Friday, January 10, 2014

Friday, January 10, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, January 10, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) United Said to Struggle with Computer Switch
Link to Bloomberg article:

2) Israeli Internet Expert Says Iranians Didn't Hack Nation's Aviation System
Link to article on The Times of Israel:

3) In-Flight Voice Calls Could Aid Airlines More than Passengers
Link to article on Nextgov:

4) FAA Publication Focuses on Technology in Flight
Link to article in Flying:


5) The Map that Saved the London Underground
Link to story on BBC News Magazine:


6) In South Florida, an Educational Program Offers Tips for Mature Drivers to 'Fit' Their Cars
Link to article in The Miami Herald:

7) Transportation Agencies Can Find Big Audiences and Opportunities in Winter Emergencies
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


8) Northwest Officials Receive Little Information on Oil-by-Rail Shipments
Link to story on Jefferson Public Radio:


9) A Colorful Guide to the Nation's Biggest Transit Systems
Link to blog in The Washington Post:


10) Officials Break Ground on High-Tech North Florida Regional Transportation Management Center
Link to story on WJCT Radio:


11) Tech Giants Battle for Car Control
Link to AFP article:

12) Software – the New Battleground for Carmakers
Link to Reuters article:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
You've heard the debate about who would win a fight between Superman and Batman, but which is faster, the 1960s Batmobile or the 1980s Batmobile?

Upcoming Events
Southern District ITE Meeting – March 30-April 2 – Lake Oconee, Georgia

Today in Transportation History    
1889 **125th anniversary** The Niagara Suspension Bridge collapsed during a windstorm.

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