Thursday, January 21, 2016

Thursday, January 21, 2016


Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, January 21, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


AVIATION

1) New 'Seat Swap' App Gives Airline Passengers the Chance to Escape Smelly Neighbors
Link to Airport World article

2) Inflight Magazine – January/February 2016
Link to magazine

CAMERAS

3) BART to Replace Decoy Cameras on Trains with Real Ones
Link to San Francisco Chronicle article
Link to news release

MARITIME

4) Croatia Extends Coast Watch System
Link to Shephard News article
Link to news release

OTHER

5) As Roadwork Increases, Tablet Software Makes Inspections More Efficient
Link to Houston Chronicle article

6) Some Florida Drivers Upset with New Batch of License Plates That Spell Out 'GAY'
Link to WFTV-TV story

ROADWAYS

7) New System Will Alert Driver and Officials of Overheight Trucks on I-35 in Texas
Link to KXAN-TV story

8) Design of Japanese Stop Signs Might Change Ahead of Olympic Tourism Surge
Link to Japan Times article

SAFETY / SECURITY

9) Washington State ACLU Concerned by License-Plate Data Collection
Link to Wenatchee World article

SPACE

10) New Bill Could Shift Space Tracking Away from Department of Defense
Link to Defense News article

TOURISM

11) San Jose Will Track Super Bowl Visitors' Mobile Devices to Find Out What They Like to Do in Bay Area
Link to Silicon Valley Business Journal article

TRANSIT

12) Expanding Wireless Service is One Way DC Metro Could Win Back Its Riders
Link to CityLab commentary

VEHICLES

13) Michigan Pushes for Connected Car Test Track on Site of Old GM Plant
Link to Detroit Free Press article

14) GM Starts Maven Carsharing Service in Germany, US
Link to Reuters article
Link to news release

15) Competing Demands for Unlicensed Spectrum
Link to New America Weekly article


News Releases


Upcoming Events
2016 AASHTO GIS for Transportation Symposium – April 4-7 – Raleigh, North Carolina

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