Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Airport Programs Help Cultivate Avgeek Population
Link to article in Airways:

2) Twin Cities Airports Commission Now Streaming Meetings Live on the Web
Link to article in the Star Tribune:
Link to news release

3) TV Series to Reveal Inner Workings of Frankfurt Airport
Link to article in Broadcast:


4) Missouri Supreme Court to Hear Three Cases on Traffic Camera Enforcement
Link to article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

5) Florida DOT to Use Interstate Cameras to Keep Eye on Vandals
Link to story on WPLG-TV:

6) Baltimore Didn't Have Enough Staff to Monitor Speed Cameras, Officials Testify
Link to article in The Baltimore Sun:


7) Maps Provide Unusual Views of States
Link to article on Quartz:
Link to maps: http://shop.fathom.info/


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


9) Organizing Intelligence Cooperation for the Maritime Industry
Link to article in The Maritime Executive:

10) India Reinforces Maritime Domain Awareness But Challenges Remain
Link to analysis in Eurasia Review:


11) Veniam Picks Up $4.9 Million to Turn Buses, Cabs and Any Car Into a Wi-Fi Hotspot
Link to article on VentureBeat:
Link to news release

12) Leverage Social Media to Increase Your Fleet's Value
Link to article in FleetOwner:


13) Florida's Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority to Put Its Finances Online
Link to article in the Tampa Bay Times:
Link to news release


14) Wisconsin DOT to be First in US to Test Orange Paint in Work Zone
Link to article in the Journal Sentinel:
Link to news release


15) Alert System Would Target California Drivers in Hit-and-Run Crashes
Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:

16) Bringing the 911 Emergency Call Service Into the Digital Age
Link to article in The Washington Post:

17) States Dialing Up Tougher Distracted Driving Rules
Link to article in USA Today:

18) No Smartphone Service? Fewer Traffic Crashes
Link to article in The Washington Post:


19) Ingenie: Telematics Reduces Accidents for Young Drivers
Link to article in GPS Business News:


20) MetroCard Glitch Snags Thousands of Metro-North, Long Island Rail Road Riders
Link to article in The Journal News:

21) Transit App Teams Up with Uber
Link to article on The Transit Wire:


22) China Launches Its First National Traffic Management Website
Link to Xinhua article:

23) Text Alerts to be Introduced for Closures of Scotland's Skye Bridge
Link to article in The Press and Journal:


24) While World Fixates on 'Autopilot,' GM Bets on a Revolution Within Reach
Link to article in Popular Science:

25) Self-Driving Trucks: How the Road Ahead May Shape Up
Link to article in FleetOwner:

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