Thursday, January 23, 2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, January 23, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Cape Wind and FAA Win Federal Court Case Over Turbines and Radar
Link to article in the Cape Cod Times:

2) Who's Paying for Your Free Airport Wi-Fi?
Link to article in Forbes:

3) How Can Chinese Social Media Elevate Airports?
Link to blog on AviationPros:


4) How Texting Actually Changes the Way We Walk
Link to article on The Atlantic Cities:


5) Secret Audit Found Baltimore Speed Cameras Had High Error Rates
Link to article in The Baltimore Sun:


6) Battery Modification May Add 27 Years of Life to GPS Satellites
Link to article on Nextgov:


7) Liverpool Looks to Lead the Way on Intelligent Transport Projects
Link to article on Techworld:


8) Port of Tampa Gets New Name: Port Tampa Bay
Link to article in the Tampa Bay Times:


9) Canadian Municipal Federation Says Emergency Response Plans Needed for Oil Transport
Link to Canadian Press article:
Link to news release:


10) TSA Mulls Cellphone Use Post-LAX Shooting
Link to AP article:

11) Vital Infrastructure a Cyber-Terrorism Time-Bomb EU Warns
Link to article on SlashGear:
Link to news release:

12) Data Collection Up at US Ports of Entry
Link to article in FCW:


13) European Motoring Groups Urge High-Level of Data Protection in Vehicle Telematics
Link to article in the Daily Express:

14) Mexican Telematics: Ready for Growth, Security Still Hindrance
Link to article on Telematics Update:


15) Female HERO Operator Takes on Atlanta Traffic
Link to story on WGCL-TV:


16) London's Victoria Line Suspended After Control Room is Flooded with Cement
Link to article in The Guardian:

17) Malfunctioning New Jersey Transit Website Raises Concern for Super Bowl Transportation
Link to article in The Record:


18) In the Future, Your Car May Rat You Out to the Tax Collector
Link to article in Car and Driver:

News Releases

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Today in Transportation History    
1909 **105th anniversary** The RMS Republic collided with the SS Florida off the Massachusetts coast.  It marked the first use of the CQD distress call.

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