Friday, March 13, 2009

Friday, March 13, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, March 13, 2009 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) Raytheon Receives Contract for Airline Tracking
Link to AP story:
Link to news release from Raytheon:


2) Ticket’s in the Mail: Red-Light Cameras Questioned
Link to AP story:


3) Government Group Wants Kilometer Signs to Stay on Arizona Interstate
Link to story in the Green Valley News and Sun:

4) Traffic Stripes Get a Brighter Future
Link to story in Wired:


5) Highway Safety Groups Hope DVD Will Save Lives
Link to story and video report on WAKE-TV:
Link to video from the North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshall:

6) Crash Footage Will Drive Safety Message in Abu Dhabi
Link to story in The National:

7) Nebraska Starts Binge Drinking Hotline
Link to story and video report on KETV-TV:


8) Is the TAP Card Ready for Prime Time? Los Angeles MTA Says ‘Yes’
Link to story in the Los Angeles Times:


9) Traffic Technology: Text, E-Mail Alerts from the Las Vegas RTC
Link to story and video report on KVBC-TV:

10) Five Reader-Approved Travel Apps for the iPhone
Link to column in The Wall Street Journal:


11) Technology-Based Features Drive Automotive Sales
Link to story in Design News:

Upcoming Events
TRB’s Railroad Operational Safety Committee Presents: Teamwork in US Railroad Operations – April 23-24 – Irvine, California

Friday Bonus
Next time you’re headed to the airport, be sure to leave the chain saw at home.

Today in Transportation History
1969 **40th anniversary** - Apollo 9 splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean.

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