Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Will Funding Issues Force FAA's NextGen Into a Holding Pattern?

2) Spirit Picks Flamboyant Yellow as US Airlines Repaint Planes
Link to article in USA Today:

3) Unregulated Skies: Keeping Watch on America's Vertical Borders
Link to story on NPR's Morning Edition:

4) San Francisco Airport Launches #Converge@flySFO Innovation Space
Link to article in Government Technology:
Link to news release

5) Southwest Florida International Airport Rolling Out Digital, High-Definition Signs
Link to article in the News-Press:


6) SCOOT: The Traffic Lights that Count Pedestrians
Link to story on CNN:

7) Traffic Safety Concept Replaces 'Don't Walk' Sign with Dancing Stick Figure
Link to article in the Staten Island Advance:


8) Express-Lane Technology Being Put to the Test in Virginia
Link to article in The Free Lance-Star:

9) Kapsch TrafficCom IVHS Looking to Grow in US
Link to story on WDRB-TV:


10) Senator Grills NHTSA Over GPS Rules
Link to article in The Hill:


11) Thinking Aloud Podcast at ITS 3C Summit
Link to podcasts:


12) Bird's-Eye View Helps Her Guide Sea Traffic Around Singapore
Link to article from The Straits Times:


13) Technology Points to Houston Traffic Getting Better
Link to story on KPRC-TV:

14) Some States Profit, Others Lose on Highway Food and Gas Signs
Link to story on WRTV and KJRH-TV:


15) Idaho Farm Groups Fund Road Safety PSA
Link to article on Capital Press:


16) Spokane Transit Authority Begins 'Smart Bus Initiative'
Link to story on KHQ-TV:


17) SUNA Traffic Channel Expands in Australia
Link to article on TechRadar:

18) Adelaide Traffic Jams Flagged to Drivers on Smartphone
Link to story from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation:

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Today in Transportation History    
1939 **75th anniversary** The British aircraft carrier HMS Courageous, was sunk by a German U-boat.

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