Friday, October 9, 2009

Friday, October 9, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, October 9, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Getting Air Traffic Under Control

Link to article in Time:,28804,1929071_1929070_1929069,00.html

2) Consensus Emerges for NextGen Priorities

Link to article in Aviation Week:

3) Controllers Were Joking, Giggling Before New York City Air Crash

Link to AP article and audio:

4) Helicopter in South Carolina Crash Lacked Some Safety Features, NTSB Says

Link to article in The Washington Post:


5) Oklahoma DOT Twitter Plans Follow Text Talk

Link to AP article:

Link to news release from Oklahoma DOT:

6) Traffic Monitoring with a Self-Sensing Concrete Nanotechnology Road Surface

Link to article on Nanowerk:

News Releases

1) Ranked Among Best Federal Web Sites

Upcoming Events

ITS California Annual Meeting – November 16-17 – Anaheim, California

Friday Bonus

Here’s a way to prevent global warming that you might not have considered.

Today in Transportation History

1799 **210th anniversary** - The HMS Lutine, a British frigate, was lost off the Dutch coast during a storm. Only one of the 270 people aboard the ship survived.


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