Transportation Communications Newsletter
Friday, October 23, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057
1) Pilots Who Overflew Airport Should Have had Numerous Warnings of Approach
Link to AP article:
2) Feds Look at Instruments, Approach Lights in Atlanta Taxiway Landing
Link to CNN story:
3) Still ‘Dragging the Chain’ on ATC Modernization
Link to blog in The Wall Street Journal:
4) E-News Media
Airport e-newsletters: a comparative analysis.
Link to article in Airport Business:
GPS / NAVIGATION
5) Loran Gets Three Month Reprieve
Link to column on Nextgov:
6) Study Backs GPS Use for Harbor Trucks
Pilot shows use of GPS technology by harbor trucking companies can improve freight flow and contribute to reduced congestion and pollution in port cities.
Link to article in The Journal of Commerce:
7) Computer Model Predicts Hurricane Power Outages
Link to article in USA Today:
Link to news release from Johns Hopkins University:
8) EU and Ricardo Launch SARTRE Road-Train Project
Project will develop and test technology for vehicles that can drive themselves in long road trains on motorways.
Link to article in Traffic Technology International:
9) Closed New York Meeting Over Bridge Shutdown a Public Outrage
Link to editorial in the Press-Republican:
SAFETY / SECURITY
10) School Bus Camera Shows Drivers Illegally Passing Stopped Bus
Link to story on WTEN-TV:
11) Challenges to Brazil’s Telematics Plan
Link to article in M2M:
12) Consumer Electronics Enforce Automotive Security Discussion
Link to article in EE Times Deutschland:
13) DC Metro Ready to Test Anti-crash System
Link to story and video on WTTG-TV:
14) San Mateo County, California Bus Riders to Get Real-Time Arrival Updates
Link to article in the San Mateo County Times:
Talking Freight Seminar: Security and System Resiliency – November 18
This car may only be one horsepower, but it uses no fossil fuels.
Today in Transportation History
1944 **65th anniversary** - The Battle of Leyte Gulf, one of the largest naval battles in history, began.
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