Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) FCC Mulls 1,400 Negative Comments About Calls on Planes
Link to article in USA Today:

2) New European Project Aims to Raise Journey Time Reliability
Link to article in Routes News:

3) Articles from May/June Issue of Airport Improvement
 -  Airports Get Social on Facebook and Twitter
 -  Vancouver International Installs Integrated Perimeter Security System

4) Airports with Free Wi-Fi: The World's Best
Link to column in The Daily Telegraph:


5) Camera Company Helped Stop Move to Get Rid of Florida Red-Light Cameras, Emails Show
Link to Scripps/Tribune article:


6) Infrastructure Projects Should Not Only Be 'Shovel-Ready' But 'Software-Ready'
Link to blog in The Hill:


7) US Supreme Court to Hear Air Marshall Case About Secrecy
Link to article in USA Today:

8) San Francisco Turns Pedestrian Safety Into Children's Game
Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

9) New Spokeswoman for Maryland Transit Agency Brings Enthusiasm to Job
Link to article in The Frederick News-Post:


10) FCC-Railroad Deal Addresses Tribal Preservation Concerns Delaying Positive Train Control
Link to Bloomberg article:


11) The Debate Over Highway Signs in New Hampshire
Link to article in New Hampshire Magazine:


12) Telematics on Road to Widespread Adoption Among US Truck Fleets
Link to article in Insurance Business America:


13) Traffic Technology Sitting Unused at State-of-the-Art Center in Montgomery County, Texas
Link to story on KHOU-TV:

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