Monday, April 7, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, April 7, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Airlines, Airports Improve Technology for Passengers
Link to article in USA Today:

2) FAA's New Houston TRACON, a Symbol of NextGen
Link to US DOT's Fast Lane blog:


3) How Politics Buries Science in Landslide Mapping
Link to story on NBC News:


4) US DOT ITS Newsletter – April 2014
Link to newsletter:


5) North Carolina Employing Data-Driven Approach for Transportation Projects
Link to article in The Dispatch:

6) Transpo Camp Makes New England Debut
Link to blog on The Transit Wire:

7) Review of Intertraffic Amsterdam
Link to update from ITS International & World Highways:


8) Private Company Sells Georgia Crash Reports in GDOT Business Deal
Link to AP article:

9) Graphic PSA Messages Aim to Curb Texting and Driving
Link to story on KOLR-TV:


10) Canada's Transportation Safety Board Discovers Railroads Not Reporting All Derailments
Link to CBC News story:


11) Australian Police to Have Direct Radio Contact with Bus Drivers to Improve Safety
Link to article in The Manly Daily:

12) Rhode Island DOT Tackles Wrong-Way Accidents
Link to article in The Providence Journal:

13) Foreign Language Driving Tests Scrapped in UK to Boost Road Safety
Link to article on FleetDirectory:

14) Travel Agents Group Seeks to Overturn Hazardous Materials Passenger Notification Rule
Link to article on TravelDailyNews:


15) Annoyed Commuter in Twitter Spat with Transport for London
Link to article in The Independent:


16) EU to Require EVs and Hybrids to Make Noise to Alert Pedestrians
Link to article on Engadget:

17) Why is In-Car Tech So Complicated?
Link to article on CNNMoney:

18) Goodbye, Side Mirror: Automakers Push for Cameras
Link to column on CNBC:

19) Apps for Connected Cars? Your Mileage May Vary
Link to commentary on Telematics Update:

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Today in Transportation History    
1989 **25th anniversary** The Soviet nuclear-powered submarine Komsomolets sank in the Barents Sea, killing 42 sailors.

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