Thursday, May 22, 2014

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, May 22, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

Mitsubishi Electric's Display Wall is unveiled as Gen. William Shelton, Air Force Space Command commander, officially opened the new 561st Network Operations Squadron's renovated operations center.

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1) Anti-SeaWorld Ad Going Up at San Diego Airport
Link to story on KOGO Radio:

2) Munich Airport Enhancing the Passenger Experience with 'Something New and Something Old Fashioned'
Link to article on Future Travel Experience:

3) Airport Mascots Growing in Popularity
Link to article in Airport World:


4) Travel Startup Wanderu Lands a Partnership with Greyhound
Link to article in Forbes:


5) New Online Map Shows Rail Lines, Oil Facilities in Northwest US
Link to article in The Columbian:
Link to map

6) Exactly How Far Can You Travel in Boston Traffic? This Interactive Map Will Tell You
Link to article on BostInno:


7) US Air Force 'Not Happy' with Delays on Lockheed GPS Satellite
Link to Reuters article:


8) US DOT Announces New Online Dialogue on Transportation Technology for the Disabled
Link to update from ITS Joint Program Office:


9) Lack of Data Costing Louisiana Port Millions
Link to article in the Tri-Parish Times:

10) US Navy Must Deal with Rising Tide of Sensor Data
Link to article in GCN:


11) Tech Startup Part of Union Pacific Railroad
Link to article on Silicon Prairie News:


12) Traffic Light Trick Stopping Drunk Drivers in New Zealand
Link to article on Stuff:

13) Google Glass May Be the Thing of the Future, Except on Illinois Roads
Link to column in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:


14) Small Fleets Switch On to Benefits of Telematics
Link to article in Fleet News:


15) California DMV Lays Out Rules Governing Self-Driving Car Tests
Link to story on KMAX-TV:

16) For Automakers, Internet-Connected Cars Are a Balancing Act
Link to story on NPR's All Things Considered:

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Today in Transportation History    
1819 **195th anniversary** The SS Savannah departed Georgia to begin the first crossing of the Atlantic by a steamship.

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