Monday, May 19, 2014

Monday, May 19, 2014


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, May 19, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057



AVIATION

1) Trade Groups Back In-Flight Calling Using Smartphones
Link to article on Fierce Wireless:

2) North Carolina State Engineers Improve Pilot Safety Technology
Link to article in the Triangle Business Journal:

3) In-Flight Sales Go North When Planes Go West
Link to article in USA Today:

4) Airports Continue to Gain Twitter Followers and Facebook Likes
Link to article in Airport World:

CAMERAS

5) Auckland's CCTV Plan to Watch You
Link to article in The New Zealand Herald:

6) Do Traffic Cameras Save Lives or Violate Due Process?
Link to story on PBS NewsHour:

CARTOGRAPHY

7) A Navigation Program Switches to Maps Made By Volunteers
Link to article in The New York Times:
Link to news release

8) Mapping Our Interiors
Link to blog in The New York Times:

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

9) GM to Staff: Avoid Words Like 'Deathtrap, Evil, Decapitating'
Link to article in The Hill:

10) Ohio DOT Begins New Social Media Campaign for Roadway Safety
Link to story on WTRF-TV:

ROADWAYS

11) A History of New York Traffic Lights
Link to article in The New York Times:

SAFETY / SECURITY

12) Six Communication Tips from Emergency Managers
Link to article in Government Executive:

13) Emergency Managers Stress Need for Social Media Hurricane Volunteers
Link to article in Government Technology:

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

14) GM Partners with Google for Ridesharing Pilot Program
Link to article in The Detroit News:

TELEMATICS

15) Drivers in EU Without Insurance 'Black Box' Could Be Forced Off Road Within 10 Years
Link to article in The Daily Telegraph:

VEHICLES

16) Ford's Next CEO on How Innovation Drives Success
Link to article on The Motley Fool:

17) Driverless Cars Are Cool, But the Network Layer that Will Run Them Is Even Cooler
Link to blog on VentureBeat:


News Releases


Upcoming Events
Insurance Telematics USA 2014 Conference & Exhibition – September 3-4 – Chicago


Today in Transportation History    
1939 **75th anniversary** Astronaut Dick Scobee, the commander of the Space Shuttle Challenger on its last mission, was born in Cle Elum, Washington.

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