Monday, March 3, 2014

Monday, March 3, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, March 3, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Report: FAA to Seek Improvements of Cockpit Automation in Boeing 737
Link to article from Reuters:

2) Los Angeles Airport Police Chief Says Phone System Fixed
Link to article from the AP:


3) Manila Agency Requires CCTVs in Infrastructure Projects for Traffic Monitoring
Link to article in The Philippine Star:

4) Virginia DOT Mobile Cameras Being Used to Improve James City County Traffic Flow
Link to article on Williamsburg Yorktown Daily:


5) Bay County, Florida ITS Program Growth Stymied By Ending of Federal Funding
Link to article in The News Herald:

6) Autonomous Driving Systems at Defense and Industry
Link to ITS Podcast from the IEEE ITS Society:


7) Smart Port Solution in Tallinn Will Reduce Ferry Passengers' Waiting Time
Link to article in The Baltic Course:


8) Latest Issue of Thinking Highways
Link to magazines:


9) Top Port Authority Appointees Devised Toll-Hike Plan in 2011 to Bolster Image of New Jersey, New York Governors
Link to article in The Record:


10) Misspelled Road Signs Cause Confusion in Oman
Link to commentary in the Oman Observer:


11) Rhode Island DOT to Install $2 Million System to Detect, Prevent Wrong-Way Drivers
Link to story on WPRO Radio:


12) OnStar Quietly Discontinues 'For My Vehicle' Program
Link to GM Authority blog:


13) Toronto Transit Commission Tests New Numerical Signage System
Link to story on CTV Toronto:

14) Where's Your Bus? Broward County, Florida's $12.6 Million Software Could Soon End Your Worry
Link to article in the Sun Sentinel:

15) Travel Now, Pay Later Concept Tested by Public Transport Smartcard
Link to article on DutchNews:

16) One-Seat Direct Rail Service to New York City Begins on New Jersey Transit's Raritan Valley Line
Link to story on Cranford Radio:


17) Apple Introduces CarPlay Technology for iPhone Use in Vehicles
Link to Bloomberg article:
Link to news release

18) The Next Wave of Cars May Use Ethernet
Link to article in Computerworld:

19) Do We Really Need a New Rearview Mirror? Nissan Thinks So
Link to article in Wired:

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