Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Delta: No Voice Calls On Our Planes
Link to AP article:

2) EU Agrees to New Rules Shielding Air Crew Whistleblowers
Link to article on Euractiv:

3) Four Ways Technology is Making Airports Better
Link to blog in Forbes:


4) ERTICO eMagazine – December 2013
Link to magazine:


5) Maritime Training Requires Standardization for E-Navigation Implementation
Link to article on


6) NHTSA Drunk Driving PSA Uses RoboCop to Get Message Out
Link to article on Cinema Blend:


7) Port of Tampa to Upgrade Warning Sirens
Link to article in the Tampa Bay Times:

8) New York State Approves Installation of Device to Limit Teens from Texting and Calling While Driving
Link to article in The Detroit News:

9) After Derailment, New York MTA Struggles to Find Right Mix of Human Skill + Technology
Link to story on WNYC Radio:


10) Viewpoint: Can Wireless Power Relieve the Looming Telematics Cable Crunch?
Link to article on Telematics Update:


11) Georgia Lawmakers Recommend Single Transit Website for Atlanta Area
Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

12) Long Island, New York's NICE Buses to Get Cellphone Fare Payment App
Link to article from Newsday:

13) Moovit, the Waze for Public Transportation, Bags $28 Million in Funding
Link to article on Vator:

14) Montreal Transit's Innovative App Drives High Engagement
Link to blog in Direct Marketing:


15) Lebanese Traffic Management Center Gets Big Break After Storm
Link to article in The Daily Star:


16) CES 2014 to Spark Android vs. iOS In-Car Battle
Link to article in EE Times:

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Today in Transportation History    
1958 **55th anniversary** Project SCORE, the world's first communications satellite, was launched from Cape Canaveral.

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