Friday, February 5, 2016

Friday, February 5, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, February 5, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) FAA Holds Private Meeting in Wichita on Airport Weather Observations
Link to KMUW Radio story

2) Air Traffic Controllers Texting While Directing Planes
Link to WABC-TV story

3) SESAR Demonstrates World First Virtual Center
Link to Air Traffic Management article


4) US Air Force Launches Final GPS 2F Satellite
Link to SpaceNews article
Link to news release


5) Kansas City Applies for USDOT's Smart City Challenge
Link to Kansas City Star article


6) Drones of the Sea Learn to Swarm
Link to ZDNet article

7) Microsoft Plumbs Ocean's Depths to Test Underwater Data Center
Link to New York Times article


8) Disney Files Patent for Drone-Based Flying Movie Screens
Link to Geek article

9) Thinking Highways North American Edition – January 2016 Online
Link to magazine


10) BMW Partners with Moovit to Extend Mobility Platform
Link to Luxury Daily article

11) Amazon Echo Now Lets You Hail an Uber Ride
Link to CNET article


12) Watching the Rails: Inside DC Metro's Closed-Circuit Nerve Center
Link to WRC-TV story

13) Audio Ads a New Addition to Cleveland Public Transit
Link to WCPN Radio story

14) Gujarat Launches GPS-Enabled State Transport Buses; Mobile App to Follow
Link to Tech2 article

15) Dallas Area Rapid Transit Sponsors Student Art Competition
Link to KXAS-TV's Talk Street video

16) Bemused Southern Rail Passengers Receive 13 Emails in Three Minutes in Marketing Blunder
Link to Evening Standard article


17) Tennessee DOT Traffic Management Center in Nashville Expanding Coverage
Link to Home Page article

18) Taiwan Premier Lauds Online Traffic Forecasts Created by National Freeway Bureau
Link to Taipei Times article

News Releases

Job Postings
 -  Senior Tolls Specialist – Traffic Technologies, Inc. – New York, New York
 -  ITS Systems Analyst/Engineer – ConSysTec – New York, New York

Friday Bonus
North Carolina highway sign may predict final score in Super Bowl.

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