Friday, November 27, 2009

Friday, November 27, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, November 27, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Pilots of Errant Northwest Flight Cite Distraction in Transcript

Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

Link to transcripts:

2) Chicago Airport Music Helps Frazzled Fliers Connect with City

Link to article in the Chicago Tribune:,0,6104510.story

Link to further information from the Chicago Music Commission:


3) New Port Community Information System for Australia

Link to article in Seatrade:

Link to further information from Tradegate Australia:

4) GPS Tagging for Children on Oasis of the Seas

Link to article in the Telegraph:


5) Traffic-Weary Kids Develop Web Site to Help Neighbors Share Rides

Link to article in The Washington Post:


6) Free Wi-Fi Awaited in Moscow Railroad Stations in December

Link to article on Russia-InfoCentre:

Link to further information from Russian Railways: (in Russian)


7) A Wild Ride on NASA’s Massive Flight Simulator

Link to CNET News article:

Link to further information from NASA:


8) Signal Fading on Radio Traffic Reports

Link to AP article:


9) Toyota Acts to Keep Its Grip on the PR Wheel

Link to column in the Financial Times:

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1964 **45th anniversary** - The Pennsylvania Railroad ended Pittsburgh commuter service.


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