Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057

AASHTO Daily Transportation Update

AASHTO’s Daily Transportation Update provides a selection of links to transportation-related news stories and Federal Register notices on the Internet every weekday morning. The DTU helps you keep up with media coverage of the industry from across the country and federal transportation regulatory actions. Subscribe today at


1) US Weighs Aiding Airlines with Air Traffic Upgrades

Link to Reuters article:

2) FAA Renames General Aviation Magazine, Readies Stand Down

Link to article in Occupational Health & Safety:

3) Palo Alto Airport Hopes to Improve Communication with Community Following Crash

Link to article on Palo Alto Online:


4) Google Maps to Add Bike Maps, Directions

Link to CNET News article:


5) ‘Intelligent Video is Replacing Reactive Video’

Link to interview in InformationWeek:‘Intelligent_video_is_replacing_reactive_video’.aspx


6) Virtually Every Road in the UK Will Appear on Google’s Street View

Link to article in the Daily Mail:


7) DARPA Plans Lightning-Based GPS for Underground Warfighters

Link to article in Popular Science:


8) Amtrak Set to Rail About This or That on Twitter

Link to blog on Tnooz:


9) US Department of Homeland Security Secretary Fields Aviation Security Questions Posed on Facebook and Twitter

Link to article in Government Security News:

10) Texting While Driving: Put the Thumbs Away

Link to story and audio report on NPR’s Morning Edition:

News Releases

1) NTSB Study Shows Introduction of ‘Glass Cockpits’ in General Aviation Airplanes has Not Led to Expected Safety Improvements

2) New Web Site Shows Amtrak Connections to National Park Sites

3) National GPS Usage Data Reveals Walmart is Nation’s Most Searched for Destination While on the Road

Upcoming Events

American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing Annual Conference – April 26-30 – San Diego

Today in Transportation History

1910 **100th anniversary** Emil Aubrun made the first night flight in an airplane.


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