Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) International Airports in Pakistan to Offer Wi-Fi
Link to article in The Express Tribune:


2) Connecticut DOT Tweets By Mistake that Ferry Sank
Link to article in the Connecticut Post:

3) Maritime Advisory Committee Helps US DOT Solve Freight Challenges
Link to US DOT's Fast Lane blog:


4) Parsons Expands Its Footprint with Delcan Acquisition
Link to article on The Construction Index:
Link to news release


5) In Buildup to Tokyo Olympics, Traffic Signs Becoming Easier to Read
Link to article in The Asahi Shimbun:

6) Highway Signs a Hot Button Issue in Maine
Link to story from NECN:


7) App Prototype Provides Wrong-Direction Alert
Link to article in automotiveIT International:


8) Transit Train and Bus Schedule App Gets an iOS 7 Makeover
Link to article on 148Apps:


9) Delivery of Real-Time I-91 Travel Info Network in Massachusetts in Slow Lane
Link to article in the Daily Hampshire Gazette:


10) Telefónica to Connect European Tesla Cars to Internet
Link to article in the Financial Times:

11) Kiss Mirrors, Keys and a Cost-Based GM Culture Good-Bye
Link to blog from Strategy Analytics:

News Releases

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Today in Transportation History    
1954 **60th anniversary** Hoyt Vandenberg, the second Chief of Staff for the US Air Force and the second Director of Central Intelligence, died in Washington, DC.

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