Friday, September 4, 2009

Friday, September 4, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, September 4, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Mexico Lifts Ban on In-Flight Mobile Phone Use

Link to article on Daily Tech:

2) A Better Way to Pick Up Airline Passengers

How some US airports handle those waiting for arriving passengers.

Link to article in The Philadelphia Inquirer:


3) Cameras on Patrol for Labor Day Drivers

Link to article in USA Today:


4) Wisconsin Incumbents Use Map Giveaways at Taxpayer Expense, Critics Say

Link to article in the Journal Sentinel:

5) Washington Post Transportation Coverage has Improved

Link to commentary on Greater Greater Washington:


6) Public Safety Communications Still a Work in Progress, Former DHS Secretary Says

Link to article in Government Computer News:


7) Company Launches First MBTA iPhone App

Link to NECN story: -Massbased/1251980592.html


8) New Technology Helps Kansas City-Area Motorists, Bus Passengers Get Around

Link to editorial in The Kansas City Star:

Upcoming Events

IBEC Day Seminar: Road Pricing Beyond the Technology – September 20 – Stockholm

Friday Bonus

Apparently diesel fumes are not the only odor problems on some buses.

Today in Transportation History

1949 **60th anniversary** - The maiden flight of the Bristol Brabazon, a passenger airliner, was made at the Filton Aerodrome.


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