Transportation Communications Newsletter
Thursday, March 6, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Study: Passport Kiosks Shorten Airport Lines
Link to article in USA Today:
2) Effective Cooperation Among Airports and Local and Regional Emergency Management Agencies for Disaster Preparedness and Response
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:
3) South Dakota Governor's Office Wants to Stop Sharing Info with Sioux City, Iowa Police to Stymie 'Abhorrent' Speed Cameras
Link to article in the Argus Leader:
4) Online Map Lists Potholes on New Jersey Roadways
Link to McClatchy News Service article:
Link to site: http://mappler.net/njpothole/
5) Yahoo Maps Adds Over 75,000 Indoor Venue Maps from Nokia Here
Link to article on Pocket-lint:
6) New Highways in Mexico to Have Fiber Optics for ITS and CCTV
Link to article on BNamericas:
7) New York State DOT Fines CSX $10,000 for Failing to Properly Report Derailments
Link to article in the Daily Freeman:
8) Wi-Fi Rollout Gets Some Blame for Amtrak's Poor Winter Performance
Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:
9) OneBusAway App Now Tracks MARTA Trains in Real Time
Link to article from Georgia Tech:
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10) New York City Businesses Entice Customers with Real-Time Transit Information
Link to story on WPIX-TV:
11) Georgia DOT Working to Improve 511 Traffic System
Link to AP article:
12) Why Smart Cars, Siri Make AAA Nervous
Link to article on MarketWatch:
2) Airports to Spend $2.2 Billion Globally to Deploy 18,000 Automated Border Control eGates and Kiosks Between 2014 and 2018
4) Frost & Sullivan: Daimler and Volvo Take Lead in Implementation of V2V Communication Systems in Europe
5) National Business Aviation Association Safety Committee Identifies Top Safety Focus Areas for 2014
- Call for Tenders – Development of a Video on Urban Mobility in the EU – European Commission
Short Talks, Big Ideas in Transportation – April 7 – New York City
Today in Transportation History
1914 **100th anniversary** The Gladstone Ports Corporation held its first meeting as the Gladstone Harbour Board.
1984 **30th anniversary** Homer Wallin, a former Vice Admiral in the US Navy responsible for the salvaging of ships in Pearl Harbor following the attack of December 7, 1941, died.
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