Friday, January 7, 2011

Friday, January 7, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, January 7, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Note in Fiery Maryland Package Complained of Road Signs

Link to AP article:


2) Bollywood Stars to Create Awareness About Car Safety in Mumbai

Link to article in The Times of India:


3) Swiss Road Signs to be Overhauled

Link to article on GenevaLunch:

4) High-Tech Highway Weigh Stations Coming to Oklahoma

Link to article in Heavy Duty Trucking:

5) Virtual Survey Crew Ahead: Radiusmeter Takes Guesswork Out of Signs, Markings for Horizontal Curves

Link to article in Texas Transportation Researcher:


6) US Seeks International Cooperation on Transport Security

Link to Reuters article:


7) Nevada Governor, Budget Officials Reject $15 Million Traffic Operations Center in Reno

Link to article in the Reno Gazette Journal:

News Releases

1) New MyFord Mobile App Keeps Focus Electric Owners Engaged and In Control of Electric Car Experience

2) South Carolina DOT Puts Internet-Based Work Request System Online

Upcoming Events

Talking Freight Webinar: IntelliDrive Program Impacts on Highway Freight – January 19

Friday Bonus

If things don't go quite right today, think of the mess these guys from Target had to deal with.

Today in Transportation History

1931 **80th anniversary** The first solo flight across the Tasman Sea, between Australia and New Zealand, was made by Guy Menzies.


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