Thursday, December 3, 2015

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, December 3, 2015 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Sofia Airport Announcer Faces Charges Over Mistaken Bomb Scare Announcement
Link to Reuters article

2) Lockheed Martin Demonstrates Drone Air Traffic Control Using UAVs to Fight Fires
Link to International Business Times article
Link to news release

3) RLAT Debuts Over North Atlantic
Link to Air Traffic Management article
Link to news release

4) Istanbul Atatürk Achieves Turkish First with Google Street View Integration
Link to Future Travel Experience article
Link to news release


5) Public-Private Coalition Wants to Make Tampa Bay-Area Roads Safer for Cyclists and Pedestrians
Link to WMNF Radio story


6) Oklahoma Turnpike Authority Approves Plan for PikePass Use in All of Texas
Link to Tulsa World article

7) Slow Progress Syncing K-Tag with Other States' Toll Roads
Link to Lawrence Journal-World article


8) Dutch Government to Invest in ITS
Link to ITS International article


9) US Transportation Bill Includes Recall Tech Upgrades, IT Review of FMCSA
Link to FCW article

10) Dispute Over 'Wayfinding Signs' Reflects Downtown Santa Ana, California Identity Crisis
Link to Orange County Register article


11) How Self-Driving Cars Can Transform Los Angeles, Starting with Its Parking
Link to Los Angeles Times commentary


12) Maine Stops Providing Details of Oil-by-Rail Shipments to Public
Link to Reuters article


13) US Senator Wants to Know How Airlines Protect Their Planes from Hackers
Link to Daily Dot article
Link to news release

14) Using Data Analytics and Aviation to Save Time and Lives After an Auto Accident
Link to Forbes article
Link to news release


15) Might the FAA Inherit the Space Traffic Management Role?
Link to SpaceNews article


16) Uber Connects Drivers and Their Passengers Via a Colored Signal
Link to Utah People's Post article


17) An 'Emergency Snow Desk' Will Keep Bostonians Informed About Transit Delays
Link to article

18) NFC Public Transport Pilot Launches Across the Netherlands
Link to NFC World+ article
Link to news release (in Dutch)


19) Real-Time Driver Information Equipment Installed for I-91 Reconstruction in Massachusetts
Link to MassLive article


20) Survey Shows Different National Reactions to Autonomous Vehicles
Link to Investors Business Daily article

21) Here's How Google is Pitching Its Self-Driving Cars to Government Agencies
Link to Christian Science Monitor article

22) Autonomous Vehicle Summit Drives Florida into the Future
Link to WJCT Radio story

23) US Transportation Secretary Foxx on Driverless Cars
Link to Washington Post video

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