Monday, December 13, 2010

Monday, December 13, 2010

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Monday, December 13, 2010 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Second Air Traffic Control Summit Opens in Abu Dhabi

Link to article on Trade Arabia:

2) FAA Needs to Implement More Efficient Performance-Based Navigation Procedures and Clarify the Role

Link to report from the US DOT Office of Inspector General:


3) A Lawsuit Over Cleveland Traffic Cameras is Getting the Green Light

Link to story and video on WJW-TV:,0,1663747.story

4) Jakarta Police Install Hidden Cameras to Monitor Traffic Violations

Link to article in The Jakarta Post:

5) Battle Heats Up Between Police Officers and Civilians Who Record Them

Link to commentary in The Huffington Post:


6) California Toll Scofflaws Get Free Ride with Confidential License Plates

Link to article in the Contra Costa Times:


7) GPS Not the Answer to Fatigue and Speed: Road Tech

Link to article in Supply Chain Review:


8) Taxi TV Screens Gain Ad Business in New York

Link to article in The New York Times:


9) Indian Railroad to Install Fog Safety Devices

Link to article in The Economic Times:


10) New Fog Warning System in Venice, Italy Region Pays for Itself Ten Times Over

Link to article in the VTT Newsletter:


11) New Jersey Senate Panel Advances Emergency Notification Registry in Auto Accidents

Link to AP article:

12) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Launches Truck Safety Program Online

Link to article in The Journal of Commerce:

Link to news release:


13) Chicago Transit Authority Bus Driver Models Customer Service

Link to column in the Chicago Tribune:


14) Yosemite Staff Find Ways to Manage Record Crowds

Link to article in The Fresno Bee:

15) Real-Time Traffic Development in China

Link to article from iSuppli:


16) Smarter Sensors for Tire Monitors

Link to article in The New York Times:

News Releases

1) Trimble Acquires Tata AutoComp Mobility Telematics

2) American Airlines Launches Industry's First iPhone Travel App for Employees, Retirees

3) Bristol International Airport App Keeps Flyers Informed

Upcoming Events

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Today in Transportation History

1960 **50th anniversary** A new airplane altitude record of 91,450 feet was set by a North American RA-5C Vigilante.


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