Friday, July 25, 2014

Friday, July 25, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, July 25, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Eurocontrol's Role in Managing the Aviation Network
Link to article in Airport Industry Review:

2) Gatwick Airport Embraces Cloud Power
Link to article on airport-technology:


3) 22 States Represented at Transportation Advocacy Workshop
Link to article in Better Roads:

4) Nancy Bailey, Longtime Editor at Transport Topics, Dies at 68
Link to article in Transport Topics:


5) Norfolk Southern Sues Maryland to Block Disclosure of Crude Oil Shipments
Link to McClatchy News article:

6) North Carolina DOT Admits Communication Mistakes on Bridge Project
Link to story on WGHP-TV:


7) Is the Future of 911 a Nationwide Connected System?
Link to article in Emergency Management:


8) Usage-Based Insurance: An Invisible Market
Link to blog from Strategy Analytics:


9) 'Sesame Rings' Allow You to Pay MBTA Fares with a Fist-Bump
Link to article in Boston:

10) Contactless Payments Due for London Tube Network
Link to story on BBC News:

11) Can Technology Help New York City's Subways Handle Increasing Ridership?
Link to article in City & State:


12) Where Technology, Safety and Savings Interact in the Trucking Industry
Link to article in FleetOwner:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
The humble rest area documented by photographer.

Upcoming Events
Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture Workshop – August 20-21 – San Francisco

Today in Transportation History    
1609 **405th anniversary** The Sea Venture was deliberately driven ashore on a reef off Bermuda. The 150 people aboard founded a colony on the island.

1984 **30th anniversary** The USSR's Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to do a space walk.

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