Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) National Tracking System Nabs Drug Dealers -- and Law-Abiding Pilots
Link to article in Government Technology:

2) DARPA Explores Drone-Powered Wi-Fi
Link to article in FCW:

3) Frankfurt Airport's Facebook Page Reaches 200,000 Likes, Social Media Coverage Surges
Link to article in Airport World:


4) London's Bike-Share Program Unwittingly Revealed Its Cyclists' Movements for the World to See
Link to article on The Atlantic Cities:


5) Data Sharing Lets States Collaborate on Toll Collecting
Link to article in GCN:


6) Despite Rise in Spills, Hazardous Cargo Rides Rails in Secret
Link to article in The New York Times:


7) Some TSA TWIC Services to Be Temporarily Offline
Link to article in Heavy Duty Trucking:


8) The Technology Behind a New Kind of Travel Planning
Link to article from Mobility Lab:


9) GM Will Not Be Forced to Release Recall Information Prematurely
Link to article on MLive:

10) Automakers Show Off In-Vehicle Wi-Fi, New Smartphone Interfaces
Link to article in Computerworld:

11) Apple CarPlay and the Competitors Coming After It
Link to video on CNET:

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Today in Transportation History    
1964 **50th anniversary** A dozen men involved with Britain's 'Great Train Robbery' were sentenced to 307 years in prison.

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