Thursday, February 6, 2014

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, February 6, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA to Examine Airport Towers for Lightning Protection
Link to AP article:

2) Heathrow to Pioneer New Traffic Management System for Arriving Flights
Link to article in Airport World:

3) Do Airports Need Flight Display Information Systems Anymore?
Link to article on AviationPros:


4) Utah Network of Cameras and Sensors Keeps Traffic Moving
Link to article in Government Technology:

5) IEEE ITS Society Podcast: Human Factors at Carmakers Industry
Link to podcast:


6) The Future of Federal Aids to Navigation
Link to article in The Maritime Executive:


7) US DOT Fines Three Companies for Labeling of Rail-Bound Crude Oil
Link to article in The Hill:


8) UK's AA Wants Tougher Signs Warning of Flood Closed Roads
Link to article in the Express & Echo:


9) Officials: Dispute Between California Highway Patrol Officer, Firefighter an 'Isolated Incident'
Link to story on KFMB-TV:


10) This iPhone-Sized Device Can Hack a Car, Researchers Plan to Demonstrate
Link to article in Forbes:

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