Friday, May 8, 2015

Friday, May 8, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, May 8, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) FAA Says Media Can Use Drone Photos from Citizen Journalists, Not Professionals
Link to article in Forbes:

2) Inflight – May/June 2015
Link to magazine:


3) Uber Joins the Bidding for Here, Nokia's Digital Mapping Service
Link to article in The New York Times:


4) Metropia App Searches for Better Routes and Travel Times
Link to story on KVUE-TV:


5) Whale Alert App Helps Los Angeles, Long Beach Port Shippers Avoid Whale Collisions
Link to article in the Press Telegram:


6) Los Angeles to Appoint Next-Gen Transportation Adviser
Link to article in Government Technology:
Link to news release


7) Five Ways Technology Has Changed Parking
Link to article in The Press-Enterprise:


8) New Federal Rules May Make It Harder to Get Information on Bakken Oil Trains
Link to article in the Star Tribune:


9) New Law Allows Alaska Railroad to Issue Bonds to Cover PTC Costs
Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


10) No, the Feds Are Not Requiring Times Square to Remove Its Billboards
Link to article on CityLab:


11) Pittsburgh Transit Authority is Trying to Make It Easier to Ride the Bus
Link to story on WHYY Radio:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
As David Letterman prepares to retire, here's a look back to his first week on CBS when he became an amateur traffic reporter.

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