Thursday, June 5, 2014

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, June 5, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Stakeholders Debate NextGen Funding Options
Link to article in Aviation International News:

2) Liverpool's John Lennon Airport Looks to Provide Air Traffic Control for Other UK Airports
Link to article in the Liverpool Echo:

3) 28% of UK Airports Offer Free Wi-Fi
Link to article on Breaking Travel News:


4) The GPS in Your Head May Work a Lot Better Than That Phone
Link to blog on NPR:
Link to news release


5) Seafarers Challenge Singapore Port on Airwaves Chaos
Link to article in The Maritime Executive:


6) London Art Gallery Outdoor Ad Campaign Reacts to Weather, Traffic
Link to article in Advertising Age:


7) Colorado Governor Vetoes Bill Intended to Create Transparency in Road Deals
Link to article in The Denver Post:
Link to news release


8) Railroads Seek to Limit Disclosure on Oil Trains in Washington State
Link to AP article:


9) TSA Plans to Profile Your Suitcase
Link to article on Nextgov:

10) Police Get Free Multimedia Platform, Storage During Emergencies
Link to article in GCN:


11) Telematics Detroit 2014: Day One
Link to article from Telematics Update:

12) Enough with All the Apps in My Car! Say Drivers
Link to article in Computerworld:


13) US Department of Homeland Security Warns Hackers Have Infiltrated Electronic Highway Signs
Link to article from Alabama Media Group:
Link to alert

14) The Hack Because They Can
Link to KrebsonSecurity blog:


15) GM App in China Lets You Scan a License Plate, Then Text the Driver
Link to article in Computerworld:

16) Blackberry Partners to Offer Infotainment System in Digital Instrument Clusters
Link to article in Computerworld:
Link to news release

News Releases

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Today in Transportation History    
1989 **25th anniversary** A man, who came to be known as 'Tank Man,' halted the advance of a column of tanks during protests in Tiananmen Square in Beijing.

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