Friday, January 3, 2014

Friday, January 3, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, January 3, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) How Can Airports Capture and Use Passenger Data Without Infringing on Privacy?
Link to article in Future Airports Asia:

2) Communication Key Part of New Corporate Culture at London Gatwick
Link to article in Airport World:


3) Virginia DOT Increases Bandwidth to Ease Delays on E-ZPass Site
Link to article in The Virginian-Pilot:


4) Electronic System to Monitor Ships at Jeddah Islamic Port
Link to article in Arab News:


5) Senator Blumenthal Wants Better Reporting When Trains Hit Something
Link to article in The Advocate:


6) Video Feeds, Info Exchange Help Pennsylvania DOT Keep Roads Clear and Safe
Link to article in The Citizens' Voice:

7) Hindhead Tunnel Diversion Signage to Be Reviewed after Closures
Link to article in the Surrey Advertiser:


8) TSA Shows Some Flexibility in Releasing TSA Precheck Background Records
Link to article in Government Security News:


9) Chinese Ridesharing Apps Gain Millions in Investments
Link to article on ZDNet:


10) Black Box Insurance Coming Soon to Your Car
Link to blog from Strategy Analytics:


11) Inside the WTOP Traffic Center
Link to article and video on American Journalism Review:


12) NHTSA Sends Rear Visibility Rules to White House for Review
Link to article in The Detroit News:

13) NHTSA Misses Deadlines on Connected Vehicles, Automatic Braking
Link to article in The Detroit News:

14) Study: Self-Driving Car Sales Will Explode
Link to article in USA Today:
Link to news release:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
I'm not sure I could do this with my hands, forget about doing it with an excavator.

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Today in Transportation History    
1944 **70th anniversary** US Marine aviator Gregory 'Pappy' Boyington was shot down in a battle over Papua New Guinea.  He was captured and held as a POW.  He received the Medal of Honor.

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