Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Logan Airport to Unveil New Ship Radar System

Link to AP article:

2) FAA Soliciting Comments on Foreign Object Debris Detection and Alerting Systems

Link to article in Aviation International News:

3) Adding ‘Boston’ to Name Boosts New Hampshire Airport’s Numbers

Link to article in the New Hampshire Union Leader:

4) Hewlett Packard to Develop New Technology System for American Airlines

Link to AP article:

Link to news release from HP:


5) Screening Program Causing Confusion Among Travelers and Travel Companies

Link to article in The Sacramento Bee:

6) US Transportation Security Administration May Hand Cash Rewards to Tipsters About Crimes or Security Violations

Link to article in Government Security News:

7) Video Dramatization Shows Deadly Consequences of Texting and Driving

As experts prepare for summit on distracted driving, debate ensues over whether videos, laws and technology can be effective.

Link to article in Computerworld:

Link to video:

8) A Safe Way to Drive and Text? One Man Hopes So

Link to column in The Washington Post:


9) Is Mini’s Roadside Assistance App the Future of Telematics?

Link to column in Edmunds Daily:


10) Seattle Light Rail’s Passenger Counting System Not Working

Link to article in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer:

News Releases

1) Intelligent Transportation Society of America Launches New Online Job Service

Upcoming Events

Public Private Ventures in Transportation Conference – September 24-25 – Washington, DC

Today in Transportation History

1974 **35th anniversary** - Aviator Charles Lindbergh died in Maui, Hawaii.


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