Thursday, February 12, 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, February 12, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Cameras Improve Safety for Anyone Who Flies Alaska's Skies
Link to story on KTUU-TV:
Link to news release
Link to cameras

2) UN Aviation Agency Eyes Support for Crash Victims' Families
Link to Reuters article:

3) Heathrow Helpers Bring Human Touch in Digital Era
Link to article in Air Industry Review:

4) All About 'Freemium' Airport Wi-Fi
Link to article from the Reynolds Center:


5) Boca Raton, Florida Halts Use of Red-Light Cameras Amid Legal Challenges
Link to article in the Sun Sentinel:


6) European Project Brings Open Source Indoor Mapping to the Masses
Link to article on ZDNet:
Link to further information on i-locate


7) Texas Lawmakers Question TxDOT, Xerox Over TxTag Issues
Link to story on KVUE-TV:

8) Out-of-State E-ZPass Holders Wrongly Charged for Virginia Tunnels
Link to AP article:


9) Expedia to Buy Rival Orbitz
Link to article in USA Today:
Link to news release

10) Pittsburgh Hopes to Make Enhancements to Snowplow Tracker
Link to article in Government Technology:


11) Bridge Horror Vid is Scary Plug for Raising New Jersey's Gas Tax
Link to NJ Advance Media article:

12) Citizen Journalist Sues Police, TriMet for Grabbing Phone While She Filmed Officers Making Arrest
Link to article in The Oregonian:

13) Talking Work Zone Safety: 'He's the Best Dad Ever'
Link to Talking Transportation blog:


14) University at Albany Working to Make Traffic Signals More Secure, Efficient
Link to story on WRGB-TV:

15) Free Wi-Fi to Be Offered on Greater Noida Expressway
Link to article in The Times of India:

16) Streetlights of the Future May Help Cities Fight Traffic
Link to article in Fast Company:

17) This Guerrilla Public Servant Forged a Los Angeles Freeway Sign to Help People Avoid Getting Lost
Link to story in Slate:

18) Wallkill, New York Selling All of Their Street Signs
Link to story on Time Warner Cable News:


19) US Hopes EU Will Pool Airline Passenger Data
Link to AFP article:


20) Transit Takes a Hit on Twitter
Link to article from the University of Southern California:

21) Making Transit a Joy to Navigate for Tourists, Newcomers and Residents Alike
Link to article in Keystone Edge:

22) New Documentary Will Show Lessons Metro Detroit Can Learn About Transit
Link to article on Deadline Detroit:

23) Free Wi-Fi at Mysuru Bus-Stand Marred by Technical Glitches, Lack of Awareness
Link to article in The Hindu:


24) #WhereIsTheBomb Warns Egyptians of Violence-Related Traffic
Link to Reuters article:

25) University of Twente Research Looks at Choice Behavior to Improve Traffic Management
Link to article from the University of Twente:


26) Two Democratic Senators Eye Digital 'Seat Belts and Airbags' to Fight Vehicle Hackers
Link to article in The Hill:
Link to news release

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