Friday, July 3, 2015

Friday, July 3, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, July 3, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) RATTS Speeds Turnaround Time at London City Airport
Link to article in Airport World:


2) Hamilton, Ontario Using Traffic Cameras to Manage Traffic for Pan Am Games
Link to story on CHCH-TV:


3) New Monitoring Network for Scottish Ports
Link to article on MarineLink:


4) NASCAR Tracks Asks Fans to Stop Flying Confederate Flags at Races
Link to article in The Hill:

5) How Data Can Solve Our Most Vexing Transportation Problems
Link to FiveThirtyEight's What's the Point podcast:


6) Big Georgia Road-Builder Opened Wallet to Back State's Transportation Bill
Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:


7) Railroad Whistleblower Awarded $1.25 Million
Link to story on KIRO-TV:


8) UberPop Suspends Service in France After Protests
Link to article in USA Today:
Link to article in Le Monde (in French)

9) Uber Lobbyists Take on EU Critics
Link to article on EurActiv:

10) San Diego Airport, Rideshare Companies Strike Deal in Time for Comic-Con
Link to story on KPBS Radio:


11) Leader of Pro-Israel Group Sues DC Metro Over Issue-Ad Ban Prompted by Muhammad Cartoon
Link to article in The Washington Post:


12) Beijing Launches Official Traffic Service WeChat Account
Link to story on China Radio International:


13) Panel: Self-Driving Cars Will Cost Cities
Link to article in The Arizona Republic:

News Releases

Friday Bonus
The Fourth of July in the US is often marked with fireworks. Explosions of a different sort were used by Oregon DOT to get rid of some unwanted rock.

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