Thursday, November 14, 2013

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, November 14, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Smartphone and Tablet Use Cleared for Takeoff on European Flights
Link to article in the International Business Times:
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2) Six Ways Tech Will Change the Airport Experience in Coming Years
Link to article on Skift:

3) Testing Airliner Safety with the Help of a Fake Ash Cloud
Link to article on CNET:


4) New Signs Warn New Zealand Hikers of Volcanic Risk
Link to article in The New Zealand Herald:
Link to news release:


5) Color Schemes Launched to Beautify Japan's Dull Ports
Link to article in The Asahi Shimbun:

6) The Next US Weapon at Sea Could Be Music
Link to article on Nextgov:


7) Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator – November 2013
Link to newsletter:


8) New Tools for Engaging the Public in Local Road-Funding Decision-Making
Link to article in Catalyst:


9) Minnesota's I-35W 'Smart' Bridge Stands the Tests of Time
Link to article in Catalyst:


10) Are Head-Up Displays the Answer to Driver Distraction?
Link to blog on


11) Make New York Penn Station More Customer Friendly, New Jersey Transit Board Chairman Says
Link to article in The Star-Ledger:
Link to OpEd in The New York Times:

12) New Technology Improves Ride for Missouri's St. Joseph Transit
Link to story on KQTV-TV:


13) Toronto Mulls Ideas to Tackle Its Multibillion-Dollar Congestion Problem
Link to article in The Globe and Mail:

14) Nokia Adds Route Directions List and Parked Car Locator to HERE Drive
Link to article on WinSource:

15) Google Now for Android Gets New Cards for Finding Traffic Information
Link to article on Design & Trend:


16) NHTSA Wants Automakers to 'Fast Track' Vehicle Technology
Link to article in The Detroit News:

17) US House Reschedules Self-Driving Car Hearing
Link to article in The Hill:
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18) Automakers Rev Up New Systems of Engagement for Success
Link to blog in InformationWeek India:

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Today in Transportation History    
1963 **50th anniversary** President John F. Kennedy dedicated a new portion of I-95 through Delaware and Maryland.

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