Friday, March 21, 2014

Friday, March 21, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, March 21, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Boeing, FAA Reduce 777 Vulnerability to Cyberattack
Link to article in Aviation Week:

2) Indianapolis Airport Officials Show Off Their Severe Weather Safety Plan
Link to story on WXIN-TV:

3) 'The Technology is Out There,' But Satellites Don't Track Jets
Link to article in The New York Times:

4) Airways New Zealand: Keeping Flying Kiwis Safe
Link to article on Fairfax New Zealand:


5) Washington State DOT Cutting Down 500 Trees for Traffic Cameras
Link to story on KING-TV:


6) Google Unveils New Desktop Maps for Indian Cities
Link to IANS article:


7) World Highways – March 2014
Link to magazine:


8) Fighting Traffic One Paint Brush at a Time
Link to article in Governing:


9) Officials in Hull, UK Consider Cutting Speed Limit to 20 MPH to Cut Accidents with Pedestrians on Phones
Link to article in The Yorkshire Post:

10) Yellow Call Boxes to Be Removed Along I-80 in California
Link to article in The Reporter:


11) California Company Premiers Transit Kiosk, Plans to Take National
Link to story on KEYT-TV:


12) Asking Drivers What Information They Need: Radical But Effective
Link to article in ITS International:


13) University of Michigan Approves Design for $6.5 Million Test Track for Autonomous Vehicles
Link to article in The Ann Arbor News:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
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Upcoming Events
APTA Public Transportation & Universities Conference – March 29-April 1 – Champaign, Illinois

Today in Transportation History    
1999 **15th anniversary** Brian Jones and Bertrand Piccard became the first to circumnavigate the globe in a hot-air balloon.

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