Friday, December 19, 2014

Friday, December 19, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, December 19, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Orlando International Airport Rolls Out New App
Link to story on WESH-TV:
Link to news release

2) Will iBeacon Technology Transform the Passenger Experience?
Link to article on airport-technology:


3) Traffic Cameras Legal, Ohio Supreme Court Rules
Link to article in The Cincinnati Enquirer:
Link to Ohio Supreme Court opinion


4) Not Just Tolls: E-ZPass Keeping an Eye on Speeders in Toll Lanes
Link to article in USA Today:

5) Illinois Tollway Testing Apps to Give Travel Info, Pay Tolls by Phone
Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:


6) Eighth GPS IIF Satellite Now Active
Link to article in Military Embedded Systems:


7) Europe to Begin Testing of UAV-Based Maritime Surveillance System


8) New Map Aims to Simplify Residential Zone Parking in Chicago
Link to story on WMAQ-TV:


9) Amtrak, Maryland Improve Communication at Washington Union Station
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:

10) US DOT to Loan New York MTA Almost $1 Billion for Positive Train Control
Link to Mid-Hudson News Network article:
Link to news release


11) Articles from Parson Brinckerhoff's Network – December 2014
 -  SCADA System Security for Two UK Road Tunnels (page 71)
 -  CCTV Design for a US Road Tunnel (page 73)


12) Wisconsin I-94 Tragedy Evolves into Cause for Move Over Law
Link to article in the Leader-Telegram:


13) Transport Authorities Struggle to Regulate App-Based Taxis in Bangalore
Link to article in The Indian Express:

14) Los Angeles Taxis May Get Apps to Equalize Competition
Link to story on KNBC-TV:


15) Lessons in Public Education
Link to article in Mass Transit:


16) Sources: Google Aiming to Go Straight into Car with Next Android
Link to Reuters article:

17) Hyundai to Pull CD Play from All Low-End Radios
Link to article on CEoutlook:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
At Christmastime it's nice to find some heartwarming transportation stories. Here's one from Northern Ireland.

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