Thursday, December 19, 2013

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, December 19, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Inspector General: Management Failures Threaten NextGen
Link to article on Nextgov:

2) FAA Concerned About Interconnectivity of Electronic Systems on Airbus A350-900
Link to article in Government Security News:


3) Ohio Judge Says Efficiency Not Good Case for Traffic Cameras
Link to AP article:


4) Q&A with Pat Jones, CEO of IBTTA on ETC Interoperability
Link to interview on TOLLROADSnews:


5) Project Evaluates Smartphone Truck Data
Link to article from the Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium:

6) ITS News & Updates from ITS Joint Program Office – December 19
Link to update:


7) GE Makes the Most Hypnotically Pulsating Video Ever About Intermodal Freight Transport
Link to article in Adweek:


8) Instrumenting the Smart City, One Parking Space at a Time
Link to article on ZDNet:


9) Norwegian European Rail Traffic Management System Pilot Line Goes Live
Link to article in the Railway Gazette:
Link to news release: (in Norwegian)

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Today in Transportation History    
1813 **200th anniversary** Fort Niagara, near Youngstown, New York, was captured by British forces during the War of 1812.

1913 **100th anniversary** AT&T agreed to divest itself of Western Union and take several other steps.  In return it was allowed to operate as a government-sanctioned monopoly, in what became known as the Kingsbury Commitment.

1988 **25th anniversary** Metro Traffic opened their New York City operation.

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