Friday, October 17, 2008

Friday, October 17, 2008

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 17, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) Industry Slow to Adopt Warning System for Helicopters
Link to story in USA Today:

2) Cover Your Eyes: Not All Airlines Will Filter Wi-Fi
Link to story on MSNBC:


3) Bush Signs Rail Safety and Amtrak Bill
Link to story in the Los Angeles Times:


4) California Mulls Ads on Road Alert Signs
Link to story in USA Today:


5) Real-Time Updates Available for Public Transport in Singapore
Link to story on AsiaOne:


6) Traffic Technology is All the Rage in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Link to story in Mass High Tech:

News Releases
American Public Transportation Association Announces 2008 Adwheel Awards
2) FAA Expands Runway Status Lights Nationwide
3) Smart Card Alliance Paper Address Why Smart Cars are Secure
4) NTSB Praises Flight Recorder Enhancements; Notes Some Shortcomings in New FAA Rule
Dayton, Ohio Drivers to Receive Real-Time Traffic Information and Travel Times
6) FAA Launches New ‘Lessons Learned’ Safety Web Site

Upcoming Events
National Rural ITS Conference – August 23-27 – Seaside, Oregon

Friday Bonus
I may be forced to put the TCN aside if this new job works out. I think the video will explain it all.

Today in Transportation History
1956 – Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman to travel into space, was born in Decatur, Alabama.

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