Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 -- ISSN 1529-1057



1) Safety Program Stalled at Three Airlines
Link to story in The Washington Post:
Link to additional information on the Aviation Safety Action Program:

2) The Future of In-Flight Internet
Link to column in USA Today:
Link to additional information on Row 44:


3) Who Needs GPS? Barnegat Lighthouse to Shine Again After 82 Years
Link to story in The Press of Atlantic City:


4) Pedestrians 2008
Paper topics include accessible pedestrian signals for blind pedestrians at complex intersections and detectable warnings for visually impaired pedestrians.
Link to report from the Transportation Research Board:


5) Toll Express Lanes Ease Traffic on Urban Highways
Link to AP story:


6) San Francisco’s Autonet Sells In-Vehicle Internet Access as a Subscription
Link to story in the San Francisco Business Journal:
Link to Autonet’s site:


7) Ditching Car OK with Net Transit Planners
Link to Associated Press review:


8) Smart-Road Plans to Go Forward in 2009 in Houma, Louisiana
Link to story in the Daily Comet:

9) New Total Traffic Network Web Site Debuts
Link to story in Radio Ink:
Link to Total Traffic Network:

News Releases
Rand McNally Enhances Commercial Transportation Industry's Most Comprehensive Routing and Mileage Software

Upcoming Events
Railway Security Forum & Expo – January 27-28 – Arlington, Virginia

Today in Transportation History
1983 **25th anniversary** - AT&T’s Bell System was dissolved.

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