Friday, December 11, 2009

Friday, December 11, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, December 11, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Promotes New Air-Traffic Approach

Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

2) FAA Chief Owns Up to Mistakes Dealing with Newark Airport Whistle-Blower

Link to article in The Star-Ledger:


3) Railroads Await FRA’s Final Implementation Rule on PTC

Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


4) More UK Drivers Speaking on Mobile Phones

Link to Reuters article:

5) US Teens Ignore Laws Against Texting While Driving

Link to Reuters article:

6) US Lawmakers Seek to Stop Reposting of TSA Security Document

Link to article in Computerworld:

7) US Department of Homeland Security Launches First Responder Info-Sharing Initiative

Link to article in Homeland Security Today:


8) How’s Nashville’s Traffic? Drivers to Find Out Faster

Link to article in The Tennessean:

News Releases

1) Cable Guardrail Works – Michigan DOT’s YouTube Channel Shows Why

2) Federal Signal Acquires Diamond Consulting Services

3) MILE Traffic and Travel Awarded New Pan-European Traffic Information and Navigation Contract

4) Ford Responds to Sync Owner Community Request; Launches New Address Book Download Application


- Call for Papers – 17th ITS World Congress

Upcoming Events

15th International Conference Road Safety on Four Continents – March 22-24 – Abu Dhabi

Friday Bonus

Somedays it would better if you just called in sick to work.

Today in Transportation History

1909 **100th anniversary** - Gugliemo Marconi delivered his Nobel Lecture upon receiving the Nobel Prize in Physics for wireless telegraphic communication.


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