Friday, December 13, 2013

Friday, December 13, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, December 13, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Port of Portland Can't Reject Anti-Clearcutting Ad at Airport, Judge Rules
Link to article in The Oregonian:

2) Foreign-Based Airlines Already Have Cell Service
Link to article in USA Today:

3) IATA Pushes Deadlines for E-Freight Again
Link to article in Air Cargo World:


4) Google Maps Navigation Adds 25 Countries
Link to article on Android Headlines:


5) Transportation Professionals Share Ideas Across State Lines
Link to article from Metro Regional Government:


6) Mobility Factbook Launched; Explains How People Move In, Through and Out of New York City
Link to blog from the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management:

7) Speculation Abounds: What's Blocking the $80 Million Tunnel Boring Machine Bertha?
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


8) TSA Wants to Monitor Movement of Railcars Carrying Hazardous Materials
Link to article in Government Security News:

9) Russian Traffic Police Use Cameras in Unique Way to Cut Car Thefts
Link to article from the Rosslyskaya Gazeta:
Link to original article: (in Russian)

10) Vision Zero International – January 2014
Link to magazine:


11) Commercial Telematics in Russia
Link to articles on Telematics Update:


12) Tech Solutions, Transportation Policy Can Collide
Link to article in Politico:

13) Get Yourself in a Connected Car
Link to article in Radio Ink:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
This kind of makes bringing home the Christmas tree tied to your rooftop seem a bit wimpy.
From another viewpoint:

 -  Call for Speakers – Vehicle Dynamics Convention 2014

Upcoming Events
North American International Auto Show – January 13-26 – Detroit

Today in Transportation History    
1958 **55th anniversary** A squirrel monkey named Gordo was lost after a 300 mile space journey.  His capsule sunk in the South Atlantic after re-entry.

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