Thursday, October 14, 2010

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Thursday, October 14, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) New Scanner Aims to Make Liquid on Planes Safer

Link to AP article:


2) Analysis: Loma Linda, California Yellow Lights Were Illegally Short

Link to article in the Contra Costa Times:


3) Expert: TSA 'Playing Games' with Public Records Requests

Link to story and video on KUSA-TV:

4) ITS Japan News: GOTO, the Islands of EVITS

Link to article from ERTICO:

5) Which Mobile Search Features Will be Handy for Travelers

Link to interview on EyeforTravel:


6) Smarter Parking in San Francisco

Link to article in Governing:


7) Families Pay for Missouri DOT Signs to Remember Victims of Drunken Driving

Link to story and video on KYTV-TV:,0,276089.story

8) Information Overload is Endangering Urban Road Users in Ireland

Link to column in the Galway Advertiser:


9) Valley Metro Unveils Driver Safety Train Wrap

Link to article in Metro:

10) Do Terrorism Warnings Work?

Link to blog in The National Interest:

Link to Encounter on Voice of America:

11) Txting n Driving is No LOL Matter

Link to commentary in The Arbiter:


12) GM Taps OnStar to Drive Volt Charging

Link to CNET News article:

13) OnStar Eyes Insurance Discounts

Link to article in the Detroit Free Press:


14) US Defense Department Seeks to Expand ID Cards for Use at Transit Systems, ATMs

Link to article on Nextgov:

15) Catch the T

New iPhone app delivers real-time data to your fingertips.

Link to video report from Abbey Niezgoda:


16) McLaren's New Tech-Savvy Sports Car

Link to video on Forbes:

News Releases

1) For Teen Driver Safety Week, Operation Lifesaver Offers Rail Crossing Safety Tips, Training

2) New Technology Helps Drivers Say No to Texting and Cell Phone Distraction

3) FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro Participates in Commercial Motor Vehicle Technology Showcase

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Today in Transportation History

1910 **100th anniversary** Claude Grahame-White landed a plane on a street next to the White House.


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