Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057

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1) FAA Data-Sharing Work Saves Millions

Link to story in Aviation Week:

2) British Airport Gets Writer-in-Residence

Link to BBC News story and video:

3) Frustrated Tweets New Headache for Airlines

Link to Reuters story:


4) After Settlement in Amtrak Case, Opinions Erased from Lexis and Westlaw

Link to story from The Legal Intelligencer:


5) Travel-Time Signs Expand to C-470 in Colorado

Link to story in the Denver Business Journal:


6) After Fatal Crash, DC Metro Still Wary of Computer-Controlled Trains

Link to story in The Washington Post:


7) When Will My Bus Come In?

Link to Discovery Channel story:

8) Tyne Tunnel Site Keeps Drivers on the Move

Link to story in The Shields Gazette:

Link to site:

9) Web Site Will Help Drivers Navigate Louisville Work Zones

Link to story on WAVE-TV:

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News Releases

1) Aha Mobile Launches Aha Application for iPhone with Coverage in Cities Including: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington DC, Dallas, Miami and Seattle

Upcoming Events

Passenger Terminal Expo 2010 – March 23-25 – Brussels

Today in Transportation History

1934 **75th anniversary** - The first All-American Soap Box Derby was held. The race took place in Dayton, Ohio.


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