Monday, October 12, 2009

Monday, October 12, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, October 12, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Non-Radar Air-Traffic System Debuts

Link to article in USA Today:

2) Low-Cost Airlines All a-Twitter with Customers

Link to AP article:

3) EU-US Air Traffic Management Talks

Hope to ensure interoperability between the European air traffic management program SESAR and its American equivalent NextGen.

Link to article on Europolitics:


4) Shanghai Roads Renamed as Part of Nationwide Initiative to Create a Unified Naming System for Highways

Link to article in the Shanghai Daily:


5) In the Lab, Cooking Up Bomb Detectors

Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:,0,1662647.story

6) Seeking Criminals, FBI Scanning Driver-License Photos

Link to AP article:


7) Colorado DOT: Technology Key to Managing I-70 Traffic

Link to article in the Summit Daily News:

News Releases

1) Smart Phone Apps Battle Spreads to Car Market

2) Norfolk Southern E-commerce Offers ‘Railcar Event - Text Message Alerts’ and Live Chat Support

3) All New Toyota Genuine FollowMe Makes In-Car Navigation Portable

4) Berg Insight Says 3.5 Million Cars in Europe have a Telematics Device

5) Know Before You Go with ‘Traffic Text’ from O2 and iTraffic

6) Study to Examine Vehicle Safety Warnings Aimed at Detecting Distracted Drivers

Upcoming Events

Telematics @ China 2009 – December 8-9 – Shanghai

Today in Transportation History

1964 **45th anniversary** - Voskhod 1, the first spacecraft to carry more than one person, was launched.


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