Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, September 23, 2016 – Cranford, New Jersey


1) Why Midway Airport Control Tower Went Silent Remains a Mystery
Link to WLS-TV story

2) JFK Airport's Terminal 4 Redesigned and Rebranded
Link to Adweek article

3) Airports Around World Work to Improve Chinese Services
Link to China Daily article

4) Why Airlines and Airports Should Be Paying Close Attention to Google Trips
Link to Future Travel Experience article

5) Air Traffic Control Without Towers
Link to Scientific American article

6) Airports Council International Exec Discusses Organization's Beacons Taskforce
Link to Airport World article

7) Apps Try to Calm Nervous Flyers
Link to Quartz article


8) Interactive Map Shames Drivers Parked in Bike Lanes
Link to Gothamist article


9) Grand Island, New York Residents Upset Because They Weren't Informed About Cameras
Link to WGRZ-TV story


10) Windows 10 Maps Will Show the Traffic on Your Route Home
Link to Engadget article


11) Australia Is Moving, and that's a Problem for ITS
Link to New York Times article


12) Open Source Application Portal Adds New ITS Applications for Download
Link to USDOT ITS Joint Program Office update


13) Developing Undersea GPS
Link to article


14) Indiana DOT Employee Suspended for 'Nasty' Email to New York Times Columnist
Link to WXIN-TV story


15) Transportation Apps May Take Commuters Beyond 'Peak Driving'
Link to WGN-TV story


16) Canadian Pacific Railway Wants Locomotive Voice and Video Recorders Mandated in Canada
Link to Investopedia article
Link to news release

17) One of the World's Oldest Train Stations to Be Redeveloped with Help of Virtual Reality
Link to SmartRailWorld article


18) Toyota to Fund Multi-lingual Traffic Signs in Thailand
Link to Pattaya Mail article

19) Do You Know the (Green) Wave in San Jose?
Link to Strategy Analytics blog


20) Singapore's Self-Driving Cars Can Now Be Hailed with a Smartphone
Link to The Verge article


21) Campaign Watchdog Decides Sound Transit Did Not Break Laws in Release of Fare Card Holders' Email Addresses
Link to Seattle Times article

22) Valencia, Spain Commuters to Test NFC Wristbands for Public Transport
Link to NFC World article

23) DC Metro Trying a Low-Tech Fix to Its Ongoing Communication Problem: Bullhorns in Train Cabs
Link to Washington Post article

24) Website Debuts for New York City Bus Terminal Design Competition
Link to Times Herald-Record article


25) Malaysian Police and Media Company Partner to Fly Helicopter to Monitor and Report Traffic
Link to Malay Mail article

News Releases

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