Monday, November 15, 2010

Monday, November 15, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, November 15, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Remodeled Terminal Would Create Blind Spots at LAX, Officials Acknowledge

Link to article in the Los Angeles Times:

2) Report Out on FAA 2009 Telecommunications Outage

Link to article on AvStop.Com:


3) Ireland Deploys Privatized Mobile Speed Camera System

Link to article in The Irish Times:


4) Smart Phone Sales Taking Toll on GPS Devices

Link to article in The New York Times:

5) GLONASS Goes to India

Link to article on Russia & India Report:

6) Meet Karen Jacobsen, the 'Guiding Voice' of GPS

Link to story and video on CBS News' The Early Show:

7) GPS Addict? It May be Eroding Your Brain

Link to story on


8) New Lebanon Traffic Law to Punish Use of Radar-Locator App

Link to article in The Daily Star:

9) Speaking in Codes on Jakarta Police Radio

Link to article in The Jakarta Post:

10) Canada Ends US Exemption for Cargo Data

Link to article in The Journal of Commerce:


11) Arizona's University Medical Center Billboards Warn Red Light Runners

Link to article in the Arizona Daily Star:


12) French Railroad Regrets Role in WWII Deportations

Statement is confined to SNCF's English language Web site.

Link to AP article:


13) Drivers on Florida's Sungrass Expressway Find Toll Plaza Confusing

Link to article in the Sun Sentinel:,0,6489315.story


14) Viral Video Spotlights Airport Security Debate

Link to story and video on CNN's American Morning:

15) New York Approaches Halfway Point for Anti-terror Camera Network

Link to Bloomberg article:


16) Passenger Exposes NJ Transit Bus Driver's Dangerous Conduct and Shines Light on Customer Complaint System

Link to article and video in The Star-Ledger:

17) New York City Transit Union Chief Seeks to Unmask Blogger

Link to AP article:

18) Announcing the Subway Announcement Lady

Link to article in The New York Times:

19) Technology Keeps Chicago 'L' Riders Happy

Link to column in the Chicago Tribune:,0,5954378.column


20) Can Technology Get Calgarians Moving Again?

Link to article in the Calgary Herald:

21) 82 CCTVs to be Installed in Jammu, India for Traffic Management

Link to article in The Indian Express:

22) Best Practices in Traffic Incident Management

Link to report from FHWA:


23) Tweeting to Sell Cars

Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:


24) Tracking a Storm: Satellite Images Come from Virginia Station

Link to article in The Daily Times:

News Releases

1) Melbourne’s M1 Freeway Upgrade and SUNA Traffic Channel Win ITS Australia Awards

2) Zurich Report Highlights How Telematics Helps Reduce Fleet Crashes

3) Toyota is the First Automotive Manufacturer to Incorporate Clear Channel's iheartradio

Job Postings

- Operations Research Analyst – Research and Innovative Technology Administration – Cambridge, Massachusetts


- Request for Proposals – Intelligent Transportation Systems Technology Pre-deployment Strategy – San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)

Upcoming Events

AAAE Aviation Issues Conference – January 9-13 – Kona, Hawaii

Today in Transportation History

1940 **70th anniversary** The Queens Midtown Tunnel, which connects Manhattan and Queens under the East River in New York City, was opened.

1990 **20th anniversary** President George H.W. Bush signed the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990.


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

1 comment:

syeds said...

Avstop and indrus links is informative to read on...

Transportation Education Requirements