Friday, April 2, 2010

Friday, April 2, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, April 2, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) FAA Planners Size Up Workforce Demands with New Air Traffic Control System
Link to article on Nextgov:

2) March 2010 Issue of The Front Online
Link to newsletter from the National Weather Service:


3) Japanese Government to Ax Mileage Discount for ETC-Equipped Cars
Link to article in The Daily Yomiuri:


4) Singapore Company Charting Their Way in Business
Link to article from The Strait Times:


5) A Bridge to Fame in Boise, Honest
Major project includes a kiosk at the airport, online videos and a Facebook page.
Link to article in The New York Times:


6) US Revamps Screening of Passengers
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

7) Mass Transportation Security Mess: Report Details Chilling Inefficiencies
Link to ABC News story and video:
Link to report from the US Department of Homeland Security Inspector General:

8) LaHood Targets Ford’s Sync Ad for Distracted Driving
Link to blog in U.S. News & World Report:


9) UPS Turns Data Analysis Into Big Savings
Link to CNET News article:


10) ‘Does God Care if I’m Gay?’ Ads Pulled from Toronto Transit
Link to article in the Toronto Sun:

11) SEPTA Bus Shelters Getting a Makeover
Plans to eventually include real-time arrival information at all shelters.
Link to story on KYW Radio:

12) Using Social Media to Make Transit Fun
Link to blog on PlanningPool:


13) New Rule Would Require Electronic Recorders in Some Commercial Trucks
Link to article in the Lexington Herald-Leader:

14) Motorcycle Study Suggest Safety Courses Don’t Reduce Crashes
Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

15) Cars to Turn Into Mobile Wi-Fi Spots to Connect to Facebook, Twitter
Link to article from The Daily Telegraph:

News Releases

Upcoming Events
Community Transportation Expo – May 23-28 – Long Beach, California

Friday Bonus
If you want the Easter Bunny to stop at your house, make sure you stop for him first.

Today in Transportation History    
1910 **100th anniversary** Hubert Le Blon, a French aviator and noted automobilist, became the sixth person to die in an airplane crash.

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