Thursday, January 9, 2014

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, January 9, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Canadian Airports at Odds with Official Languages Commissioner Over Passenger Rights
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2) First Bloomberg Hub to be Built at London City Airport
Link to article in Airport World:
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3) Top Five Cyber Security Tips for Airports
Link to article in Airport:


4) Samsung Unveils Concept Bicycles with Built-In Smartphone Docks and Chargers
Link to article on Ubergizmo:


5) Ford Exec Backpedals After Saying Company Tracks Drivers
Link to story on CNBC:

6) Melbourne Taxi Cheats Using GPS Jammers to Steal Fares
Link to article in the Herald Sun:


7) US DOT's ITS Professional Capacity Building Newsletter – January 2014
Link to newsletter:

8) Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator – January 2014
Link to newsletter:


9) New Jersey Governor's Office May Have Violated Public Records Law
Link to article in The Record:


10) Millions Approved for Automated Collision-Prevention System on MARC Trains
Link to article in The Baltimore Sun:


11) Washington, New York Looking to a Future Without Farecards
Link to article in The Washington Post:

12) New York MTA Plans to Turn Smartphones Into Subway Passes
Link to article on Skift:

13) US Cities Haven't Given Up on Selling Naming Rights for Transit Stations
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:

14) After New York and London, All-in-One Public Transit Guide Citymapper Launches in Paris
Link to blog on Rude Baguette:
Link to Citymapper:


15) Azerbaijan Intelligent Transport Management Center Launches Auto FM Radio Station
Link to article on News AZ:

16) Twende Twende: The Mobile App that Helps Kenyans Dodge Traffic
Link to article in PC Tech:


17) Driverless Car Tech Gets Serious at CES
Link to story and video on CNN:

18) Preparing California for Automated Vehicles
Link to article in the Berkeley Transportation Letter:

19) What Could Smart Dashboards Mean for Marketers?
Link to article on The Drum:

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