Friday, June 18, 2010

Friday, June 18, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, June 18, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) US, EU to Cooperate on Aviation R&D

Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

2) San Jose, California Airport Makeover Includes Lots of High-Tech Amenities

Link to article in the San Jose Mercury News:


3) New Signs, Improved Markings Aim to Make Rail Crossings Easier to Understand in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Link to article in The Santa Fe New Mexican:


4) A Rare Look Inside the Transportation Security Laboratory

Link to article in Government Security News:

5) Study: Teens Not the Worst Text-Driving Culprits

Link to AP article:


6) 60% of Calls to San Francisco's 311 Line are about Muni

Link to article in The New York Times:


7) California Highway Patrol Unveils Traffic Application for Mobile Devices

Link to article in the Santa Cruz Sentinel:

News Releases

1) Transport Certification Australia Releases Draft In-Vehicle Telematics Strategy: The Road Freight Sector

2) Chicago and American Airlines Expand Marketing Partnership

3) Construction of Iowa Transportation Museum Set to Begin this Year


- Competition and Call – Communicating Concepts with John and Jane Q. Public: Sustainability and Livability – TRB Planning and Environment Group

Upcoming Events

WASTO 2010 Conference – July 11-14 – Bismarck, North Dakota

Friday Bonus

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Today in Transportation History

1910 **100th anniversary** Former US president Theodore Roosevelt returned by ship to New York City following an African safari and was honored by a ticker-tape parade.

*This is a joke, not a real product.


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