Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Wednesday, February 26, 2014


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) US DOT Fines Asiana Airlines $500,000 for Communication Failures After Crash
Link to story on KNTV-TV:
Link to news release

2) US Open to New Ideas on Air Traffic Control Privatization, Foxx Says
Link to article on AINonline:

3) UK Civil Aviation Authority to Study Releasing Aviation Spectrum for Commercial Communications Use
Link to article in Air Transport World:
Link to news release

4) Language of Air Travel: How Traffic Control Keeps You Safe
Link to story on CNN:

CARTOGRAPHY

5) MapmyIndia Online Maps Get Real-Time Traffic Updates
Link to article on TechVorm:
Link to MapmyIndia

GPS / NAVIGATION

6) Is Your GPS App Distracting You Behind the Wheel?
Link to CBC News story:

TELEMATICS

7) State of the Automotive App Store
Link to article in Telematics Update:

TRANSIT

8) Utah Makes Google Glass App for Bus Riders
Link to article in The Salt Lake Tribune:

9) GoMetro and MellowCabs Partner to Make South African Cities' Transport Smarter
Link to article on Ventureburn:

10) These Real-Time Transit Screens Belong in Every Lobby
Link to blog on The Atlantic Cities:

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

11) New Webpage Helping Drivers Tackle Adelaide Traffic
Link to story on 7News:
Link to Traffic SA

12) TrafficButter to Launch Crowdsourcing App to Help Solve Nigeria's Road Issues
Link to article on Ventureburn:
Link to TrafficButter

13) Urban and Traffic Data Systems 2013, Volume 2
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


News Releases


Upcoming Events
Webinar: Honda, ICC and Michigan DOT Explore Certification and Regulation for V2V Deployment – February 27


Today in Transportation History    
1914 **100th anniversary** The HMHS Britannic, sister ship to the RMS Titanic, was launched in Belfast.

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