Friday, November 26, 2010

Friday, November 26, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, November 26, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057

Making Connections 2011 – Workforce Solutions to Keep America Moving

March 17, 2011 – Hilton Washington, DC/Silver Spring

Join other transportation industry leaders, trainers and policymakers at this day-long national conference to share successes and exchange cutting edge best practices in public transportation workforce development. This year's theme is Workforce Solutions to Keep America Moving.

Anticipated workshops: Marketing Transit Careers to the Millennial Generation · Building Training Partnerships from the Ground Up · Paying for Training in Tough Times · Achieving a Culture of Safety · Career Ladders in a Green Economy · Validating Your Local Courseware to National Training Standards · Preparing Industry Leadership for Partnerships · Apprenticeship Programs in Transit · Sustainable Communities, Equity and Transportation · Looking Up the Track: Safety and Regulatory Changes


1) The Virtual Airline is Already Here

Link to article in Airport Business:$41150


2) Traffic Engineer Provides Insight Into Signs and Safety Measures

Link to article in The Oklahoman:


3) LNG Company Balks at Describing Hazards of Savannah, Georgia Truck Route

Link to article in the Savannah Morning News:


4) Saher to Cover Jeddah in One Year

Link to article in The Saudi Gazette:


5) Old Ship Logs Fill In Weather History of Past 250 Years

Link to article in USA Today:

News Releases

1) GEWI Powers Reliable Navigation Services in Singapore

Upcoming Events

National Bike Summit – March 8-10 – Washington, DC

Friday Bonus

Following the elections this month, US DOT has had to re-think their support for high-speed rail. A lower cost alternative has been proposed.,18473/

Today in Transportation History

1990 **20th anniversary** The first flight of the Delta II 7000 rocket took place.

November 27 **100th anniversary** Pennsylvania Station in New York City opened with the inauguration of regular through train service.


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