Monday, March 21, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, March 21, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) British Plane Spotters Jailed in Kenya for Taking Airport Photos
Link to BBC News story

2) Anchorage Air Traffic Controllers Avert Disaster By Guiding Low-on-Fuel Jet to Airport
Link to Alaska Dispatch News article


3) Arizona Attorney General Says Red-Light Camera Companies Need Private Investigator License
Link to KSAZ-TV story
Link to opinion


4) How a National Transit Map Could Connect 'Transit Deserts' to the Grid
Link to Washington Post article


5) Carnegie Mellon Researching How Smartphones Can Aid Infrastructure Data Collection
Link to The Tartan article

6) New Book: 'The Road Taken: The History and Future of America's Infrastructure'
Link to New York Times review


7) Bengaluru Traffic Police Launch App for Auto and Cab Commuters
Link to The Hindu article


8) An Interview with the Realist Social Media Managers in Public Transportation
Link to The Verge article


9) Freight Railroads Elevating Efforts to Collect, Analyze and Merge Information from Many Sources
Link to Progressive Railroading article


10) MIT: Red Lights Could Someday Be a Thing of the Past
Link to Computerworld article
Link to news release

11) Confusing Ramps Lead Fort Worth Drivers Onto Toll Lanes
Link to Star-Telegram article


12) Florida International University May Get Driverless Shuttle in State Test of New Tech
Link to Miami Herald article

13) Noida Relies on Tech to Make Bus Service User-Friendly
Link to Times of India article

14) How We Found (and Lost) the Dream of Personal Rapid Transit
Link to The Verge article


15) Why the Self-Driving Revolution is Close at Hand
Link to Transportation Technology Today story

16) US Recall Stats for 2015 Tell a Chilling Tale
Link to Strategy Analytics blog

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