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Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, March 19, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057

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AVIATION

1) FAA Defends Big Budget Hike for New Air Traffic Control System
Link to article on Nextgov:

2) NTSB Wants Better Communication After Northwest Airlines Incident
Link to Bloomberg article:
Link to news release from the NTSB:

3) Eurocontrol Launches Aircraft Identification Program
Link to article in Avionics:

4) Pilots Adjusting to Loran’s Demise
Link to article from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association:

CAMERAS

5) Missouri Traffic Enforcement Cameras Raise Constitutional, Authority Issues
Link to article in the Missourian:

6) School Bus Cameras OK’d in New Orleans to Record Other Motorists’ Wrong Moves
Link to article in The Times-Picayune:

OTHER

7) Could School Bus Ads Save School Budgets?
Link to AP article:

PUBLIC INFORMATION / EDUCATION

8) Metra Releases Video of Fatality Hoping It Will Serve as a Reminder of Dangers
Link to story and video on WMAQ-TV:

SAFETY / SECURITY

9) News from ERTICO-ITS Europe
 -  eCall Implementation Plan
 -  Marco Polo Funding Opportunities

10) US Department of Homeland Security’s Progress in Federal Incident Management Planning
Link to report from the DHS Inspector General:

SPACE

11) Moon2.0: Opening Up Space Exploration
NASA’s using social media to promote space exploration.
Link to article on SmartBlog on Social Media:

TRANSIT

12) Illinois RTA, Seeking Cash, Looks Into Ads on Its Web Site
Link to article in the Chicago Sun-Times:

13) When’s the Next Bus Due? There’s an App for that Too
Link to article on TechCrunch Europe:

TRAVELER INFORMATION / TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT

14) Aha Radio App Streams News, Traffic, Facebook, and More
Link to review and video on CNET:

VEHICLES

15) Roewe 350 Touted as the World’s First Android-Powered Automobile
Link to article on ZDNet:


News Releases


Job Postings
 -  Transportation Specialists – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Technology Division – Washington, DC


Upcoming Events
Air Transport Association e-Business Forum – May 17-19 – Seattle


Friday Bonus
Ants keep roads safe – it’s no bull.


Today in Transportation History    
1945 **65th anniversary** The USS Franklin was struck by a Japanese dive-bomber.  The explosions and resulting fires killed 724 crew members aboard the ship.

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