Monday, October 11, 2010

Monday, October 11, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, October 11, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) New Runway Lights Seen as Safety Boost at Boston's Logan Airport

Link to article in The Boston Globe:

2) What You'll Pay for In-Flight Wi-Fi

Link to article in PCWorld:

3) 'Pushing Tin' Puts South African Air Traffic Controller on Cloud Nine

Link to article in the Weekend Post:


4) Finding Your Way Through the Mall or the Airport, with a Cellphone Map

Link to article in The New York Times:


5) Kentucky Group Sues Over Nixed 'In God We Trust' License Plate

Link to story on Fox News:


6) LTE for Railways

Link to blog in Mass Transit:


7) Ears Provide New Way of Identifying People in Airports

Link to article in The Telegraph:


8) Clipper Transit Fare Card to Gain Chinese Name

Link to article in the San Francisco Chronicle:

9) Service, Smiles

Boston T customer service agent always has the right answer.

Link to article in the Boston Globe:

10) DC Metro Prepping Map for Makeover

Link to story on WTOP Radio:

11) The App Trap

DC is awash in real-time transit information and it's driving us nuts.

Link to commentary and video in the Washington City Paper:


12) MapMyIndia Pilots Traffic Updates in India; Starts with Delhi

Link to article on MediaNama:

13) Closed Circuit TV Cameras, Message Boards Being Installed Along West Virginia Turnpike

Link to story on MetroNews:

14) Smart Lights Speed Traffic in Brevard County, Florida

Link to article in Florida Today:


15) Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic

Link to article in The New York Times:

16) States Test Wireless Emissions Data Systems

Link to article in Light & Medium Truck:

News Releases

1) Median Man Radio PSA Wins National Award

2) Tennessee 511 Receives Three Millionth Call

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Today in Transportation History

1910 **100th anniversary** Former US president Theodore Roosevelt, became the first American president to fly in an airplane.


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