Thursday, April 2, 2015

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, April 2, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) How Site for 'Aviation Geeks' May Have Solved Germanwings 9525 Crash
Link to article on International Business Times:

2) 'European-Style Self-Service' and Beacons at the Heart of Orlando International Airport's Passenger Experience Plans
Link to article in Future Flight Experience:

3) The Business Case for Wireless Technology
Link to blog in Airport World:


4) Waze's New Feature Knows How Long You'll Be Stuck in Traffic
Link to article on Engadget:

5) Voice-Controlled GPS Helmet is Looking to Fix Bikers' Biggest Problem
Link to Reuters article:


6) US Coast Guard Takes Lead to Address Cyber Risks at Ports
Link to article in The Journal of Commerce:


7) GOP Group Targets Minnesota Governor's Gas Tax Plan in Ads
Link to AP article:


8) University of South Florida May Test Tampa's Highway of the Future
Link to article in The Oracle:


9) Police in South Korea to Check Twitter, Facebook Messages for Faster Crash Responses
Link to article in The Korea Times:


10) A Look Behind the Scenes at the OnStar Command Center
Link to article in Auto Express:


11) Buses in Kolkata, India-Area Get 'Smart,' Safer Too
Link to article in The Times of India:

12) Study: Automated Fare Systems Simplify Transit Agencies' Pricing, Data Management
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:
Link to news release

13) Farewell to Milwaukee's Classic, Hand-Crafted Bus Passes
Link to blog on CityLab:


14) Guidelines for Virtual Transportation Management Center Development
Link to guidebook from FHWA:


15) Ford's New Technology Chief Ponders the Future of Driving and Mobility
Link to article on Gizmag:

16) Openbay CEO: Diagnosis Software for Connected Cars is a Big Market
Link to article on Xconomy:

17) The Case for Dangerous Roads and Low-Tech Cars
Link to book excerpt in New York Magazine:


18) How Aircraft Wind Data is Helping Us to Predict the Weather
Link to article in The Irish Times:

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