Transportation Communications Newsletter
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Delta: Kiosks at JFK Airport Reduced Customs Wait Lines by 90%
Link to article on Skift:
GPS / NAVIGATION
2) US Appeals Court Says Police Need Warrant to Track Vehicles via GPS
Link to article in The Washington Post:
3) US Government to Stop Printing Nautical Charts
Link to article in the Savannah Morning News:
PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION
4) September 11th National Memorial Trail Uses 'Story Maps' to Communicate and Inspire
Link to article in Pennsylvania Borough News:
5) Hawaii DOT Needs to Improve Communication with the Public
Link to commentary on Hawaii Reporter:
6) NASA Says First Space Internet Test 'Beyond Expectations'
Link to article in Computerworld:
7) Courtesy Phone Calls Latest Move to Iron Out Ventra Transit Card Glitches
Link to article in the Chicago Sun-Times:
8) New Jersey Transit Mobile Rail Ticketing Will be Systemwide by End of Year
Link to story on WHYY Radio:
TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
9) Western Australia Government Wants to Crowdsource Traffic Data
Link to article on iTnews:
10) Fuel Prices to be Advertised on Signs Along UK Motorways to Help Drivers Avoid Being Ripped Off
Link to article in The Daily Mail:
11) Report: States Need Guidance on Self-Driving Cars
Link to article in Governing:
Link to report from the Eno Center for Transportation: http://goo.gl/vdkCUo
12) You Won't Recognize the First Automated Vehicles
Link to article in MIT Technology Review:
- Research Transportation Specialist – FHWA – Washington, DC
Webinar: US DOT ITS ePrimer – November 19
Today in Transportation History
1983 **30th anniversary** Two truck bombs exploded outside barracks housing US and French military forces in Beirut, Lebanon. The blasts killed 299 servicemen.
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