Friday, December 25, 2009

Friday, December 25, 2009

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, December 25, 2009 – ISSN 1529-1057

Merry Christmas


1) AMR Jet Had to Use Jamaica Runway Lacking Some Approach Lights

Link to Bloomberg article:

2) Clear Skies Ahead: Job with FAA Latest Comeback Step Since Losing Sight in Plane Crash

Link to article in the Salisbury Post:

3) Dulles Chaplin Walks Miles Helping Travelers, Airport Workers on Christmas Eve

Link to column in The Washington Post:

Link to Washington Dulles International Airport Chapel:

4) ‘Up in the Air’: Making an Airport Ready for Its Close-Up

Link to Los Angeles Times Service article:


5) Latest Issue of Tolltrans

Link to magazine:


6) Blackbox Feature Will be Added to Korean Navigation Devices in 2010

Link to blog on CNET Asia:


7) Pierce County Ferry Adds Web Capability

Link to article in The News Tribune:

Link to Ferry Current Location site:


8) Device Tracks Teens’ Driving

Link to video report on KNBC-TV:

Link to tiwi Web site:


9) New York City Subway Countdown Clocks Pass the Test

Link to video report on WCBS-TV:

(Note: The voice you hear on the announcements is the editor of the TCN)

10) Ticket Misprint Turns Male Metra Riders Female

Link to article on Chicago Breaking News:

Upcoming Events

APWA Sustainability in Public Works Conference – June 8-10 – Minneapolis, Minnesota

Friday Bonus

Transportation technology comes through again.

Today in Transportation History

1959 **50th anniversary** - Michael P. Anderson, an astronaut who died during re-entry of the Space Shuttle Columbia, was born in Plattsburgh, New York.


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