Friday, March 27, 2009

Friday, March 27, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, March 27, 2009 -- ISSN 1529-1057


1) US Transportation Secretary Says New Air-Navigation System is FAA’s Top Priority
Link to story in The Wall Street Journal:

2) FAA to Seal Bird-Strike Records
Link to story in USA Today:
3) American Airlines, Pilots to Resume Safety Program
Link to AP story:


4) Get the Feeling You’re Being Watched? If You’re Driving You Just Might be
Link to story in The Wall Street Journal:


5) Google Makes User-Created Maps Searchable
Link to CNET News story:


6) New Zealand Toll Road’s Charging Goes Awry Again
Link to story in The New Zealand Herald:


7) Amtrak to Improve CRM, Passenger Information, Employee Information Management with Stimulus Money
Link to story on TMC:


8) GE Unveils High-Speed Baggage-Screening System for Airports
Link to Dow Jones story:
Link to news release from General Electric:

9) Risk-Based Approach Needed to Secure the Commercial Vehicle Sector
Link to report from the US Government Accountability Office:


10) Seattle Launches Own Traffic Web Site
Link to story on KIRO-TV:
Link to City of Seattle Travelers Information Map:


11) US Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Allowing ‘Choose Life’ on Missouri License Plates
Link to story in The Kansas City Star:

Upcoming Events
Railway Systems Suppliers C&S Exhibition – May 19-20 – Nashville, Tennessee

Friday Bonus
I’ve seen light rail credited with many things, but this is a first.

Today in Transportation History
1794 **215th anniversary** - The US Congress passed the Naval Act of 1794 establishing the nation’s first naval force.

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