Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) London Gatwick Embraces Cloud-Based Services
Link to article in Airport World:


2) A Cure for Urban GPS: A 3D Antenna
Link to article in MIT Technology Review:


3) Geo-Fencing Used on Mysore Buses to Play Recorded Messages in Tourist Areas
Link to article in The Times of India:


4) Global Intelligence System for Growing Ports
Link to article in Maritime Journal:


5) Advertising in Indian Airports, Urban Public Transport Registers 60% Growth
Link to article in The Economic Times:

6) Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator – October 2013
Link to newsletter:


7) Rockville Centre, New York to Test First-Ever Coupon-Printing Parking Meter
Link to article on Rockville Centre Patch:


8) Amtrak Revamps Great American Stations Site
Link to article in Railway Age:


9) Devices Will Help Ease Traffic Flow in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Link to article in The Gazette:


10) Public Transit Gets on the Bus with Smartphone Ticketing
Link to article in GCN:

11) A Transit Ad that Puts Car Commercials to Shame
Link to Streetsblog DC:


12) Ford Develops Autonomous Parking Tech, No Driver Required
Link to story on Fox News:

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Today in Transportation History    
1913 **100th anniversary** The SS Volturno caught fire while crossing the Atlantic.  Approximately 130 people died and 520 were rescued.

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