Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) Police: FAA No-Fly Zone Over Ferguson Not Meant to Ban Media
Link to story on CNN:

2) MIT Study Reveals Pilots Satisfied with ADS-B
Link to article in Flying:

3) FAA Updates NOTAM Format for Conflict Zones
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:

4) FAA Launches Airport Safety Video Series
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:


5) In-Car Navigator that Turns Safe Driving into a Game -- Or Better Yet, a Discount
Link to article on CNET:


6) Recently Released Publications from the US DOT's ITS Joint Program Office
Link to further information:


7) Carnival Speeds Up Wi-Fi for Cruise Ships
Link to AP article:


8) US DOT Chief Data Officer Prepares for Forthcoming 'Wave' of Digital Transportation Data
Link to article on FedScoop:

9) 'Car Talk' Co-Host Tom Magliozzi Dies at 77
Link to story on WBUR Radio:

10) Naturalistic Driving Study: Development of the Roadway Information Database
Link to report from TRB:


11) Madison, Wisconsin's Metro Transit Creates Videos with Distracted Bicyclists, Pedestrians
Link to article in the Wisconsin State Journal:
Link to news release

12) Iowa Department of Public Safety Receives National Award for I-80 Challenge
Link to article in The Des Moines Register:
Link to news release


13) Mojio Launches Plug-In Car Module that Connects the Unconnected Car
Link to article on Gigaom:


14) Anaheim, California Planners Reject ARTIC Transit Hub's Digital Billboards
Link to article in The Orange County Register:


15) Massachusetts TV Station Investigates Electronic Highway Signs
Link to story on WWLP-TV:

16) Behind the Scenes at Washington State DOT's Traffic Management Center
Link to story on KING-TV's Evening Magazine:

17) Oklahoma DOT Highway Signs to be Activated Soon in Tulsa
Link to story on KOTV-TV:

18) Motorists in Murfreesboro, Tennessee Area Need More Information About Traffic Halts
Link to editorial in The Daily News Journal:


19) Augmented Reality Helps Drivers See Around Blind Spots
Link to article in IEEE Spectrum:

20) The Drive Toward Vehicle Communications Picks Up Speed
Link to article in GCN:

21) AT&T Shows It Knows Connected Cars
Link to blog on RCR Wireless News:

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