Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Ohio State University Working on 'Next-Gen' Air Traffic Control
Link to WBNS-TV story

2) UK Aviation Academics Get Grant to Develop New System to Reduce Aircraft Taxiing Times
Link to Airport World article

3) Wi-Fi Access Costly for Travelers at LaGuardia and Newark Airports
Link to Daily News article
Link to Global Gateway Alliance news release


4) Bus Map Project to Untangle Beirut's Bewildering Transit Routes
Link to Lebanon Pulse article


5) US Government Agencies Seek Comments on Shutdown of Nationwide Differential GPS
Link to Federal Register notice


6) Developing an ITS Technology Web Portal for Transit System Leaders
Link to Transportation Research Board document


7) New York Governor Involved in Keeping a Lid on Bridgegate Scandal
Link to WNYC Radio story

8) Connecticut Museum Features Timepieces' Role in Transportation
Link to Bristol Press article


9) Missouri DOT Creatively Demonstrates Proper Merging
Link to Talking Transportation blog


10) Distracted Driving Fatalities Doubled in Iowa from 2014 to 2015
Link to Globe Gazette article

11) Michigan Rest Stops, Bus Stations, Airports Now Required to Post Signs About Human Trafficking
Link to WLNS-TV story


12) Myki Operator to Investigate Contactless Payment System After Winning Contract Extension
Link to Australian Broadcasting Corporation story


13) Miami-Dade DOT Planning New Traffic Control Center, Synchronized Traffic Signals
Link to WSVN-TV story

14) Radioplayer to Offer On-Demand Live Traffic Info in UK
Link to Radio Today article

15) A Visit to the South Carolina DOT Traffic Management Center
Link to WCBD-TV story


16) Israeli Transport Official: 'By 2040, People Won't Be Allowed to Drive on Israel's Roads'
Link to Jerusalem Post article

News Releases

Job Posting
 -  Center Director, Air Traffic Systems and Operations – USDOT – Cambridge, Massachusetts

 -  Call for Papers – City Logistics 2017

Upcoming Events
USDOT Webinar: Connected Vehicles and Rural Road Weather Management – July 28

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