Friday, February 26, 2016

Friday, February 26, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, February 26, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Official: Atlanta Essential to Air Traffic Modernization
Link to WABE Radio's Closer Look interview

2) Atlanta Airport Wants to Be Known as 'World's Most Traveled Airport' Not 'World's Busiest'
Link to Atlanta Journal-Constitution blog


3) Photographer Chronicles Bike Taxis of Burundi
Link to Hyperallergic article


4) King County, Washington Executive Proposes Security Cameras on All Metro Buses
Link to KCPQ-TV story
Link to news release


5) Workboat Communications Evolve to Meet Myriad Missions
Link to Marine News article

6) Big Data and Big Savings for Maritime Ops
Link to Maritime Reporter & Engineering News article


7) New South Wales to Hold Summit on Future of Transport Technology
Link to Australian Broadcasting Corporation story
Link to news release

8) Australia Releases Geocoded National Address File and Administrative Boundaries Dataset
Link to ZDNet article


9) Live Streaming of California Crude-by-Rail Expansion Project Meeting Crashes
Link to Pacific Coast Business Times article

10) Mexico City Shaming Parking Hogs and Litterbugs on Periscope, and People Love It
Link to Quartz article


11) SEPTA Conducting Final PTC Tests on Rail Line
Link to Philadelphia Inquirer article


12) New Operation Lifesaver CEO Shares Thoughts on Improving Rail Safety
Link to Train of Thought blog


13) UK Government Mandates Open Data on Transport for Benefit of Passengers with Mental Health Difficulties
Link to The Stack article

14) Idaho Transportation Department Seeks Transit Coordinators, Will Launch Ridesharing Software
Link to KLIX Radio story


15) Metropia to Test New Transportation App in El Paso
Link to KVIA-TV story
Link to news release


16) Study Says Self-Driving Cars Might Make Traffic Worse
Link to Discovery News article

17) Partnership Seeks to Spur Innovation at Simulated Michigan City
Link to AP article

News Releases

Friday Bonus
Cars aren't the only things that's self-driving.

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