Friday, February 14, 2014

Friday, February 14, 2014

♥ Transportation Communications Newsletter ♥

Friday, February 14, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Georgia Professor Researches New Technology for Airport Communication
Link to article in The Telegraph:

2) Pilots' Group Opposes Recommendation to Phase Out 121.5 MHz Emergency Locator Transmitters
Link to article from AOPA:


3) GeoToll CEO Releases Field Test Results for Toll Collection Smartphone Device
Link to interview on TollRoadsNews:


4) ITS News & Updates – February 14
Link to update from US DOT's ITS Joint Program Office:


5) Volunteers at Alabama DOT Emergency Call Center Aid Travelers One Call at a Time
Link to article in the Montgomery Advertiser:


6) Online Information Service Launched with Updates on Metro Manila Projects
Link to article in The Philippine Star:


7) New App Aims to Assist Blind People Navigate Perth's Public Transport Network
Link to Australian Broadcasting Corp. News story:

8) TriMet Works to Protect Rider Privacy with New Electronic Fare Collection System
Link to article in The Transit Wire:

9) Technology Makes Transit the Next Frontier for Digital Signage Innovators
Link to article in Mass Transit:


10) High-Tech Tolls Help Vermont Agency of Transportation Track Road Conditions
Link to story on WCAX-TV:

11) Alabama DOT to Add Electronic Signs on I-65
Link to article in the Montgomery Advertiser:


12) Automakers Speed HD Radio Adoption
Link to article in Radio World:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
It looks like they're doing a Canadian version of the TV show, COPS.

Upcoming Events
TransComm Webinar: Spanning the Digital Divide – February 18

Today in Transportation History    
1779 **235th anniversary** Captain James Cook was killed in a conflict with Hawaiians.

1989 **25th anniversary** The first satellite in the operational constellation of the Global Positioning System was launched.

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