Friday, January 28, 2011

Friday, January 28, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, January 28, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Airlines Offer Little Help to Fliers After In-Flight Trauma

Link to article in USA Today:

2) 'iFood' May be Coming to Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport's Gates

Link to article in the Star Tribune:

3) Airport Carpets Stir Online Passion

Link to story on CNN:

Link to Carpets for Airports:


4) Verizon Upgrades Navigation Service

Link to article in TWICE:

Link to news release from Verizon Wireless:


5) Will 'Intelligent Cities' Put an End to Suburban Sprawl?

Link to article in USA Today:

6) Leak of Drivers' Personal Info Remedied in Beijing

Link to article in the Global Times:

7) iMobility – January 2011 Edition

Link to newsletter from ERTICO:


8) Greater Transparency Urged for Maine Turnpike

Link to AP article:

Link to report from the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability of the Maine State Legislature:


9) Few at Atlanta Airport Pay Attention to Terror Warning Colors

Link to article in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

10) Russia Adopts Color-Coded Terror Alert System

Link to article in The New York Times:

11) Congress, White House, FCC Key on Emergency Spectrum

Link to article in Government Security News:


12) New York MTA's Web Site Overloaded During Snowstorm

Link to article in The Wall Street Journal:

13) Super Bowl Organizers Hope Fans Won't Give Traffic a Second Thought

Link to article in the Star-Telegram:

14) Utah DOT's ATMS Gives You Clear Roads, but (Sorry) No Cash

Link to article in the Standard-Examiner:

Link to CommuterLink:


15) Blind Man Will Use New Technology to Drive in Demonstration at Daytona International Speedway

Link to CP article:

Link to news release from the National Federation of the Blind:

16) In Future, Cars Might Decide if Driver is Drunk

Link to AP article:

17) Pursuing Cars that Won't be Outdated

Link to article in The New York Times:

18) The Coming Explosion of In-Car Infotainment Apps

Link to article in Popular Mechanics:

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Friday Bonus

This makes me embarrassed over the track I built with my Matchbox cars as a kid.

Today in Transportation History

1986 **25th anniversary** The Space Shuttle Challenger exploded after liftoff killing all seven astronauts aboard.


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