Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Wednesday, November 25, 2015


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) FAA Begins Decommissioning VOR Navigation Stations
Link to article from Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association:

2) Air New Zealand's 'Airband' to Keep Track of Unaccompanied Children
Link to article in Australian Aviation:

3) Delta Promising It Will Respond to All Customer Tweets Within an Hour
Link to article on Business Insider:

ELECTRONIC TOLLING

4) IBTTA Pushes Toward Nationwide Interoperability
Link to article in Associations Now:

OTHER

5) Online Service Helps Consumers Buy Gasoline in Bulk
Link to story on WNEM-TV:

TAXIS / RIDESHARING

6) Taxi and Uber Fight for the Curb at Atlanta Airport
Link to story on Marketplace:

TELEMATICS

7) UK's Financial Conduct Authority to Look Into Use of 'Big Data' by Insurers
Link to article in The Independent:

TRANSIT

8) California's Mountain Area Regional Transit Buses Getting Upgraded GPS
Link to article in the Big Bear Grizzly:

9) Apple Granted Patent for System That Estimates Arrival Time of Transit Vehicles
Link to article on Patently Apple:

10) Mastercard Offers Free London Tube Travel to Apple Pay Users
Link to article in Mobile Marketing:

11) Three Ways Mobile Transit Payments Will Change How We Move in Cities
Link to article on Planetizen:

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

12) Colorado DOT Set to Install Traffic Monitoring System That's a First of Its Kind in US
Link to story on KMGH-TV:

13) Austin, Texas Hopes to Expand Hours of Operation for Transportation Management Center
Link to story on KXAN-TV:

VEHICLES

14) Volvo Trials In-Car Delivery System in Sweden
Link to article on Motor Authority:
Link to news release

15) Are Patents the New Revenue Stream for Carmakers?
Link to article on LawFuel:

16) Connected Cars Aren't Just for Hacking
Link to article on Ars Techica:


News Releases


Job Posting
 -  Engineer Senior Operations – Virginia DOT – Richmond, Virginia


Upcoming Events
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