Thursday, March 5, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, March 5, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Atlanta City Council Wants Full Name of Airport Used
Link to AP article:
Link to news release

2) NASA's Ames Research Center Can Simulate Any Airport in the World
Link to BBC story:


3) Akron, American Traffic Solutions Sue to Stop Ohio's New Traffic-Camera Law
Link to Northeast Ohio Media Group article:


4) Uber Acquires Mapping Technology Company deCarta
Link to Bloomberg article:


5) UPS Focused on Future for Its ORION Navigation Technology
Link to article in Logistics Management:


6) Journalists Covering Civil Aviation Barred from Entering Indian Ministry
Link to article in Outlook:

7) Maryland Legislation Would Encourage Release of GIS Data
Link to article in Government Technology:


8) Bill Introduced in US Senate to Extend Deadline for Positive Train Control
Link to article in Railway Age:
Link to news release


9) The Hardest Job in Boston: Managing the MBTA Twitter Account
Link to article in The Boston Globe:

10) What Data Can Tell Us About Detroit's Transit System
Link to commentary in The Detroit News:


11) Kane County, Illinois Ready to Break Ground on Arterial Operations Center
Link to article in the Kane County Chronicle:

12) Bluetooth Readers Help Monitor Wait Times at International Bridge in El Paso
Link to story on KVIA-TV:


13) Volvo CIO: Data Privacy is Now a Priority Alongside Car Security and Safety
Link to article in Computerworld UK:

News Releases

Today in Transportation History
1915 **100th anniversary** The North Carolina State Highway Commission was created.

Upcoming Events
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