Friday, December 11, 2015

Friday, December 11, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, December 11, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) ISIL Cyberattack on Airplane Unlikely, Transport Canada Analysts Reported
Link to Canadian Press article

2) FAA Releases New Marking and Lighting Rules
Link to Radio World article


3) Here Grows Coverage of Indoor Maps
Link to GPS Business News article


4) Indiana Toll Road Looks to ITS to Improve Safety, Efficiency
Link to WNDU-TV story


5) Freighters in Dense Fog Face Fewer Problems Through Use of Modern Technology
Link to The Voice article


6) How the Universal Transport Symbols Were Designed
Link to Atlas Obscura article

7) Facebook and the Future of Travel
Link to McKinsey & Company interview


8) US Launches Trial of Facial, Eye Scans on Mexican Border
Link to AP article
Link to news release

9) A Look at the EU's Passenger Name Record System
Link to Airport Industry Review article


10) TRB Study: Innovative Transportation Services Favor Some, Hamper Others
Link to WTOP Radio story


11) FDOT Opens Northwest Florida SunGuide Center
Link to story on WMBB-TV

12) GoMetro Traffic App Launches in South Africa
Link to Disrupt Africa article

13) Variable Message Signs to Display Travel Times, Alerts in Mumbai
Link to Mumbai Mirror article


14) AAA Thinks Rear Cross-Traffic Alert Systems Are More or Less Bunk
Link to CNET column

News Releases

Job Posting
 -  IT Professional III – Nevada Department of Transportation – Carson City, Nevada

Friday Bonus
Sometimes even having a number of fire extinguishers on hand is no help during a blaze.

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