Friday, February 11, 2011

Friday, February 11, 2011

Transportation Communications Newsletter

Friday, February 11, 2011 – ISSN 1529-1057


1) Air Traffic Control Error Numbers Double

Link to AP article:


2) Police Threaten to Arrest Speed Camera 'Artist'

Link to article in the Manningham Leader:

Link to S-cam Facebook page:


3) FCC Cracks Down on Cell Phone and GPS Jamming Devices

Link to article in The Hill:

Link to news release from the Federal Communications Commission:


4) New York City Taxi Commissioner Seeking Changes to TV Service in Cabs

Link to article in The New York Times:


5) Surface Transportation Board to Determine if Class I Railroads Should Separately Report Positive Train Control Costs

Link to article in Progressive Railroading:


6) US Lawmaker Sees Tangled Credentialing Web

Link to article in The Journal of Commerce:


7) Irish National Transport Authority to Launch Live Displays for Bus Information

Link to article on

Link to news release from Transport for Ireland:


8) New Traffic Camera System Will Help Drivers on Florida's Suncoast Avoid Backups

Link to story and video on WWSB-TV:

Link to news release from Sarasota County:

News Releases

1) Cars that Avoid Crashes: Driving Toward Zero Fatalities with Connected Vehicle Technology

2) NTSB Moves Into Social Media with Twitter and YouTube

3) Travelnotifier Launches Real-Time Flight Information Service at Travel Technology Europe

Upcoming Events

International Workshop on Communications Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems – April 14 – Aquascalientes, Mexico

Friday Bonus

Why wait for the bus in a boring shelter? These designs are sure to attract attention.

Today in Transportation History

1861 **150th anniversary** President-elect Abraham Lincoln left Springfield, Illinois on a twelve-day train trip en route to Washington, DC for his inauguration.

1971 **40th anniversary** The Seabed Treaty was signed in London, Moscow and Washington. The pact prohibits the placement of nuclear weapons on the ocean floor.


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