


6) Utah DOT Showcases New Winter Weather Technology, Announces Resident Reporter Program
Link to article in the Deseret News:


7) California's New Caldecott Tunnel Bore Has Safety Features Inspired by Deadly Fire
Link to article in the Contra Costa Times:

8) The Next Big Traffic Safety Debate: Google Glass
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:


9) Fleets Not Convinced of Benefits of Sharing Telematics Data
Link to article in Fleet News:


10) Dust Sensors Could Provide Better Warning for Arizona Motorists
Link to story on KPHO-TV:

11) Here's How Philadelphia Will Transform Traffic with Technology
Link to article on Philly:

12) Bhubaneswar, India's Integrated Approach to Clear Traffic Congestion
Link to article in The Times of India:


13) GM's Desire to Make Buying Cars Online Easier May Anger Dealers
Link to article on The Detroit Bureau:

14) Driverless Cars Are Not Today's Answer for Safer Roads
Link to commentary on Telematics Update:

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Today in Transportation History    
1913 **100th anniversary** The Lincoln Highway, the first improved automobile highway connecting New York and San Francisco, was dedicated.

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