Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057

Making Roads Work Smarter: Data Behind Planning, Safer Roads & Emergency Response
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1) US Aviation Organizations Push to Protect Contract Tower Program
Link to article from Aviation Week Intelligence Network:

2) Airports Battle Algae, Rust and Fading to Maintain Effective Airfield Markings
Link to article in Airport Improvement:


3) Iowa DOT Looking at Recording Traffic Cameras
Link to story on WOI-TV:


4) Mozilla Developing Geolocation Data Service for Public Use
Link to IDG News Service article:
Link to announcement: http://goo.gl/r887Ol

5) Mercedes Integrates Navigation System with Google Glass
Link to article in Automotive News Europe:


6) Noida Expressway Expected to be First Public Sector Highway in India to Implement Intelligent Traffic Management System
Link to article in the Hindustan Times:


7) Cyber Attack Snarls Israeli Traffic
Link to article in Israel Today:


8) Amtrak Exec: Time to Move Beyond Ticketing to Mobile Experiences
Link to article on Mobile Marketer:

9) Wireless Headphones Turn Los Angeles' Union Station Into an Opera Stage
Link to article on GigaOM:


10) TSA to Design Calm, Stress-Free Checkpoints
Link to article on Fodor's Travel:


11) KNBC-TV Playing to Viewers on Los Angeles County Buses
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:

12) Verizon Cell Service Expands to MBTA Tunnels
Link to article in The Boston Globe:

13) Mosaics Could Make Navigating DC Metro Easier
Link to blog on Greater Greater Washington:


14) New Edison Research Videos Show a 'Barrage of New' in Connected Cars
Link to article in the Radio And Internet Newsletter:

15) Technology Playing a Big Role in Limousine Business
Link to article on Business 2 Community:

16) Infotainment Systems Are Complicated and Trouble Prone
Link to article in Consumer Reports:

17) Reviews of DASH Conference
 -  JacoBLOG
 -  Alan Cross: A Journal of Musical Things

News Releases

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Today in Transportation History    
1618 **395th anniversary** Sir Walter Raleigh, an English explorer, was beheaded in London.

2013 The Marmaray tunnel, the first to connect Asia and Europe, opened in Istanbul.

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