Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Taiwan Advertises for Support to Join UN Aviation Group

Link to CAN article:

2) Shreveport Airport Facebook Group Catches Eye of Southwest Airlines

Link to article in The News-Star:


3) Seattle Gets 'Bike Box' to Make Street Safer for Cyclists

Link to article and video in The Seattle Times:


4) Augmented Reality Comes to Mobile Phones

Link to article on CNET News:

5) Baltimore Rolls Out Transportation Program for Students to 'Rate Your Ride'

Link to article in The Baltimore Sun:,0,3652866.story


6) Getting Off Train Early Costs Professor £155

Link to BBC News story:

7) New Social Media Application to Raise Awareness of European Rail Travel

Link to article on


8) Survey Says: Most Americans Favor Digital Billboards

Link to article on Digital Signage Today:


9) US Senators Introduce Bill to Require Electronic On-Board Recorders

Link to article in The Trucker:

10) Transportation, Industry Look for Ways to Stop Distracted Driving

Link to article on Nextgov:

11) Illinois Hopes Shocking Ads Will Help Deter Texting While Driving

Link to article in the Daily Herald:

12) Understanding the Dynamics of Emergency Communication: Propositions for a Four-Channel Model

Link to article abstract in the Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management:


13) BMW's McKenna: Mobile is Key to Telematics

Link to article in MarketingDaily:

14) Checking in with Esurance on Emerging Tech

Link to interview in Insurance & Technology:


15) Report: No One Running Public Transport Coordination in Melbourne

Link to article and video in The Age:

16) Norman, Oklahoma CART Riders Can Track Buses in Real-Time

Link to article in The Oklahoman:

17) University of Houston Students Raise Concerns Over Bus Shuttle Data Collection, Time

Link to article in The Daily Cougar:

18) 'Smart' Bus Stop Signs in Israel to Say When the Bus is Due

Link to article in The Jerusalem Post:


19) Motorists on New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway to Get High-Tech Traffic Forecasts

Link to article in The Star-Ledger:

20) Waze Brings 'Social Driving' to TV News

Link to article on The Next Web:


21) Consumers Confused by Proposed EPA Car Labels

New labels offer a wealth of information – perhaps too much for consumers seeking simple answers.

Link to article on the Mother Nature Network:

News Releases

1) Radio Competition Names Operation Lifesaver Radio PSA Best of the Year

2) China Auto Electronics Market to Exceed US in 2012

3) Masternaut Launches World’s First All-in-One Vehicle Telematics System

4) Hess Corporation Monitors Driver Safety with FM Communicators

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Today in Transportation History

1910 **100th anniversary** A Wright Brothers bi-plane raced a steam locomotive from Chicago to Springfield.


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