Thursday, July 2, 2009

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, July 2, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Why Pilots Oppose New Black Box Technology
Link to story and video report on WFAA-TV:

2) FAA Releases Training Video for Fighting In-Flight Fires
Link to story on the Aero-News Network:


3) Nokia Updates Ovi Maps

Link to story in InformationWeek:


4) University of Minnesota Web Site Highlights Dangerous Traffic Zones
Link to story in The Minnesota Daily:
Link to SafeRoadMaps:

5) Wildlife Early Warning System a New Way of Thinking
Link to story in the Durango Herald News:

6) July Issue of Florida DOT's SunGuide Disseminator Online
Link to newsletter:


7) California's Really Got Intelligent Transport Goin' On

Link to story in The Examiner:

8) Vodafone Germany Unveils HD Traffic Navigation Service

Link to story in Telecompaper:

9) Tennessee DOT Commissioner: TDOT Works to Keeo Motorists Informed
Link to commentary in The Chattanoogan:

News Releases

Job Posting
- Transportation Training Specialist, GS-1701-12 EG – Volpe National Transportation Systems Center – Cambridge, Massachusetts
- Transportation Training Specialist, GS-1701-13 EG – Volpe National Transportation Systems Center – Cambridge, Massachusetts

Upcoming Events
IBTTA Incident Management, Safety and Security Workshop - July 19-21 - Denver

Today in Transportation History
1959 **50th anniversary** - The Soviet Union sent dogs, Otvazhnaya and Snezhinka, as well as a rabbit, into space. They were safely recovered.
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