Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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:


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:


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:


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:

12) You Won't Recognize the First Automated Vehicles
Link to article in MIT Technology Review:

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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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