Friday, July 10, 2015

Friday, July 10, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, July 10, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA to Drop Donald Trump-Related Navigation Codes
Link to article in The New York Times:

2) Dining App 'AirGrub' Lets Travelers Pre-Order Meals at Airports
Link to article on iDigitalTimes:


3) New Jersey Transit Board to Vote on Buying Train Cameras Recommended by NTSB
Link to article in The Star-Ledger:


4) South Africa's Sanral to Test Electronic Toll Collection System
Link to article on News24:


5) High-Tech Transportation: Can Congress Regulate Technology That Doesn't Exist Yet?
Link to article on Nextgov:


6) New Deadline Proposed for Positive Train Control
Link to article in The Philadelphia Inquirer:

7) Canadian Pacific Railroad Refuses to Release Bridge Inspection Report to City of Milwaukee
Link to story on WISN-TV:


8) Massachusetts DOT Ends Use of Electronic Signs to Push Voting for Red Sox Player to All-Star Game
Link to story on WCVB-TV:


9) App Warns Drivers of Hazardous Spots on Roadways
Link to article on Autoblog:

10) US Department of Homeland Security Inspector General Urges TSA to Improve Security of Boarding Passes
Link to article in USA Today:


11) France Gets Tough with Sexual Harassment on Public Transport with Text Alert System and 'Fight' Against Sexist Ads
Link to article in The Independent:

12) AC Transit Partners with Google Maps to Give Riders Real-Time Bus Data
Link to Bay City News article:
Link to news release

13) Refurbished PATCO Trains Being Reinspected After Shutdown; Riders Complain About Communications During Outage
Link to article in The Philadelphia Inquirer:


14) Carmakers to Tech Partners: Keep Your Hands Off Our Data
Link to Reuters article:

15) Senators Introduce Bill Requiring Crash-Avoidance Technologies, Recall Warning Lights on Dashboards
Link to article in The Detroit News:
Link to news release

16) With CarPlay, Apple Looks to Upend Tradition
Link to article in The New York Times:

17) The Race to Connect Old Cars to the Internet
Link to story on Marketplace:

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