Friday, November 12, 2010

Friday, November 12, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, November 12, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Transport Scotland Hunts for Major IT Deal

Link to article on ZDNet UK:


2) UK Man Loses Appeal Against Conviction for Tweeting Joke Airport Bomb Threat

Link to article in The Guardian:

3) Accusations by Radio Host Prompt TSA Posting of Security Footage

Link to article in Government Security News:


4) New Train Technology Implemented to Keep Metrolink Riders Safe

Link to story on KGTV-TV:


5) New Signs Help Drivers Find Best Route from Provo to Lehi, Utah

Link to article in the Daily Herald:


6) Audi A1 E-tron to Use Google Earth Navigation

Link to blog on CNET:

7) Mobile Device Connectivity Keeps the Car Relevant

Link to article in EE Times:

News Releases

1) Data from Today's Connected Vehicles Capable of Delivering Immediate Benefits to Automakers, Insurers, Insured Drivers

2) From Norway to New Zealand – TomTom Brings HD Traffic to Eight New Countries

3) NJ Transit Integrates 'My Transit' with Amber Alert

4) Video Gamer Teaches GMC Vehicle to 'Talk'

Upcoming Events

Teens in the Driver Seat - TDS FEST – March 5 – Carrollton, Texas

Today in Transportation History

1970 **40th anniversary** The Oregon State Highway Division used explosives to destroy a dead beached whale. The blast brought some unexpected results.

November 14

1910 **100th anniversary** The first airplane takeoff from a US Navy ship took place in Hampton Roads, Virginia.


The Transportation Communications Newsletter is published electronically Monday through Friday.

To subscribe (for free) or unsubscribe, please contact me at

TCN archives:

Become a TCN fan on Facebook!

Questions, comments about the TCN? Please write the editor, Bernie Wagenblast

© 2010 Bernie Wagenblast

No comments: