Monday, February 9, 2009

Monday, February 9, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, February 9, 2009 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) Flight 1549: From New York to NORAD, Testing a Response Network
Link to story in The New York Times:

2) Not Everyone is Cheering as Wi-Fi Takes to the Air
Link to story in The New York Times:

3) Air Routing Meteorologists Joins FAA Weather Evaluation Sub-Team
Link to story on The Aero-News Network:


4) Arizona Could Dump Photo Radar, but It Will Have to Pay
Link to Capitol Media Services story:


5) Plan Simplifies Interstate Toll Collection
Link to story in The Tampa Tribune:

6) Delays Plaguing SunPass Option to Pay for Airport Parking
Link to story in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel:,0,132516.story


7) Broadcom Chip to Support GPS, Bluetooth, FM
Link to Reuters story:
Link to news release from Broadcom:


8) Command & Control
Port of Long Beach opens new security headquarters.
Link to story in the Press-Telegram:


9) Investment Opportunities for Managing Transportation Performance through Technology
Link to additional information from US DOT:


10) Keeping More Bad Things from the Railroad Tracks
Railroad officials get the word out after fatalities at crossings.
Link to story in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

11) Amtrak’s Semi-Confusing Internet Access Message
Link to story on Wi-Fi Networking News:


12) Spy Center Will Track Britons on Holiday
Link to story in The Sunday Times:


13) New Technology Keeps Riders Informed on the L Subway Line in Brooklyn
Link to story in The New York Times:

14) Personal Rapid Transit Startup
Small, automatic electric vehicles will be demonstrated in two new projects.
Link to story in Technology Review:


15) What Should Your Next Car Stereo Connect to?
Link to column in The Washington Post:

News Releases
Flightglobal Webbies Winners Announced – Aviation Web Site and Online Activities Honored

Upcoming Events
AASHTO National Transportation Management Conferences – April 5-10 – San Antonio, Texas

Today in Transportation History
1969 **40th anniversary** - The first flight of the Boeing 747 took place at Paine Field in Everett, Washington.

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