Friday, August 8, 2014

Friday, August 8, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, August 8, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Air Algerie AH5017 Black Box Tape 'Unintelligible'
Link to BBC News article:

2) Airports in Ohio, Kentucky, North Carolina, Louisiana Reject Ads Focusing on Women's Issues
Link to stories:


3) China to Build Lighthouses on Five Isles in Defiance of US Call
Link to Reuters article:


4) New Transport App for Vision-Impaired Londoners
Link to article on Londonist:


5) JustPark App Helps BMW Mini Drivers Find a Parking Space
Link to article in The Daily Telegraph:


6) New York State Relies on Oil Train Operators to Self-Report
Link to article on Capital:


7) Studies Look at Distracted Driving for Teens and Young Adults
Link to article in USA Today:

8) New Device Aims to Keep Drivers' Hands on the Wheel, Eyes on the Road
Link to article in the Bradenton Herald:

9) Maritime Mobile Service Network Aids in Separate Land-Based Emergencies
Link to article in AARL Letter:


10) Report Issued on New Jersey Transit's Handling of Super Bowl Crowd
Link to article in The Record:


11) Tesla Invites Hackers for a Spin
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
Sonny Corleone would still be alive today if he had E-ZPass.

Upcoming Events
ITS Connecticut Annual Meeting – September 29 – Cromwell, Connecticut

Today in Transportation History    
1969 **45th anniversary** Ian Macmillan takes an iconic photo of the Beatles crossing Abbey Road.

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