Thursday, January 1, 2009

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, January 1, 2009 -- ISSN 1529-1057



1) Weather Services in the NextGen Era
Link to story in Aviation International News:

2) General Aviation Pilots Wanted for NOTAM Study
Link to story on AVweb:


3) E-Toll System Unveiled in Shanghai
Link to story in the Shanghai Daily:


4) Oregon Governor Looking at GPS-Based Mileage Tax to Fund Roads
Link to story on engadget:


5) Passive Acoustics
Future tech development in underwater observation.
Link to story in Marine Technology Reporter: (page 40)


6) Railroads Sue to Stop Safety Program in Louisiana
Link to story in The Times:
Link to additional information about the Federal Railroad Administration’s State Rail Safety Participation Program:


7) South Korean Woman ‘Tricked’ Japan Airport Fingerprint Scan
Link to story in The Yomiuri Shimbun:


8) Attention Passengers! To Your Right this Trip is About to Become Trippy
Works of art can be found in unexpected places in the New York City subways.
Link to story and video in The New York Times:
Link to additional information about Masstransiscope:

Upcoming Events
Eighth International Conference on Communications-Based Train Control – May 4-5 – Washington, DC

Today in Transportation History
1859 **150th anniversary** - The Barnegat Lighthouse in New Jersey was commissioned.

1919 **90th anniversary** - Edsel Ford became president of the Ford Motor Company.

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