Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Ryanair Boss Makes Twitter Gaffes
Link to article on TravelMole:

2) Wi-Fi Wake Up Call for Calcutta Airport
Link to article in The Telegraph:

3) Atlanta Airport Delays Free Wi-Fi Deployment
Link to article from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

4) Raleigh Memorial Airport Funds Initial Research of Unmanned Air Traffic Advisory System
Link to article in Airport Improvement:

5) Lack of Directional Signage in Major US Airports a National Disgrace for Tourism and Hospitality
Link to commentary on Hospitality Net:


6) India Begins Crackdown on Buses Without GPS
Link to article in The Times of India:


7) São Paulo Starts Tech-Driven Plan to Improve Transport System
Link to article on ZDNet:


8) Experts Share Guidance on Transportation and Social Media
Link to article on The Transit Wire:


9) Railroad Operations: Where Safety and Innovation Converge


10) Security Check Now Starts Long Before You Fly
Link to article in The New York Times:

11) Balloons for Emergency Communications: Not Just Hot Air
Link to article in Government Technology:


12) Transit Strike Boosts Ridesharing Apps in San Francisco
Link to IDG News Service article:


13) Fleet Telematics and the 2G Phaseout
Link to article on Telematics Update:


14) BART Workers on Tracks Don't Get Train Warnings
Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

15) Sydney Transport Apps Back Online
Link to article on iTnews:


16) Bluetooth Can Help Traffic Flow in Clark County, Washington
Link to article in The Columbian:

17) Work Zone Performance Measurement Using Probe Data
Link to publication from FHWA:

18) Transportation Planning for Operations: Quick Guide to Practitioner Resources
Link to further information from FHWA:


19) California Pilots Electronic License Plates – Will Other States Follow?
Link to article in GCN:

20) Connected Vehicles to Driverless Vehicles…The Future of Transportation. What Does It Mean to Me?
Link to videos from opening session of ITE 2013 Annual Meeting:

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Today in Transportation History    
2008 **5th anniversary** India launched Chandrayaan-1, its first unmanned lunar mission.

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