Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Airlines Have Invested Significantly in Mobile Services Over Past Four Years
Link to article in Express TravelWorld:
Link to news release

2) UAE General Civil Aviation Authority Hosts Summit on Call Sign Confusion
Link to article in Air Traffic Management:


3) San Francisco MTA Aims to Improve Safety with Bolder Crosswalks
Link to Bay City News article:

4) Wayfinding Kiosks Installed in Boston's Downtown Crossing to Guide Pedestrians
Link to article in The Free Press:
Link to news release


5) Launch of First GPS 3 Satellite Now Not Expected Until 2017
Link to article on Space News:


6) ERTICO ITS Standardisation Newsletter – 2015 Q1
Link to newsletter:


7) Royal Navy Official: Sharing of Maritime Security Intel Still a Challenge
Link to Al Arabiya News article:

8) Peru May Require GPS Devices in Boats to Fight Illegal Logging in Amazon Basin
Link to EFE article:


9) Pro-Kremlin Group Takes On Traffic Violators
Link to story on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty:


10) 'Smart Signs ' Talk with Police to Catch Speeders
Link to story on KING-TV:


11) Use of Data Can Help Families Benefit from Public Transit Expansion
Link to commentary in The Connecticut Mirror:


12) DC DOT Links to Waze
Link to story on WRC-TV:
Link to news release

13) Traffic Management Centers Keep Watch on Arizona Roads
Link to article in The Arizona Republic:

14) SMS Service Launched for Getting Traffic Updates in Peshawar, Pakistan
Link to article in Dawn:

15) Bangkok Metropolitan Administration Launches App to Help Beat Notorious Traffic
Link to article on Thaivisa News:


16) North Carolina Looks at Keeping Tabs on Drivers of State Vehicles Electronically
Link to AP article:

17) Vehicle Technology Bill to Improve Safety Gains Backers
Link to article in the Detroit Free Press:

18) The Driver Seat – February 2015
Link to newsletter from the National Advanced Driving Simulator:

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